Historical Events In February - 01
Monday, 18 January 2021
0656 Sigebert III, king of Austrasia, dies at about 25 on February - 01.
0772 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
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 February - 01 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 Emperor Karel & King François I sign anti-English treaty on February - 01.
1539 On February - 01 emperor Karel & King Francois I sign anti-English treaty
1552 Edward Coke, Mileham Norfolk, jurist/politician (defended common law) on this day in history.
1563 Menas, Emperor of Ethiopia (died of fever) on February - 01.
1587 On February - 01 english queen Elizabeth I signs Mary Stuart's death sentence
1587 On February - 01 english queen Elizabeth I signs Mary Stuarts death sentence
1590 On February - 01 lawrence Humphrey,English clergyman and educator
1603 On this day in history michael Trumper, composer
1605 Isaac Aboab de Fonseca, Portuguese/Neth rabbi/mystic on this day in history.
1633 Gabriel Schutz, composer on February - 01.
1650 On this day in history 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 The town of Quebec is rocked by an evening earthquake on this day in history.
1666 Sjihab al-Din Sultan C Shah Djahan, mogol of India (Taj-Mahal), dies on February - 01.
1669 On this day in history french King Louis XIV limits freedom of religion
1669 On this day in history miguel Lopez, composer
1669 On February - 01 abandoned child, Huygens friend poet Catharina Questiers, buried at 31
1690 On this day in history francesco Maria Veracini, Italian opera composer
1691 On February - 01 alexander VIII, [Pietro Ottoboni], Italian Pope (1689-91), dies at 80
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 Henri d'Aguesseau's first appointment as chancellor of France on February - 01.
1717 Henri d'Aguesseau's 1st appointment as chancellor of France on this day in history.