Historical Events In March - 02
Tuesday, 11 December 2018
0871 On this day in history 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 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 Louis V becomes King of the Franks on this day in history.
0986 On March - 02 lotharius, King of France (954-86), dies at 44
1121 Dirk VI becomes count of Holland on March - 02.
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 this day in history.
1333 On March - 02 wladyslaw IV, the Short One/Great, duke/king of Poland, dies
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 Hussite George van Podiebrad chosen king of Bohemia on March - 02.
1459 On this day in history adrian VI, [Adriaan F Boeyens], Netherlands, Pope (1522-23)
1481 Franz von Sickingen, German knight on March - 02.
1498 On this day in history vasco da Gama's fleet visits Mozambique Island
1545 On this day in history 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 On March - 02 anne of Denmark, daughter of Danish king Frederik II, dies at 44
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 March - 02 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 Antoine-Frederic Gresnick, composer on March - 02.
1758 Johann Baptist Zimmermann, German stucco worker, buried at 78 on this day in history.
1759 Johann Christian Friedrich Haeffner, composer on this day in history.
1760 On this day in history 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 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.