Historical Events In July - 02
Tuesday, 26 January 2021
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 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 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 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 The birth of Caliph Al-Mustansir of Cairo (d. 1094) on this day in history.
1140 Hartbert becomes bishop of Utrecht on July - 02.
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 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 On this day in history menas, Emperor of Ethiopia, defeats a revolt in Emfraz.
1566 Nostradamus French astrologer/physician/prophet, dies in Salon on July - 02.
1566 Nostradamus, [Michel de Nostre-Dam], French astrologist, dies at 62 on this day in history.
1576 Muitende Spanish soldiers conquer Zierik Sea on July - 02.
1578 Martin Frobisher sights Baffin Island on July - 02.
1581 Johann Staden, composer on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1621 Thomas Harriot, English astronomer on this day in history.
1636 On this day in history 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 July - 02.
1644 Battle of Marston Moor: Parliamentary forces defeat royalists on this day in history.
1644 On this day in history abraham a Santa Clara, [Johann Megerle], German court vicar