Historical Events In July - 02
Tuesday, 22 October 2019
0310 On July - 02 pope Miltiades is elected.
0311 St Militiades begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
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 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 this day in history.
0783 On this day in history bert(h)a/Berthrada, mother of Charles the Great, dies
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 On July - 02 henry I the Vogelaar, German king (919-36)/duke of Saxon 912-36, dies
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 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 this day in history.
1298 Adolf van Nassau, RC-German king (1292-98), dies in battle at about 43 on July - 02.
1489 Thomas Cranmer, England, archbishop/reformer/martyr on July - 02.
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 this day in history menas, Emperor of Ethiopia, defeats a revolt in Emfraz.
1566 On this day in history nostradamus French astrologer/physician/prophet, dies in Salon
1566 On this day in history nostradamus, [Michel de Nostre-Dam], French astrologist, dies at 62
1576 On this day in history muitende Spanish soldiers conquer Zierik Sea
1578 Martin Frobisher sights Baffin Island on July - 02.
1581 Johann Staden, composer on July - 02.
1582 Battle of Yamazaki: Toyotomi Hideyoshi defeats Akechi Mitsuhide on July - 02.
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 On this day in history olivier de Serres, French farming pioneer (silkworms), dies
1621 Thomas Harriot, English astronomer on July - 02.
1636 On July - 02 daniel Speer, composer
1644 On this day in history 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 this day in history 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.