Historical Events In July - 02
Sunday, 28 May 2023
0310 Pope Miltiades is elected on July - 02.
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 July - 02 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 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 this day in history.
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.
1029 The birth of Caliph Al-Mustansir of Cairo (d. 1094) on July - 02.
1140 On July - 02 hartbert becomes bishop of Utrecht
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 July - 02.
1298 Adolf van Nassau, RC-German king (1292-98), dies in battle at about 43 on July - 02.
1489 On July - 02 thomas Cranmer, England, archbishop/reformer/martyr
1504 On this day in history stefanus III Bogdanowitsj, ruler of Moldavia (1457-1504), dies
1555 Turgut Reis sacks the Italian city of Paola on this day in history.
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 Nostradamus, [Michel de Nostre-Dam], French astrologist, dies at 62 on July - 02.
1576 Muitende Spanish soldiers conquer Zierik Sea on July - 02.
1578 Martin Frobisher sights Baffin Island on July - 02.
1581 On July - 02 johann Staden, composer
1582 Battle of Yamazaki: Toyotomi Hideyoshi defeats Akechi Mitsuhide on July - 02.
1589 On this day in history guillaume van Messaus, composer
1600 Battle at Newport: Earl Mauritius van Nassau beats Spanish Army on this day in history.
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 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 July - 02 battle of Marston Moor: Parliamentary forces defeat royalists
1644 On July - 02 abraham a Santa Clara, [Johann Megerle], German court vicar
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