Historical Events In March - 02
Monday, 19 August 2019
0871 Battle at Marton Ethelred van Wessex beats Danish invasion army on March - 02.
0871 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
0986 On this day in history louis V becomes King of the Franks.
0986 On March - 02 lotharius, King of France (954-86), dies at 44
1121 Dirk VI becomes count of Holland on this day in history.
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 On this day in history charles, the Good, Count of Vlanderen, murdered
1316 Robert II, the Steward, King of Scotland (1371-90) on March - 02.
1333 On March - 02 wladyslaw IV, the Short One/Great, duke/king of Poland, dies
1383 On this day in history 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 March - 02.
1459 On March - 02 adrian VI, [Adriaan F Boeyens], Netherlands, Pope (1522-23)
1481 Franz von Sickingen, German knight on March - 02.
1498 On March - 02 vasco da Gama's fleet visits Mozambique Island
1545 On March - 02 thomas Bodley, England, diplomat/scholar
1555 Ludovico Spontoni, composer on March - 02.
1572 On this day in history mem de Sá, Portuguese Governor-General of Brazil
1619 Anne of Denmark, daughter of Danish king Frederik II, dies at 44 on this day in history.
1629 On this day in history english king Charles I leaces house of commons
1675 On this day in history prince William III installed as Governor of Overijssel
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 On this day in history antoine-Frederic Gresnick, composer
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 On March - 02 camille Desmoulins, France, journalist/pamphleteer/revolution leader
1769 On this day in history deWitt Clinton, (Gov/Sen-NY)
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 Jean SOME Allamand, French theologist/natural philosopher, dies at 73 on this day in history.