Historical Events In February - 01
Friday, 19 July 2019
0656 On February - 01 sigebert III, king of Austrasia, dies at about 25
0772 On February - 01 adrian I begins his reign as Catholic Pope
1204 On this day in history alexius IV Angelus, regent of Byzantium (1203-04), murdered
1248 On this day in history hendrik II, duke of Brabant (1235-48), dies
1294 Louis II, the Stern, ruler of Upper-Bayern, dies on this day in history.
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 February - 01.
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 February - 01 emperor Karel & King François I sign anti-English treaty
1539 Emperor Karel & King Francois I sign anti-English treaty on February - 01.
1552 Edward Coke, Mileham Norfolk, jurist/politician (defended common law) on February - 01.
1563 On this day in history menas, Emperor of Ethiopia (died of fever)
1587 English queen Elizabeth I signs Mary Stuart's death sentence on this day in history.
1587 On this day in history english queen Elizabeth I signs Mary Stuarts death sentence
1590 On this day in history lawrence Humphrey,English clergyman and educator
1603 Michael Trumper, composer on this day in history.
1605 On February - 01 isaac Aboab de Fonseca, Portuguese/Neth rabbi/mystic
1633 Gabriel Schutz, composer on February - 01.
1650 On February - 01 rene Descartes, philosopher "I think therefore I am", stops thinking
1659 On this day in history jacob Roggeveen, Dutch Swiss lawyer/navigator (Easter Island)
1662 On this day in history dutch garrison on Formosa surrenders for Chinese pirates
1663 On this day in history the town of Quebec is rocked by an evening earthquake
1666 On this day in history sjihab al-Din Sultan C Shah Djahan, mogol of India (Taj-Mahal), dies
1669 French King Louis XIV limits freedom of religion on February - 01.
1669 Miguel Lopez, composer on this day in history.
1669 Abandoned child, Huygens friend poet Catharina Questiers, buried at 31 on February - 01.
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 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 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 On February - 01 henri d'Aguesseau's first appointment as chancellor of France
1717 On this day in history henri d'Aguesseau's 1st appointment as chancellor of France