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Events

Events February 2 - Pope John XII crowns Otto I the Great Holy Roman Emperor. ... The term translatio imperii, Latin for transfer of rule, typically refers to the passing of the crown of the Roman emperor. ... John XII (born in Rome circa 937, died May 14, 964), was Pope from 955 to 963, was the son of Alberic II, whom he succeeded as patrician of Rome in 954, being then only eighteen years of age. ... Otto I at his victory over Berengar of Friuli Grave of Otto I in Magdeburg Otto I the Great (November 23, 912 - May 7, 973), son of Henry I the Fowler, king of the Germans, and Matilda of Ringelheim, was Duke of Saxony, King of the Germans and arguably the... The Holy Roman Emperor was, with some variation, the ruler of the Holy Roman Empire, the predecessor of modern Germany, during its existence from the 10th century until its collapse in 1806. ... Events February 2 - Conrad II, Holy Roman Emperor, becomes King of Burgundy. ... Conrad II (c. ... Coat of arms of the 2nd duchy of Burgundy and later of the French province of Burgundy Burgundy (French: Bourgogne) is a historic region of France, inhabited in turn by Pre-Indo-European people, Celts (Gauls), Romans (Gallo-Romans), and various Germanic tribes, most importantly the Burgundians and the Franks. ... Events February 2 - Callixtus II becomes Pope August 20 - Henry I of England routes Louis VI at the Battle of Bremule. ... Callixtus II, né Guido of Vienne (d. ... The Pope is the Catholic Bishop and patriarch of Rome, and head of the Catholic Church. ... // Events February 2 - Battle of Diu took place near Diu, India. ... The naval Battle of Diu was a sea battle that took place on 3 February 1509 near Diu, India, between Portugal and a joint fleet of Egypt, Turkey, and the Sultan of Gujarat. ... Events February 2 - Spaniard Pedro de Mendoza founds Buenos Aires, Argentina. ... Pedro de Mendoza (1487–1537) was a Spanish conquistador, and the first adelantado of the Río de la Plata. ... Buenos Aires (Good Airs in Spanish, originally meaning Fair Winds) is the capital of Argentina and its largest city and port, as well as one of the largest cities in South America. ... Events February 2 - New Amsterdam (later renamed New York City) is incorporated. ... Dutch Revival buildings from the early 20th century on Pearl Street in lower Manhattan recall the Dutch origins of the city. ... New York City, officially named the City of New York, is the most populous city in the United States, the most densely populated major city in North America, and is at the center of international finance, politics, entertainment, and culture. ... // Events January 12 - Two-month freezing period begins in France - The coast of the Atlantic and Seine River freeze, crops fail and at least 24. ... Alexander Selkirk, born Alexander Selcraig, (1676–December 13, 1721) was a sailor who spent 4 years as a castaway on an uninhabited island; he is supposed to be the prototype of Defoes Robinson Crusoe. ... Robinson Crusoe and Man Friday by Carl Offterdinger Robinson Crusoe is a novel by Daniel Defoe, first published in 1719 and sometimes regarded as the first novel in English. ... Daniel Defoe Daniel Defoe (1660 [?] â€“ 1731) was an English writer and journalist who gained enduring fame for his novel Robinson Crusoe. ... 1812 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Fort Ross is a former Russian fur trade outpost in what is now Sonoma County, California (United States). ... State nickname: The Golden State Other U.S. States Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) Senators Dianne Feinstein (D) Barbara Boxer (D) Official languages English Area 410,000 km² (3rd)  - Land 404,298 km²  - Water 20,047 km² (4. ... 1848 is a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Mexican-American War was fought between the United States and Mexico between 1846 and 1848. ... The Mexican Cession (red) and the Gadsden Purchase (orange) The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo was the treaty that ended the Mexican-American War of 1846 to 1848. ... 1848 is a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Gold rush handbill The California Gold Rush was a period in American history marked by mass hysteria concerning a gold discovery in Northern California. ... State nickname: The Golden State Other U.S. States Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) Senators Dianne Feinstein (D) Barbara Boxer (D) Official languages English Area 410,000 km² (3rd)  - Land 404,298 km²  - Water 20,047 km² (4. ... The downtown San Francisco skyline, looking east from the central part of the city. ... 1870 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... An October 1869 photograph showing the Cardiff Giant being exhumed. ... Gypsum is a very soft mineral composed of calcium sulfate dihydrate, with the chemical formula CaSO4·2H2O. // Chemical structure Gypsum from New South Wales, Australia Heating gypsum above approximately 150°C (302°F) partially dehydrates the mineral by driving off exactly 75% of the water contained in its chemical structure. ... Binomial name Homo sapiens Linnaeus, 1758 Subspecies Homo sapiens idaltu (extinct) Homo sapiens sapiens For other uses, see Human (disambiguation). ... 