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 This day in History - April 2
348 Historic Events for April 2
742

Charlemagne, 1st Holy Roman emperor (800-14)

Birth
999

Gerbert of Aurillac elected as 1st French Pope

Event
1118

Boudouin I, of Bologne/Edessa, 1st crusader/king of Jerusalem, dies

Death
1416

Alfonso V succeeds his father as king of Arag¢n

Event
1416

Ferdinand I, the Justified, king of Aragon/Sicily, dies at 52

Death
1502

Arthur, English crown prince/husband of Catharina of Arag¢n, dies

Death
1513

Florida discovered, claimed for Spain by Ponce de Le¢n

Event
1550

Jews are expelled from Genoa Italy

Event
1559

Genoa Italy, expels Jews

Event
1559

England/France signs 1st Treaty of Le Cateau-Cambr‚sis

Event
1590

States-General appoints earl Mauritius, viceroy of Utrecht

Event
1595

Cornelis de Houtman's ships depart to Asia through Cape of Good Hope

Event
1602

Maria de Jesus de Agreda, [Maria Coronel], Spanish franciscan

Birth
1618

Francesco M Grimaldi, mathematician/physicist (light defraction)

Birth
1628

Constantin Christian Dedekind, composer

Birth
1632

Georg Caspar Weckler, composer

Birth
1640

Matthias C Sarbiewski, [Sarbievius], Polish jesuit/poet, dies at 45

Death
1645

Robert Devereux resigns as parliament supreme commander

Event
1657

Ferdinand III, King of Hungarian/Bohemia/German Emperor, dies at 48

Death
1705

Johann Lohner, composer, dies at 59

Death
1711

Jan Punt, Dutch engraver/illustrator/actor (Gideonschool)

Birth
1713

Onno Zwier van Haren, Frisian poet (Fatherland)

Birth
1725

Casanova, writer

Birth
1728

Franz Asplmayr, composer

Birth
1733

Giacomo Tritto, composer

Birth