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 This day in History - June 2
370 Historic Events for June 2
455

A D Gaiseric and the Vandals sacked Rome

Event
575

Benedict I begins his reign as Catholic Pope

Event
657

St Eugene I ends his reign as Catholic Pope

Event
657

Eugene I, Italian Pope (654-7), dies

Death
1129

Fulco V's son Godfried marries king Henry I's daughter Mathildis

Event
1504

George/Joris van Egmont, bishop of Utrecht

Birth
1535

Leo XI, [Alessandro O de' Medici], Italy, Pope (1605)

Birth
1564

Gellius Faber, [Jelle Smit], Fries theologist, dies

Death
1572

Thomas Howard 4th duke of Norfolk, English Earl, executed at 36

Death
1575

Pieter Aertsen, [Long Worm], painter, dies at about 65

Death
1577

Giovanni Righi, composer

Birth
1597

Diederik Sonoy, German/Neth governor of Northern quarter, dies at 67

Death
1614

Benjamin Rogers, composer

Birth
1619

England and Netherlands signs treaty about business in the Indies

Event
1624

Jan III Sobieski, King of Poland (1674-96)

Birth
1625

Prince Frederik Henry sworn in as viceroy of Holland/Zealand

Event
1627

English king Charles I establishes Guyana Company

Event
1632

Ernst Casimir, count of Nassau-Dietz/mayor of Friesland, dies at 58

Death
1633

Prince Frederik Henry conquerors fort Rhine at Cologne

Event
1639

Floris II van Pallandt, earl of Culemborg/politician, dies at 62

Death
1676

John de Haen, vice-admiral (Kijkduin/Palermo), dies in battle at 45?

Death
1676

Battle at Palermo: French beats Dutch/Spanish fleet

Event
1676

... d'ybarra, Spanish (admiral?), dies in battle

Death
1678

Pieter the Great, regent/diplomat, dies at 63

Death
1697

Monarch August van Saksen becomes Catholic

Event