1876 is a leap year starting on Saturday. ... This article refers to the American baseball league. ... MLB logo Major League Baseball (MLB) is the highest level of play in professional baseball in the world. ... 1878 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1880 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Wabash is a city located in Wabash County, Indiana. ... 1882 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Knights of Columbus marching in a St. ... City nickname: The Elm City Location in the state of Connecticut Founded April 24, 1638 County New Haven County Mayor John DeStefano, Jr. ... 1887 is a common year starting on Saturday (click on link for calendar). ... Punxsutawney is a borough located in Jefferson County, Pennsylvania. ... For the movie of the same name see: Groundhog Day (movie) Groundhog Day is a traditional festival celebrated in the USA and Canada on February 2. ... 1897 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... State nickname: The Keystone State Other U.S. States Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Governor Ed Rendell (D) Senators Arlen Specter (R) Rick Santorum (R) Official languages None Area 119,283 km² (33rd)  - Land 116,074 km²  - Water 3,208 km² (2. ... 1899 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Melbourne is the capital and largest city of the state of Victoria, and the second largest city in Australia (after Sydney), with a population of 3. ... Canberra is the capital of the Commonwealth of Australia and, with a population of just over 323,000, is also Australias largest inland city. ... Sydney Harbour looking south from the vicinity of the Sydney Harbour Bridge towards the CBD skyline; the Opera House is visible in the background on the left. ... 1920 is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar) // Events January January 7 - Forces of Russian White admiral Kolchak surrender in Krasnoyarsk. ... 1920 is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar) // Events January January 7 - Forces of Russian White admiral Kolchak surrender in Krasnoyarsk. ... The title given to this article is incorrect due to technical limitations. ... 1925 was a common year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... Dog sled A dog sled (or dogsled) is a sled pulled by one or more dogs used to travel over ice and through snow. ... Nome is a city located in Nome Census Area, Alaska. ... The original 1925 train route to Nenana is in gray, and the southern route of the modern race is in red (part of the National Historic Iditarod Trail. ... 1933 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... Adolf Hitler ( ♫) (April 20, 1889 – April 30, 1945) was Chancellor of Germany from 1933 and Führer und Reichskanzler (Leader and Chancellor) of Germany from 1934 to his death. ... 1935 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... A polygraph or lie detector is a device which measures and records several physiological variables such as blood pressure, heart rate, respiration and skin conductivity while a series of questions is being asked, in an attempt to detect lies. ... Leonard Keeler is the inventor of the polygraph. ... Portage is a city located in Columbia County, Wisconsin. ... 1940 was a leap year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... Old Blue Eyes belts one out Francis Albert Sinatra (December 12, 1915 – May 14, 1998) was an American singer who is considered one of the finest vocalists of all time, renowned for his impeccable phrasing and timing. ... Tommy Dorsey (November 19, 1905–November 26, 1956) was a jazz trombonist in the Big Band era. ... 1943 is a common year starting on Friday. ... World War II was a truly global conflict with many facets: immense human suffering, fierce indoctrinations, and the use of new, extremely devastating weapons such as the atom bomb World War II, also known as the Second World War, was a mid-20th-century conflict that engulfed much of the... Look up Nazi in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... State motto (Russian): Пролетарии всех стран, соединяйтесь! (Transliterated: Proletarii vsekh stran, soedinyaytes!) (Translated: Workers of the world, unite!) Anthems: The Internationale (1922-1944) / Hymn of the Soviet Union (1944-1991) Capital Moscow Matt Owns Tyler - Official language None; Russian (de facto) Government Federation of Socialist republics/ Communist state Last Premier Ivan Silayev Last President... The Battle of Stalingrad was a major turning point in World War II, and is considered the bloodiest and largest battle in human history. ... 