Historical Events In March - 02
Saturday, 27 November 2021
0871 On this day in history battle at Marton Ethelred van Wessex beats Danish invasion army
0871 Battle at Marton: Ethelred van Wessex beats Danish invasion army on March - 02.
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 this day in history.
0986 On March - 02 louis V becomes King of the Franks.
0986 On this day in history lotharius, King of France (954-86), dies at 44
1121 Dirk VI becomes count of Holland on March - 02.
1122 Floris II, the fat one, count of Holland, dies on this day in history.
1127 Assassination of Charles the Good, Count of Flanders on March - 02.
1127 On March - 02 charles, the Good, Count of Vlanderen, murdered
1316 On this day in history robert II, the Steward, King of Scotland (1371-90)
1333 On this day in history wladyslaw IV, the Short One/Great, duke/king of Poland, dies
1383 On March - 02 amadeus VI, count of Savoy, dies
1409 John II, French duke of Alencon/co-fighter of Jeanne d'arc on March - 02.
1458 On this day in history hussite George van Podiebrad chosen king of Bohemia
1459 Adrian VI, [Adriaan F Boeyens], Netherlands, Pope (1522-23) on March - 02.
1481 On this day in history franz von Sickingen, German knight
1498 Vasco da Gama's fleet visits Mozambique Island on this day in history.
1545 Thomas Bodley, England, diplomat/scholar on March - 02.
1555 Ludovico Spontoni, composer on this day in history.
1572 On this day in history mem de Sá, Portuguese Governor-General of Brazil
1619 On this day in history anne of Denmark, daughter of Danish king Frederik II, dies at 44
1629 On this day in history english king Charles I leaces house of commons
1675 On March - 02 prince William III installed as Governor of Overijssel
1699 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 on March - 02.
1717 On March - 02 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 On March - 02 antoine-Frederic Gresnick, composer
1758 On March - 02 johann Baptist Zimmermann, German stucco worker, buried at 78
1759 Johann Christian Friedrich Haeffner, composer on March - 02.
1760 Camille Desmoulins, France, journalist/pamphleteer/revolution leader on this day in history.
1769 DeWitt Clinton, (Gov/Sen-NY) on March - 02.
1772 On March - 02 robert J Pothier, French lawyer, dies at 73
1776 Americans begin shelling British troops in Boston on this day in history.
1787 On March - 02 jean SOME Allamand, French theologist/natural philosopher, dies at 73