Historical Events In July - 02
Tuesday, 16 October 2018
0310 Pope Miltiades is elected on this day in history.
0311 On this day in history st Militiades begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0419 Valentinian III, Roman emperor (425-55) on this day in history.
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 this day in history 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 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 on July - 02.
0936 Henry I the Vogelaar, German king (919-36)/duke of Saxon 912-36, dies on this day in history.
0963 On July - 02 the imperial army proclaims Nicephorus Phocas to be Emperor of the Romans on the plains outside Cappadocian Caesarea.
1140 On July - 02 hartbert becomes bishop of Utrecht
1214 On this day in history battle of La Roche-aux-Moines (Angers)
1298 Battle on Hasenbuhl (Gollheim) between German kings Adolf & Albrecht I on July - 02.
1298 On July - 02 adolf van Nassau, RC-German king (1292-98), dies in battle at about 43
1489 Thomas Cranmer, England, archbishop/reformer/martyr on this day in history.
1504 Stefanus III Bogdanowitsj, ruler of Moldavia (1457-1504), dies on this day in history.
1555 Turgut Reis sacks the Italian city of Paola on July - 02.
1561 Menas, Emperor of Ethiopia, defeats a revolt in Emfraz on July - 02.
1566 On July - 02 nostradamus French astrologer/physician/prophet, dies in Salon
1566 Nostradamus, [Michel de Nostre-Dam], French astrologist, dies at 62 on July - 02.
1576 On July - 02 muitende Spanish soldiers conquer Zierik Sea
1578 Martin Frobisher sights Baffin Island on this day in history.
1581 On this day in history johann Staden, composer
1582 Battle of Yamazaki: Toyotomi Hideyoshi defeats Akechi Mitsuhide on July - 02.
1589 Guillaume van Messaus, composer on July - 02.
1600 On this day in history battle at Newport: Earl Mauritius van Nassau beats Spanish Army
1613 On July - 02 the first English expedition from Massachusetts against Acadia led by Samuel Argall.
1619 On July - 02 olivier de Serres, French farming pioneer (silkworms), dies
1621 On July - 02 thomas Harriot, English astronomer
1636 On July - 02 daniel Speer, composer
1644 Battle of Marston Moor; Parliamentary forces defeat royalists on July - 02.
1644 William Gascoigne introduced telescopic sights, is killed at 24 on July - 02.
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.
1644 William Gascoigne, introduced telescopic sights, is killed at 24 on July - 02.