1945 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... The President of the United States (often abbreviated POTUS) is the head of state of the United States. ... Franklin Delano Roosevelt (January 30, 1882 – April 12, 1945), 32nd President of the United States (1933-1945), the longest-serving holder of the office and the only man to be elected President more than twice, was one of the central figures of 20th century history. ... In the United Kingdom, the Prime Minister is the head of government, exercising many of the executive functions nominally vested in the Sovereign, who is head of state. ... The Right Honourable Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill, KG , OM , CH , FRS , PC (30 November 1874 – 24 January 1965) was a British statesman, best known as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom during the Second World War. ... State motto (Russian): Пролетарии всех стран, соединяйтесь! (Transliterated: Proletarii vsekh stran, soedinyaytes!) (Translated: Workers of the world, unite!) Anthems: The Internationale (1922-1944) / Hymn of the Soviet Union (1944-1991) Capital Moscow Matt Owns Tyler - Official language None; Russian (de facto) Government Federation of Socialist republics/ Communist state Last Premier Ivan Silayev Last President... Joseph Stalin ( ♫) (Russian, in full: Иосиф Виссарионович Сталин (Josef Vissarionovich Stalin), real name: Иосиф Виссарионович Джугашвили (Josef Vissarionovich Dzhugashvilli), Georgian: იოსებ ჯუღაშვილი (Ioseb Jughashvili); December 6 (OS)/December 18 (NS), 1878 – March 5, 1953) was the leader of the Soviet Union from mid-1920s to his death in 1953 and General Secretary of the Communist Party of the... The Yalta Conference, sometimes called the Crimea Conference and codenamed the Argonaut Conference, was the wartime meeting from February 4 to 11, 1945 between the heads of government of the United States, the United Kingdom, and the Soviet Union. ... 1952 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... This article is about weather phenomena. ... 1962 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... Atmospheric characteristics Surface pressure ≫100 MPa Hydrogen - H2 80% ±3. ... Atmospheric characteristics Atmospheric pressure 0. ... 1967 was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The American Basketball Association (ABA) refers to two distinct professional basketball leagues. ... 1971 is a common year starting on Friday (click for link to calendar). ... Image:Amin dada. ... Obote pictured at the beginning of his second regime in 1980 Apollo Milton Obote (December 28, 1924, Apac, Uganda – October 10, 2005, Johannesburg, South Africa), Prime Minister of Uganda 1962-1966 and President of Uganda 1966-1971/1980-1985, was a Ugandan political leader who led Uganda to independence in... 1972 was a leap year that started on a Saturday. ... A diplomatic mission is a group of people from one nation state present in another nation state to represent the sending state in the receiving State. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... 1976 is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... The Groundhog Day gale was a severe winter storm which hit the north-eastern United States and south-eastern Canada on February 2nd, 1976. ... This page refers to the year 1979. ... Sid Vicious in a 1978 mugshot related to his arrest for the murder of his girlfriend Nancy Spungen. ... 1980 is a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... Abscam (sometimes ABSCAM) was a US political scandal in 1980. ... Official FBI Seal The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is a Federal police force which is the principal investigative arm of the United States Department of Justice (DOJ). ... Seal of the Congress. ... Revolutionary Communist Party of Turkey (in Turkish: Türkiye Devrimci Komünist Partisi) is a clandetine communist party in Turkey. ... 1982 is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Hama Massacre beginning February 2, 1982 occurred when the government of Syria attacked the town of Hama and killed thousands of people. ... The Orontes River and norias in Hama Hama (Arabic: حماه) is a city which is located on the Orontes river in central Syria, north of the city of Homs, and midway between Damascus and Aleppo. ... 1989 is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A Soviet soldier on guard in Afghanistan in 1988. ... Kabul Kabul (34°32′ N 69°10′ E, Kâbl, in Persian کابل) is the capital and largest city of Afghanistan with a population variously estimated at 2 to 4 million. ... 1990 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A segregated beach in South Africa, 1982. ... The President of South Africa is the head of state and head of government under South Africas Constitution. ... President F.W. de Klerk Frederik Willem de Klerk (born March 18, 1936) is a former President of South Africa, serving from September 1989 to May 1994. ... The African National Congress (ANC) is a centre-left political party, and has been South Africas governing party (in a coalition) since the establishment of majority rule in May 1994. ... Nelson Mandela Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, (born July 18, 1918), was the first democratically elected President of South Africa, having previously been a prominent anti-apartheid activist there. ... 1998 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... Cebu Pacific Air is a low-cost airline based in Pasay City, Manila, the Philippines. ... The Douglas DC-9 is a twin-engined jet airliner, first manufactured in 1965 and, in much modified form and under a succession of different names, still in production today as the Boeing 717. ...

