Today in Medieval History, April 2

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Good morning! Today is April 2, 2010

 

On this date in Medieval History:

 

Notable Births

0742 Charlemagne 1st Holy Roman emperor (800-14)
1602 Maria de Jesus de Agreda [Maria Coronel] Spanish franciscan
1618 Francesco M Grimaldi mathematician/physicist (light defraction)
1628 Constantin Christian Dedekind composer
1632 Georg Caspar Weckler composer

 

Notable Deaths

1118 Boudouin I of Bologne/Edessa, 1st crusader/king of Jerusalem, dies
1416 Ferdinand I the Justified, king of Aragon/Sicily, dies at 52
1502 Arthur English crown prince/husband of Catharina of Aragón, dies
1640 Matthias C Sarbiewski [Sarbievius], Polish jesuit/poet, dies at 45
1657 Ferdinand III King of Hungarian/Bohemia/German Emperor, dies at 48

 

Notable Events

0999 Gerbert of Aurillac elected as 1st French Pope
1416 Alfonso V succeeds his father as king of Aragón
1513 Explorer Juan Ponce de León claims Florida for Spain
1550 Jews are expelled from Genoa Italy
1559 England/France signs 1st Treaty of Le Cateau-Cambrésis
1590 States-General appoints earl Mauritius, viceroy of Utrecht
1595 Cornelis de Houtman's ships depart to Asia through Cape of Good Hope
1645 Robert Devereux resigns as parliament supreme commander

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Interesting information. Thanks for sharing. Have an outstanding weekend.

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Thanks Steve for the cool stats. Have a great Spring!

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