Historical Events In February - 01
Wednesday, 20 March 2019
0656 Sigebert III, king of Austrasia, dies at about 25 on this day in history.
0772 On February - 01 adrian I begins his reign as Catholic Pope
1204 On February - 01 alexius IV Angelus, regent of Byzantium (1203-04), murdered
1248 On this day in history hendrik II, duke of Brabant (1235-48), dies
1294 On February - 01 louis II, the Stern, ruler of Upper-Bayern, dies
1327 On February - 01 teenaged Edward III is crowned King of England, but the country is ruled by his mother Queen Isabella and her lover Roger Mortimer.
1328 On this day in history charles IV, the Handsome, King of France (1322-28), dies
1502 Olivier de la Marche, Flemish writer/poet/governor, dies on this day in history.
1539 On February - 01 emperor Karel & King François I sign anti-English treaty
1539 Emperor Karel & King Francois I sign anti-English treaty on this day in history.
1552 On February - 01 edward Coke, Mileham Norfolk, jurist/politician (defended common law)
1563 On this day in history menas, Emperor of Ethiopia (died of fever)
1587 On this day in history english queen Elizabeth I signs Mary Stuart's death sentence
1587 English queen Elizabeth I signs Mary Stuarts death sentence on February - 01.
1590 Lawrence Humphrey,English clergyman and educator on this day in history.
1603 Michael Trumper, composer on February - 01.
1605 On February - 01 isaac Aboab de Fonseca, Portuguese/Neth rabbi/mystic
1633 On this day in history gabriel Schutz, composer
1650 On this day in history rene Descartes, philosopher "I think therefore I am", stops thinking
1659 On February - 01 jacob Roggeveen, Dutch Swiss lawyer/navigator (Easter Island)
1662 Dutch garrison on Formosa surrenders for Chinese pirates on this day in history.
1663 On this day in history the town of Quebec is rocked by an evening earthquake
1666 Sjihab al-Din Sultan C Shah Djahan, mogol of India (Taj-Mahal), dies on February - 01.
1669 On this day in history french King Louis XIV limits freedom of religion
1669 Miguel Lopez, composer on this day in history.
1669 On February - 01 abandoned child, Huygens friend poet Catharina Questiers, buried at 31
1690 Francesco Maria Veracini, Italian opera composer on this day in history.
1691 On February - 01 alexander VIII, [Pietro Ottoboni], Italian Pope (1689-91), dies at 80
1694 John L baron van Elderen, 63rd bishop of Liege (1688-94), dies at 73 on February - 01.
1709 On February - 01 alexander Selkirk [Robinson Crusoe] rescued from Juan Fernandez
1710 On February - 01 konrad E Ackermann, German actor (Die Oberpfalz)
1713 The Kalabalik or Tumult in Bendery results from the Ottoman sultan's order that his unwelcome guest, King Charles XII of Sweden, be seized on this day in history.
1717 On this day in history henri d'Aguesseau's first appointment as chancellor of France
1717 On February - 01 henri d'Aguesseau's 1st appointment as chancellor of France