Births

Events Philip of Swabia King of Germany and rival Holy Roman Emperor to Otto IV, assassinated June 21 in Bamberg by German Count Otto of Wittelsbach because Philip had refused to give him his daughter in marriage. ... James I of Aragon (Catalan: Jaume I) (Montpellier February 2, 1208 - July 27, 1276), surnamed the Conqueror, was the king of Aragon, count of Barcelona and Lord of Montpellier from 1213 to 1276. ... Events January 21 - Innocent V elected Gregory Xs successor as Pope March 9 - Augsburg becomes an Imperial Free City June - Rudolph I of Germany declares war on Ottokar II, king of Bohemia July 11, Adrian V elected Innocent Vs successor as Pope John XXI succeeds Adrian V as... // Events February 9 - Wars of the Roses: Richard, Duke of York dismissed as Protector February 23 - Johannes Gutenberg prints the first Bible on a printing press May 22 - Wars of the Roses: First Battle of St Albans - Richard, Duke of York and his ally, Richard Neville, Earl of Warwick defeat... Christian II (1481 – 1559) was a Danish monarch and King of Denmark, Norway (1513 – 1523) and Sweden (1520 – 1521), under the Kalmar Union. ... Events January 20 - Christian II becomes King of Denmark and Norway. ... Events January 25 - Alfonso II becomes King of Naples. ... Bona Sforza Bona Sforza (born February 2, 1494 - November 19, 1557) was a queen of Poland and a second wife of Sigismund I of Poland since 1518. ... Reign From December 8, 1506 until April 1, 1548 Coronation On January 24, 1507 in the Wawel Cathedral, Kraków, Poland Royal House Jagiellon Parents Kazimierz IV JagielloÅ„czyk Elżbieta Rakuszanka Consorts Katarzyna Telniczanka Barbara Zapolya Bona Sforza Children with Katarzyna Telniczanka Jan Regina Katarzyna with Barbara Zapolya Jadwiga... Events Spain is effectively bankrupt. ... Events January 1 - Portuguese explorers sailed into Guanabra Bay, Brazil and mistook it for the mouth of a river which they named Rio de Janeiro May 9 - Christopher Columbus leaves Spain for his fourth and final trip to the New World. May 21 - Portuguese discover island of St Helena. ... Damiao de Gois (February 2nd, 1502-January 30th, 1574) born in Alenquer, Portugal, was an important Portuguese humanist philosopher. ... Events April 14 - Battle of Mookerheyde. ... // Events January 21 - Pope Julius II founds the Swiss Guard Second outbreak of the sweating sickness in England Leonardo da Vinci completes the Mona Lisa. ... René de Birague, also Biraghe or Biragro, (born February 2, 1506 in Milano, Italy; died November 24, 1583 in Paris) was a French cardinal and chancellor. ... 1583 was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar. ... Events January 9 - Adrian Dedens becomes Pope Adrian VI. February 26 - Execution by hanging of Cuauhtémoc, Aztec ruler of Tenochtitlan under orders of conquistador Hernán Cortés. ... Lodovico Ferrari (February 2, 1522 - October 5, 1565) was an Italian mathematician. ... Events March 1 - the city of Rio de Janeiro is founded April 27 - Cebu City is established becoming the first Spanish settlement in the Philippines. ... // Events January January 1 - Scotland adopts January 1st as being New Years Day February February 17 - Giordano Bruno burned at the stake for heresy July July 2 - Battle of Nieuwpoort: Dutch forces under Maurice of Nassau defeat Spanish forces under Archduke Albert in a battle on the coastal dunes. ... Gabriel Naudé (February 2, 1600 - July 10, 1653) was a French librarian and scholar. ... Events February 2 - New Amsterdam (later renamed New York City) is incorporated. ... Events January - Galileo observes Neptune, but mistakes it for a star and so is not credited with its discovery. ... St. ... // Events January 30 - King Charles I of England, Scotland and Ireland is beheaded. ... Events February 9 - Gregory XV is elected pope. ... Johannes Schefferus (February 2, 1621 - March 26, 1679) was born in Strassburg, the present Strasbourg, in present-day France (at that time it was part of the Holy Roman Empire, and outside of France). ... Events January 24 - King Charles II of England disbands Parliament August 7 - The brigantine Le Griffon, which was commissioned by René Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle, is towed to the southern end of the Niagara