Historical Events In July - 02
Monday, 18 February 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 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 July - 02 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 On this day in history 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 July - 02.
1298 Battle on Hasenbuhl (Gollheim) between German kings Adolf & Albrecht I on this day in history.
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 Stefanus III Bogdanowitsj, ruler of Moldavia (1457-1504), dies on this day in history.
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 On this day in history nostradamus, [Michel de Nostre-Dam], French astrologist, dies at 62
1576 Muitende Spanish soldiers conquer Zierik Sea on July - 02.
1578 On July - 02 martin Frobisher sights Baffin Island.
1581 On this day in history johann Staden, composer
1582 Battle of Yamazaki: Toyotomi Hideyoshi defeats Akechi Mitsuhide on this day in history.
1589 Guillaume van Messaus, composer on July - 02.
1600 On July - 02 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 On this day in history olivier de Serres, French farming pioneer (silkworms), dies
1621 On July - 02 thomas Harriot, English astronomer
1636 Daniel Speer, composer on this day in history.
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 On July - 02 battle of Marston Moor: Parliamentary forces defeat royalists
1644 On July - 02 abraham a Santa Clara, [Johann Megerle], German court vicar
1644 William Gascoigne, introduced telescopic sights, is killed at 24 on July - 02.