Historical Events In July - 02
Wednesday, 12 August 2020
0310 Pope Miltiades is elected on this day in history.
0311 St Militiades begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0419 On July - 02 valentinian III, Roman emperor (425-55)
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 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 Henry I the Vogelaar, German king (919-36)/duke of Saxon 912-36, dies on this day in history.
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 On July - 02 the birth of Caliph Al-Mustansir of Cairo (d. 1094)
1140 On this day in history hartbert becomes bishop of Utrecht
1214 Battle of La Roche-aux-Moines (Angers) on July - 02.
1298 On July - 02 battle on Hasenbuhl (Gollheim) between German kings Adolf & Albrecht I
1298 On July - 02 adolf van Nassau, RC-German king (1292-98), dies in battle at about 43
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 Turgut Reis sacks the Italian city of Paola on this day in history.
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 July - 02.
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 Guillaume van Messaus, composer on July - 02.
1600 Battle at Newport: Earl Mauritius van Nassau beats Spanish Army on July - 02.
1613 The first English expedition from Massachusetts against Acadia led by Samuel Argall on July - 02.
1619 Olivier de Serres, French farming pioneer (silkworms), dies on July - 02.
1621 On July - 02 thomas Harriot, English astronomer
1636 On this day in history daniel Speer, composer
1644 Battle of Marston Moor; Parliamentary forces defeat royalists on this day in history.
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.