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 This day in History - October 2
457 Historic Events for October 2
472

Olybrius, emperor of Westromeinse republic (472), dies

Death
939

Battle at Andernach: King Otto and Hermann of Zwaben beat Eberhard of France and Giselbert of Lutherans

Event
939

Giselbert, duke of Lutheran, drowns at about 49

Death
976

Hisham II appointed kalief of C¢rdoba

Event
1113

Mawdoed, Selchuk emir/governor of Mosul, dies

Death
1134

Storm flood ravages Zeeland county

Event
1187

Sultan Saladin captures Jerusalem from Crusaders

Event
1264

Urbanus IV, [Jacques Pantal‚on], French Pope (1261-64), dies

Death
1452

King Richard III, of England (1483-85)

Birth
1492

King Henry VII of England invades France

Event
1517

John Murmelius, humanist/theory/school book writer, dies at about 37

Death
1518

English cardinal Thomas Wolsey makes European plan

Event
1535

Jacques Carti‚r discovers Mount Royal (Montr‚al)

Event
1540

Venice/Turkey signs peace

Event
1564

Andreas Vesalius, [Andries of Wesel], Flemish anatomist, dies at 49

Death
1572

Spanish army occupies/plunders/destroys Mechelen

Event
1586

Battle at Zutphen: English-Dutch army

Event
1588

Bernardino Telesio, Italian philosopher (Rerum in Child), dies

Death
1595

Jacob Louys, Flemish engraver

Birth
1608

Prototype of modern reflecting telescope completed by Jan Lippershey

Event
1614

French king Louis XIII (13) declared an adult

Event
1616

A Gryphius, writer

Birth
1617

Isaac Oliver, miniature painter, dies

Death
1619

G‚d‚on Tallemant des R‚aux, French author (Historiettes)

Birth
1629

Pierre the B‚rulle, French cardinal/founder (French Oratorio), dies

Death