Historical Events In July - 02
Tuesday, 31 March 2020
0310 On this day in history pope Miltiades is elected.
0311 On this day in history 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 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 On this day in history henry I the Vogelaar, German king (919-36)/duke of Saxon 912-36, dies
0963 On July - 02 the imperial army proclaims Nicephorus Phocas to be Emperor of the Romans on the plains outside Cappadocian Caesarea.
1029 On this day in history the birth of Caliph Al-Mustansir of Cairo (d. 1094)
1140 Hartbert becomes bishop of Utrecht on July - 02.
1214 Battle of La Roche-aux-Moines (Angers) on July - 02.
1298 On July - 02 battle on Hasenbuhl (Gollheim) between German kings Adolf & Albrecht I
1298 On this day in history adolf van Nassau, RC-German king (1292-98), dies in battle at about 43
1489 Thomas Cranmer, England, archbishop/reformer/martyr on this day in history.
1504 Stefanus III Bogdanowitsj, ruler of Moldavia (1457-1504), dies on this day in history.
1555 On this day in history turgut Reis sacks the Italian city of Paola.
1561 Menas, Emperor of Ethiopia, defeats a revolt in Emfraz on this day in history.
1566 Nostradamus French astrologer/physician/prophet, dies in Salon on this day in history.
1566 Nostradamus, [Michel de Nostre-Dam], French astrologist, dies at 62 on this day in history.
1576 Muitende Spanish soldiers conquer Zierik Sea on this day in history.
1578 Martin Frobisher sights Baffin Island on this day in history.
1581 On this day in history johann Staden, composer
1582 On this day in history battle of Yamazaki: Toyotomi Hideyoshi defeats Akechi Mitsuhide.
1589 Guillaume van Messaus, composer on this day in history.
1600 Battle at Newport: Earl Mauritius van Nassau beats Spanish Army on July - 02.
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 this day in history thomas Harriot, English astronomer
1636 On this day in history daniel Speer, composer
1644 Battle of Marston Moor; Parliamentary forces defeat royalists on this day in history.
1644 On July - 02 william Gascoigne introduced telescopic sights, is killed at 24
1644 On this day in history battle of Marston Moor: Parliamentary forces defeat royalists
1644 Abraham a Santa Clara, [Johann Megerle], German court vicar on July - 02.