Historical Events In February - 01
Tuesday, 04 August 2020
0656 On February - 01 sigebert III, king of Austrasia, dies at about 25
0772 Adrian I begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
1204 Alexius IV Angelus, regent of Byzantium (1203-04), murdered on February - 01.
1248 On February - 01 hendrik II, duke of Brabant (1235-48), dies
1294 Louis II, the Stern, ruler of Upper-Bayern, dies on February - 01.
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 Charles IV, the Handsome, King of France (1322-28), dies on this day in history.
1502 On February - 01 olivier de la Marche, Flemish writer/poet/governor, dies
1539 Emperor Karel & King François I sign anti-English treaty on this day in history.
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 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 this day in history.
1590 Lawrence Humphrey,English clergyman and educator on February - 01.
1603 Michael Trumper, composer on this day in history.
1605 Isaac Aboab de Fonseca, Portuguese/Neth rabbi/mystic on this day in history.
1633 On this day in history gabriel Schutz, composer
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 February - 01 dutch garrison on Formosa surrenders for Chinese pirates
1663 On February - 01 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 French King Louis XIV limits freedom of religion on this day in history.
1669 On this day in history miguel Lopez, composer
1669 Abandoned child, Huygens friend poet Catharina Questiers, buried at 31 on February - 01.
1690 On this day in history francesco Maria Veracini, Italian opera composer
1691 Alexander VIII, [Pietro Ottoboni], Italian Pope (1689-91), dies at 80 on February - 01.
1694 On February - 01 john L baron van Elderen, 63rd bishop of Liege (1688-94), dies at 73
1709 On February - 01 alexander Selkirk [Robinson Crusoe] rescued from Juan Fernandez
1710 Konrad E Ackermann, German actor (Die Oberpfalz) on this day in history.
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 February - 01.
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