Historical Events In March - 02
Thursday, 26 November 2020
0871 On this day in history battle at Marton Ethelred van Wessex beats Danish invasion army
0871 On March - 02 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 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 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 March - 02.
1316 On March - 02 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 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 On March - 02 hussite George van Podiebrad chosen king of Bohemia
1459 On this day in history adrian VI, [Adriaan F Boeyens], Netherlands, Pope (1522-23)
1481 Franz von Sickingen, German knight on this day in history.
1498 On this day in history vasco da Gama's fleet visits Mozambique Island
1545 On March - 02 thomas Bodley, England, diplomat/scholar
1555 Ludovico Spontoni, composer on this day in history.
1572 Mem de Sá, 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 English king Charles I leaces house of commons on March - 02.
1675 Prince William III installed as Governor of Overijssel on March - 02.
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 The Loves of Mars and Venus becomes the first ballet performed in England on March - 02.
1725 Georg F Händels opera "Giulio Cesare in Egitto", premieres in London on this day in history.
1755 Antoine-Frederic Gresnick, composer on this day in history.
1758 On this day in history 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 March - 02.
1769 On this day in history deWitt Clinton, (Gov/Sen-NY)
1772 Robert J Pothier, French lawyer, dies at 73 on this day in history.
1776 Americans begin shelling British troops in Boston on March - 02.
1787 On this day in history jean SOME Allamand, French theologist/natural philosopher, dies at 73