Historical Events In February - 01
Friday, 17 August 2018
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 Hendrik II, duke of Brabant (1235-48), dies on this day in history.
1294 On this day in history 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 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 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 On this day in history menas, Emperor of Ethiopia (died of fever)
1587 English queen Elizabeth I signs Mary Stuart's death sentence on February - 01.
1587 English queen Elizabeth I signs Mary Stuarts death sentence on this day in history.
1590 Lawrence Humphrey,English clergyman and educator on this day in history.
1603 On this day in history michael Trumper, composer
1605 On this day in history isaac Aboab de Fonseca, Portuguese/Neth rabbi/mystic
1633 On February - 01 gabriel Schutz, composer
1650 Rene Descartes, philosopher "I think therefore I am", stops thinking on this day in history.
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 The town of Quebec is rocked by an evening earthquake on February - 01.
1666 On February - 01 sjihab al-Din Sultan C Shah Djahan, mogol of India (Taj-Mahal), dies
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 On February - 01 john L baron van Elderen, 63rd bishop of Liege (1688-94), dies at 73
1709 On this day in history alexander Selkirk [Robinson Crusoe] rescued from Juan Fernandez
1710 Konrad E Ackermann, German actor (Die Oberpfalz) on February - 01.
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 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