Historical Events In March - 02
Saturday, 25 January 2020
0871 On this day in history battle at Marton Ethelred van Wessex beats Danish invasion army
0871 On this day in history battle at Marton: Ethelred van Wessex beats Danish invasion army
0986 On this day in history 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
0986 On March - 02 louis V becomes King of the Franks.
0986 Lotharius, King of France (954-86), dies at 44 on March - 02.
1121 On this day in history dirk VI becomes count of Holland
1122 Floris II, the fat one, count of Holland, dies on March - 02.
1127 On March - 02 assassination of Charles the Good, Count of Flanders.
1127 Charles, the Good, Count of Vlanderen, murdered on this day in history.
1316 On March - 02 robert II, the Steward, King of Scotland (1371-90)
1333 On March - 02 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 this day in history.
1458 Hussite George van Podiebrad chosen king of Bohemia on this day in history.
1459 Adrian VI, [Adriaan F Boeyens], Netherlands, Pope (1522-23) on this day in history.
1481 On this day in history franz von Sickingen, German knight
1498 On March - 02 vasco da Gama's fleet visits Mozambique Island
1545 Thomas Bodley, England, diplomat/scholar on March - 02.
1555 Ludovico Spontoni, composer on this day in history.
1572 Mem de SĂˇ, Portuguese Governor-General of Brazil on this day in history.
1619 Anne of Denmark, daughter of Danish king Frederik II, dies at 44 on March - 02.
1629 On March - 02 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 this day in history the Loves of Mars and Venus becomes the first ballet performed in England.
1725 Georg F Händels opera "Giulio Cesare in Egitto", premieres in London on March - 02.
1755 On this day in history antoine-Frederic Gresnick, composer
1758 Johann Baptist Zimmermann, German stucco worker, buried at 78 on March - 02.
1759 On March - 02 johann Christian Friedrich Haeffner, composer
1760 Camille Desmoulins, France, journalist/pamphleteer/revolution leader on March - 02.
1769 DeWitt Clinton, (Gov/Sen-NY) on March - 02.
1772 Robert J Pothier, French lawyer, dies at 73 on March - 02.
1776 On March - 02 americans begin shelling British troops in Boston
1787 Jean SOME Allamand, French theologist/natural philosopher, dies at 73 on this day in history.