Historical Events In March - 02
Monday, 22 April 2019
0871 Battle at Marton Ethelred van Wessex beats Danish invasion army on this day in history.
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 this day in history 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 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 On March - 02 charles, the Good, Count of Vlanderen, murdered
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 March - 02.
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 this day in history hussite George van Podiebrad chosen king of Bohemia
1459 On March - 02 adrian VI, [Adriaan F Boeyens], Netherlands, Pope (1522-23)
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 Ludovico Spontoni, composer on this day in history.
1572 Mem de Sá, Portuguese Governor-General of Brazil on March - 02.
1619 On this day in history anne of Denmark, daughter of Danish king Frederik II, dies at 44
1629 English king Charles I leaces house of commons on this day in history.
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 March - 02.
1758 On March - 02 johann Baptist Zimmermann, German stucco worker, buried at 78
1759 Johann Christian Friedrich Haeffner, composer on March - 02.
1760 On March - 02 camille Desmoulins, France, journalist/pamphleteer/revolution leader
1769 DeWitt Clinton, (Gov/Sen-NY) on this day in history.
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.