Historical Events In March - 02
Thursday, 05 August 2021
0871 Battle at Marton Ethelred van Wessex beats Danish invasion army on this day in history.
0871 On March - 02 battle at Marton: Ethelred van Wessex beats Danish invasion army
0986 Lothair IV of the Franks dies March 2 at age 44 and is succeeded by his son, 19, who will reign briefly as Louis V (le Fainéant), embroiling the Carolingians with Adalberon, archbishop of Reims, and Hugh Capet on March - 02.
0986 On this day in history louis V becomes King of the Franks.
0986 Lotharius, King of France (954-86), dies at 44 on this day in history.
1121 Dirk VI becomes count of Holland on March - 02.
1122 On March - 02 floris II, the fat one, count of Holland, dies
1127 On March - 02 assassination of Charles the Good, Count of Flanders.
1127 On March - 02 charles, the Good, Count of Vlanderen, murdered
1316 On March - 02 robert II, the Steward, King of Scotland (1371-90)
1333 Wladyslaw IV, the Short One/Great, duke/king of Poland, dies on March - 02.
1383 Amadeus VI, count of Savoy, dies on this day in history.
1409 John II, French duke of Alencon/co-fighter of Jeanne d'arc on March - 02.
1458 Hussite George van Podiebrad chosen king of Bohemia on March - 02.
1459 Adrian VI, [Adriaan F Boeyens], Netherlands, Pope (1522-23) on this day in history.
1481 Franz von Sickingen, German knight on this day in history.
1498 Vasco da Gama's fleet visits Mozambique Island on this day in history.
1545 Thomas Bodley, England, diplomat/scholar on March - 02.
1555 On this day in history ludovico Spontoni, composer
1572 Mem de Sá, Portuguese Governor-General of Brazil on March - 02.
1619 Anne of Denmark, daughter of Danish king Frederik II, dies at 44 on this day in history.
1629 English king Charles I leaces house of commons on this day in history.
1675 Prince William III installed as Governor of Overijssel on this day in history.
1699 On March - 02 pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville 1661-1706 builds Fort Maurepas on the Gulf of Mexico; French control now extends all the way down the Mississippi River.
1717 On this day in history the Loves of Mars and Venus becomes the first ballet performed in England.
1725 On March - 02 georg F Händels opera "Giulio Cesare in Egitto", premieres in London
1755 Antoine-Frederic Gresnick, composer on March - 02.
1758 Johann Baptist Zimmermann, German stucco worker, buried at 78 on this day in history.
1759 On this day in history johann Christian Friedrich Haeffner, composer
1760 Camille Desmoulins, France, journalist/pamphleteer/revolution leader on March - 02.
1769 DeWitt Clinton, (Gov/Sen-NY) on this day in history.
1772 On March - 02 robert J Pothier, French lawyer, dies at 73
1776 Americans begin shelling British troops in Boston on March - 02.
1787 Jean SOME Allamand, French theologist/natural philosopher, dies at 73 on March - 02.