Historical Events In July - 02
Tuesday, 03 August 2021
0310 On July - 02 pope Miltiades is elected.
0311 On July - 02 st Militiades begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0419 Valentinian III, Roman emperor (425-55) on July - 02.
0626 On this day in history 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.
0706 On July - 02 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.
0783 Bert(h)a/Berthrada, mother of Charles the Great, dies on July - 02.
0936 On this day in history 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 On July - 02 henry I the Vogelaar, German king (919-36)/duke of Saxon 912-36, dies
0963 On this day in history the imperial army proclaims Nicephorus Phocas to be Emperor of the Romans on the plains outside Cappadocian Caesarea.
1029 The birth of Caliph Al-Mustansir of Cairo (d. 1094) on July - 02.
1140 Hartbert becomes bishop of Utrecht on this day in history.
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 Stefanus III Bogdanowitsj, ruler of Moldavia (1457-1504), dies on this day in history.
1555 On July - 02 turgut Reis sacks the Italian city of Paola.
1561 Menas, Emperor of Ethiopia, defeats a revolt in Emfraz on this day in history.
1566 Nostradamus French astrologer/physician/prophet, dies in Salon on this day in history.
1566 Nostradamus, [Michel de Nostre-Dam], French astrologist, dies at 62 on this day in history.
1576 On this day in history muitende Spanish soldiers conquer Zierik Sea
1578 On this day in history martin Frobisher sights Baffin Island.
1581 Johann Staden, composer on July - 02.
1582 On July - 02 battle of Yamazaki: Toyotomi Hideyoshi defeats Akechi Mitsuhide.
1589 On this day in history guillaume van Messaus, composer
1600 Battle at Newport: Earl Mauritius van Nassau beats Spanish Army on July - 02.
1613 On this day in history the first English expedition from Massachusetts against Acadia led by Samuel Argall.
1619 On this day in history olivier de Serres, French farming pioneer (silkworms), dies
1621 Thomas Harriot, English astronomer on this day in history.
1636 Daniel Speer, composer on July - 02.
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 On July - 02 battle of Marston Moor: Parliamentary forces defeat royalists
1644 Abraham a Santa Clara, [Johann Megerle], German court vicar on July - 02.