Historical Events In March - 02
Wednesday, 08 April 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 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 March - 02.
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 this day in history.
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 this day in history charles, the Good, Count of Vlanderen, murdered
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 this day in history 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 On this day in history franz von Sickingen, German knight
1498 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
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 this day in history.
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 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 this day in history.
1760 Camille Desmoulins, France, journalist/pamphleteer/revolution leader on this day in history.
1769 DeWitt Clinton, (Gov/Sen-NY) on March - 02.
1772 On this day in history robert J Pothier, French lawyer, dies at 73
1776 Americans begin shelling British troops in Boston on March - 02.
1787 Jean SOME Allamand, French theologist/natural philosopher, dies at 73 on this day in history.