Historical Events In July - 02
Saturday, 24 August 2019
0310 Pope Miltiades is elected on July - 02.
0311 On July - 02 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 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 On this day in history henry I the Vogelaar, German king (919-36)/duke of Saxon 912-36, dies
0963 On this day in history the imperial army proclaims Nicephorus Phocas to be Emperor of the Romans on the plains outside Cappadocian Caesarea.
1140 On July - 02 hartbert becomes bishop of Utrecht
1214 Battle of La Roche-aux-Moines (Angers) on July - 02.
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 this day in history thomas Cranmer, England, archbishop/reformer/martyr
1504 On July - 02 stefanus III Bogdanowitsj, ruler of Moldavia (1457-1504), dies
1555 Turgut Reis sacks the Italian city of Paola on July - 02.
1561 Menas, Emperor of Ethiopia, defeats a revolt in Emfraz on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1576 On July - 02 muitende Spanish soldiers conquer Zierik Sea
1578 Martin Frobisher sights Baffin Island on this day in history.
1581 On July - 02 johann Staden, composer
1582 Battle of Yamazaki: Toyotomi Hideyoshi defeats Akechi Mitsuhide on July - 02.
1589 Guillaume van Messaus, composer on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1619 Olivier de Serres, French farming pioneer (silkworms), dies on July - 02.
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 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 this day in history.
1644 William Gascoigne, introduced telescopic sights, is killed at 24 on July - 02.