Historical Events In July - 02
Monday, 08 August 2022
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 July - 02.
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 July - 02.
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 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 July - 02.
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 Adolf van Nassau, RC-German king (1292-98), dies in battle at about 43 on this day in history.
1489 On July - 02 thomas Cranmer, England, archbishop/reformer/martyr
1504 On July - 02 stefanus III Bogdanowitsj, ruler of Moldavia (1457-1504), dies
1555 On July - 02 turgut Reis sacks the Italian city of Paola.
1561 On July - 02 menas, Emperor of Ethiopia, defeats a revolt in Emfraz.
1566 Nostradamus French astrologer/physician/prophet, dies in Salon on this day in history.
1566 On this day in history nostradamus, [Michel de Nostre-Dam], French astrologist, dies at 62
1576 On July - 02 muitende Spanish soldiers conquer Zierik Sea
1578 Martin Frobisher sights Baffin Island on July - 02.
1581 On July - 02 johann Staden, composer
1582 On July - 02 battle of Yamazaki: Toyotomi Hideyoshi defeats Akechi Mitsuhide.
1589 Guillaume van Messaus, composer on this day in history.
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 Thomas Harriot, English astronomer on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1644 Battle of Marston Moor: Parliamentary forces defeat royalists on July - 02.
1644 Abraham a Santa Clara, [Johann Megerle], German court vicar on this day in history.