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 This day in History - March 2
401 Historic Events for March 2
871

Battle at Marton: Ethelred van Wessex beats Danish invasion army

Event
986

Lotharius, King of France (954-86), dies at 44

Death
1121

Dirk VI becomes count of Holland

Event
1122

Floris II, the fat one, count of Holland, dies

Death
1127

Charles, the Good, Count of Vlanderen, murdered

Death
1316

Robert II, the Steward, King of Scotland (1371-90)

Birth
1333

Wladyslaw IV, the Short One/Great, duke/king of Poland, dies

Death
1383

Amadeus VI, count of Savoy, dies

Death
1409

John II, French duke of Alen‡on/co-fighter of Jeanne d'arc

Birth
1458

Hussite George van Podiebrad chosen king of Bohemia

Event
1459

Adrian VI, [Adriaan F Boeyens], Netherlands, Pope (1522-23)

Birth
1481

Franz von Sickingen, German knight

Birth
1498

Vasco da Gama's fleet visits Mozambique Island

Event
1545

Thomas Bodley, England, diplomat/scholar

Birth
1555

Ludovico Spontoni, composer

Birth
1609

Hadji Chalfa/Kƒtib Tsjelebi, Turkish literary (Djihannma)

Birth
1619

Anne of Denmark, daughter of Danish king Frederik II, dies at 44

Death
1629

English king Charles I leaces house of commons

Event
1675

Prince William III installed as governor of Overijssel

Event
1725

Georg F H„ndels opera "Giulio Cesare in Egitto," premieres in London

Event
1755

Antoine-Frederic Gresnick, composer

Birth
1758

Johann Baptist Zimmermann, German stucco worker, buried at 78

Death
1759

Johann Christian Friedrich Haeffner, composer

Birth
1760

Camille Desmoulins, France, journalist/pamphleteer/revolution leader

Birth
1769

DeWitt Clinton, (Gov/Sen-NY)

Birth