Historical Events In February - 01
Thursday, 11 August 2022
0656 On February - 01 sigebert III, king of Austrasia, dies at about 25
0772 Adrian I begins his reign as Catholic Pope on February - 01.
1204 Alexius IV Angelus, regent of Byzantium (1203-04), murdered on February - 01.
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 this day in history 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 Olivier de la Marche, Flemish writer/poet/governor, dies on this day in history.
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 February - 01 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 this day in history.
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 February - 01 michael Trumper, composer
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 Jacob Roggeveen, Dutch Swiss lawyer/navigator (Easter Island) on this day in history.
1662 Dutch garrison on Formosa surrenders for Chinese pirates on February - 01.
1663 On February - 01 the town of Quebec is rocked by an evening earthquake
1666 On February - 01 sjihab al-Din Sultan C Shah Djahan, mogol of India (Taj-Mahal), dies
1669 On this day in history french King Louis XIV limits freedom of religion
1669 On this day in history miguel Lopez, composer
1669 Abandoned child, Huygens friend poet Catharina Questiers, buried at 31 on this day in history.
1690 On February - 01 francesco Maria Veracini, Italian opera composer
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 Alexander Selkirk [Robinson Crusoe] rescued from Juan Fernandez on February - 01.
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 February - 01.
1717 On February - 01 henri d'Aguesseau's first appointment as chancellor of France
1717 Henri d'Aguesseau's 1st appointment as chancellor of France on February - 01.