Historical Events In March - 02
Wednesday, 23 October 2019
0871 On March - 02 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 Louis V becomes King of the Franks on March - 02.
0986 On this day in history lotharius, King of France (954-86), dies at 44
1121 On this day in history dirk VI becomes count of Holland
1122 On March - 02 floris II, the fat one, count of Holland, dies
1127 Assassination of Charles the Good, Count of Flanders on March - 02.
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 Wladyslaw IV, the Short One/Great, duke/king of Poland, dies on this day in history.
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 March - 02 hussite George van Podiebrad chosen king of Bohemia
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 On March - 02 vasco da Gama's fleet visits Mozambique Island
1545 Thomas Bodley, England, diplomat/scholar on March - 02.
1555 On March - 02 ludovico Spontoni, composer
1572 Mem de SĂˇ, 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 March - 02.
1675 Prince William III installed as Governor of Overijssel on March - 02.
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 The Loves of Mars and Venus becomes the first ballet performed in England on March - 02.
1725 On this day in history georg F Händels opera "Giulio Cesare in Egitto", premieres in London
1755 Antoine-Frederic Gresnick, composer on this day in history.
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 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 On this day in history jean SOME Allamand, French theologist/natural philosopher, dies at 73