Historical Events In February - 01
Wednesday, 21 April 2021
0656 Sigebert III, king of Austrasia, dies at about 25 on February - 01.
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 February - 01 hendrik II, duke of Brabant (1235-48), dies
1294 Louis II, the Stern, ruler of Upper-Bayern, dies on February - 01.
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 Charles IV, the Handsome, King of France (1322-28), dies on February - 01.
1502 On February - 01 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 On February - 01 emperor Karel & King Francois I sign anti-English treaty
1552 Edward Coke, Mileham Norfolk, jurist/politician (defended common law) on February - 01.
1563 Menas, Emperor of Ethiopia (died of fever) on this day in history.
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 February - 01.
1605 On February - 01 isaac Aboab de Fonseca, Portuguese/Neth rabbi/mystic
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 Dutch garrison on Formosa surrenders for Chinese pirates on February - 01.
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 this day in history.
1669 French King Louis XIV limits freedom of religion on this day in history.
1669 On February - 01 miguel Lopez, composer
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 Alexander VIII, [Pietro Ottoboni], Italian Pope (1689-91), dies at 80 on this day in history.
1694 John L baron van Elderen, 63rd bishop of Liege (1688-94), dies at 73 on February - 01.
1709 On this day in history alexander Selkirk [Robinson Crusoe] rescued from Juan Fernandez
1710 On this day in history 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 February - 01 henri d'Aguesseau's first appointment as chancellor of France
1717 On February - 01 henri d'Aguesseau's 1st appointment as chancellor of France