Historical Events In July - 02
Saturday, 20 April 2019
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 this day in history valentinian III, Roman emperor (425-55)
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 this day in history.
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 July - 02.
0963 On July - 02 the imperial army proclaims Nicephorus Phocas to be Emperor of the Romans on the plains outside Cappadocian Caesarea.
1140 Hartbert becomes bishop of Utrecht on this day in history.
1214 Battle of La Roche-aux-Moines (Angers) on this day in history.
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 this day in history 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 Menas, Emperor of Ethiopia, defeats a revolt in Emfraz on July - 02.
1566 Nostradamus French astrologer/physician/prophet, dies in Salon on July - 02.
1566 On July - 02 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 On July - 02 johann Staden, composer
1582 On July - 02 battle of Yamazaki: Toyotomi Hideyoshi defeats Akechi Mitsuhide.
1589 On July - 02 guillaume van Messaus, composer
1600 On July - 02 battle at Newport: Earl Mauritius van Nassau beats Spanish Army
1613 The first English expedition from Massachusetts against Acadia led by Samuel Argall on July - 02.
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 On July - 02 william Gascoigne introduced telescopic sights, is killed at 24
1644 Battle of Marston Moor: Parliamentary forces defeat royalists on this day in history.
1644 Abraham a Santa Clara, [Johann Megerle], German court vicar on this day in history.
1644 On July - 02 william Gascoigne, introduced telescopic sights, is killed at 24