Historical Events In July - 02
Friday, 17 August 2018
0310 Pope Miltiades is elected on July - 02.
0311 St Militiades begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0419 Valentinian III, Roman emperor (425-55) on this day in history.
0626 In fear of assassination, Li Shimin ambushes and kills his rival brothers Li Yuanji and Li Jiancheng in the Incident at Xuanwu Gate. On September 4, Shimin's father abdicates in his favour and Shimin becomes Emperor Taizong of Tang, Emperor of China on this day in history.
0706 In China, Emperor Zhongzong of Tang has the remains of Emperor Gaozong of Tang, his wife and recently-deceased ruling empress Wu Zetian, her son Li Xian, her grandson Li Chongrun, and granddaughter Li Xianhui all interred in a new tomb complex outside Chang'an known as the Qianling Mausoleum, located on Mount Liang on July - 02.
0783 Bert(h)a/Berthrada, mother of Charles the Great, dies on July - 02.
0936 On July - 02 the German king Henry the Fowler dies at Memleben at age 60 after a 17-year reign in which he has created the Saxon army and founded Saxon town life
0936 Henry I the Vogelaar, German king (919-36)/duke of Saxon 912-36, dies on this day in history.
0963 The imperial army proclaims Nicephorus Phocas to be Emperor of the Romans on the plains outside Cappadocian Caesarea on this day in history.
1140 On this day in history hartbert becomes bishop of Utrecht
1214 Battle of La Roche-aux-Moines (Angers) on this day in history.
1298 Battle on Hasenbuhl (Gollheim) between German kings Adolf & Albrecht I on this day in history.
1298 Adolf van Nassau, RC-German king (1292-98), dies in battle at about 43 on July - 02.
1489 On this day in history thomas Cranmer, England, archbishop/reformer/martyr
1504 On this day in history stefanus III Bogdanowitsj, ruler of Moldavia (1457-1504), dies
1555 On this day in history turgut Reis sacks the Italian city of Paola.
1561 On July - 02 menas, Emperor of Ethiopia, defeats a revolt in Emfraz.
1566 On this day in history nostradamus French astrologer/physician/prophet, dies in Salon
1566 Nostradamus, [Michel de Nostre-Dam], French astrologist, dies at 62 on this day in history.
1576 On July - 02 muitende Spanish soldiers conquer Zierik Sea
1578 On July - 02 martin Frobisher sights Baffin Island.
1581 Johann Staden, composer on this day in history.
1582 On this day in history battle of Yamazaki: Toyotomi Hideyoshi defeats Akechi Mitsuhide.
1589 On this day in history guillaume van Messaus, composer
1600 On this day in history battle at Newport: Earl Mauritius van Nassau beats Spanish Army
1613 On this day in history the first English expedition from Massachusetts against Acadia led by Samuel Argall.
1619 Olivier de Serres, French farming pioneer (silkworms), dies on July - 02.
1621 On this day in history thomas Harriot, English astronomer
1636 On July - 02 daniel Speer, composer
1644 On July - 02 battle of Marston Moor; Parliamentary forces defeat royalists
1644 On this day in history william Gascoigne introduced telescopic sights, is killed at 24
1644 Battle of Marston Moor: Parliamentary forces defeat royalists on July - 02.
1644 Abraham a Santa Clara, [Johann Megerle], German court vicar on July - 02.
1644 On July - 02 william Gascoigne, introduced telescopic sights, is killed at 24