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 This day in History - July 2
392 Historic Events for July 2
311

St Militiades begins his reign as Catholic Pope

Event
419

Valentinian III, Roman emperor (425-55)

Birth
783

Bert(h)a/Berthrada, mother of Charles the Great, dies

Death
936

Henry I the Vogelaar, German king (919-36)/duke of Saxon 912-36, dies

Death
1140

Hartbert becomes bishop of Utrecht

Event
1214

Battle of La Roche-aux-Moines (Angers)

Event
1214

English king John begins siege around Lille France

Event
1298

Battle on Hasenbuhl (Gollheim) between German kings Adolf and Albrecht I

Event
1298

Adolf van Nassau, RC-German king (1292-98), dies in battle at about 43

Death
1489

Thomas Cranmer, England, archbishop/reformer/martyr

Birth
1504

Stefanus III Bogdanowitsj, ruler of Moldavia (1457-1504), dies

Death
1566

Nostradamus, [Michel de Nostre-Dam], French astrologist, dies at 62

Death
1576

Muitende Spanish soldiers conquer Zierik Sea

Event
1581

Johann Staden, composer

Birth
1589

Guillaume van Messaus, composer

Birth
1600

Battle at Newport: Earl Mauritius van Nassau beats Spanish Army

Event
1619

Olivier de Serres, French farming pioneer (silkworms), dies

Death
1636

Daniel Speer, composer

Birth
1644

Abraham a Santa Clara, [Johann Megerle], German court vicar

Birth
1644

Battle of Marston Moor: Parliamentary forces defeat royalists

Event
1644

William Gascoigne, introduced telescopic sights, is killed at 24

Death
1647

Daniel Finch 2nd earl of Nottingham, English min of foreign affairs

Birth
1652

Guillielmus "Willem" Kerricx, Flemish sculptor (Rozenkrans)

Birth
1663

Thomas Selle, composer, dies at 64

Death
1681

Earl of Shaftesbury arrested for high-treason

Event