Historical Events In February - 01
Wednesday, 12 August 2020
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 Alexius IV Angelus, regent of Byzantium (1203-04), murdered on February - 01.
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 Teenaged Edward III is crowned King of England, but the country is ruled by his mother Queen Isabella and her lover Roger Mortimer on this day in history.
1328 On this day in history charles IV, the Handsome, King of France (1322-28), dies
1502 On this day in history olivier de la Marche, Flemish writer/poet/governor, dies
1539 On this day in history 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 this day in history edward Coke, Mileham Norfolk, jurist/politician (defended common law)
1563 On February - 01 menas, Emperor of Ethiopia (died of fever)
1587 English queen Elizabeth I signs Mary Stuart's death sentence on February - 01.
1587 On February - 01 english queen Elizabeth I signs Mary Stuarts death sentence
1590 Lawrence Humphrey,English clergyman and educator on this day in history.
1603 Michael Trumper, composer on February - 01.
1605 Isaac Aboab de Fonseca, Portuguese/Neth rabbi/mystic on this day in history.
1633 Gabriel Schutz, composer on February - 01.
1650 Rene Descartes, philosopher "I think therefore I am", stops thinking on February - 01.
1659 On February - 01 jacob Roggeveen, Dutch Swiss lawyer/navigator (Easter Island)
1662 On this day in history dutch garrison on Formosa surrenders for Chinese pirates
1663 The town of Quebec is rocked by an evening earthquake on this day in history.
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 On this day in history miguel Lopez, composer
1669 On February - 01 abandoned child, Huygens friend poet Catharina Questiers, buried at 31
1690 On February - 01 francesco Maria Veracini, Italian opera composer
1691 On February - 01 alexander VIII, [Pietro Ottoboni], Italian Pope (1689-91), dies at 80
1694 On February - 01 john L baron van Elderen, 63rd bishop of Liege (1688-94), dies at 73
1709 Alexander Selkirk [Robinson Crusoe] rescued from Juan Fernandez on this day in history.
1710 Konrad E Ackermann, German actor (Die Oberpfalz) on February - 01.
1713 On February - 01 the Kalabalik or Tumult in Bendery results from the Ottoman sultan's order that his unwelcome guest, King Charles XII of Sweden, be seized.
1717 Henri d'Aguesseau's first appointment as chancellor of France on this day in history.
1717 On this day in history henri d'Aguesseau's 1st appointment as chancellor of France