River, to become the first ship to sail the upper Great Lakes. ... // Events January 30 - King Charles I of England, Scotland and Ireland is beheaded. ... For Pedro de Luna, see Antipope Benedict XIII. Benedict XIII, O.P., born Pietro Francesco Orsini, later Vincenzo Maria Orsini (Gravina di Puglia, February 2, 1649 – March 2, 1730), was pope from 1724 to 1730. ... Events Pope Clement XII elected September 17 - Change of emperor of the Ottoman Empire from Ahmed III (1703-1730) to Mahmud I (1730-1754) Anna Ivanova (Anna I of Russia) became czarina Births May 13 - Charles Watson-Wentworth, 2nd Marquess of Rockingham, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (d. ... // Events June 23 - Claimant King Charles II of England, Scotland and Ireland arrives in Scotland, the only of the three Kingdoms that has accepted him as ruler. ... Nell Gwyn (or Gwynn or Gwynne), was born Eleanor Gwynne, (February 1650 - 14 November 1687), the most famous of the many mistresses of King Charles II, was called pretty, witty Nell by Samuel Pepys. ... Events March 19 - The men under explorer Robert Cavelier de La Salle murder him while searching for the mouth of the Mississippi River. ... // Events Samuel Pepys stopped writing his diary. ... Louis Marchand (Lyons, February 2, 1669- Paris, February 17, 1732), Virtuoso organist and harpsichordist. ... Events February 23 - First performance of Handels Orlando, in London June 9 - James Oglethorpe is granted a royal charter for the colony of Georgia. ... Events January 27 - Change of emperor of the Ottoman Empire from Ahmed II to Mustafa II (1695-1703) July 17 - The Bank of Scotland is founded by an Act of Parliament of the old Scottish Parliament. ... William Borlase (February 2, 1695 - August 31, 1772), English antiquary and naturalist, was born at Pendeen in Cornwall, of an ancient family. ... 1772 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Events January 1 - Russia accepts Julian calendar. ... Johann Christoph Gottsched (February 2, 1700 - December 12, 1766), was a German author and critic. ... 1766 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... // Events February 24 - The London premiere of Rinaldo by George Friderich Handel, the first Italian opera written for the London stage. ... Wenzel Anton Graf (Count) von Kaunitz-Rietberg (February 2, 1711 - June 27, 1794), born into Germanized Moravian family, was an Austrian statesman. ... 1794 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Insert non-formatted text hereMedia:Example. ... Ernst Gideon Freiherr von Laudon (or Loudon) (February 2, 1717 in Tootzen, Livonia, now Tootsi, Estonia – July 14, 1790 in Nový Jičín, now Czech Republic) was Austrian field marshal. ... 1790 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... 1754 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Charles Maurice de Talleyrand Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord (February 2, 1754 - May 17, 1838) was a French diplomat. ... 1838 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1803 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Albert Sidney Johnston Albert Sidney Johnston (February 2, 1803 – April 6, 1862) was a career U.S. Army officer and a Confederate general during the American Civil War. ... 1862 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1829 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Categories: People stubs | 1829 births | 1884 deaths | German zoologists ... 1884 is a leap year starting on Tuesday (click on link to calendar). ... 1846 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Francis Marion Borax Smith (February 2, 1846 - August 27, 1931) was an American borax magnate and civic builder of Oakland, CA. Francis Marion Smith was born in Richmond, Wisconsin on February 2, 1846. ... 1931 is a common year starting on Thursday. ... 1841 is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... François-Alphonse Forel (February 2, 1841 - August 7, 1912) was a Swiss scientist who pioneered the study of lakes, and is thus considered the founder of limnology. ... 1912 was a leap year starting on Monday. ... 1875 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Fritz Kreisler Fritz Kreisler (February 2, 1875 – January 29, 1962) was an Austrian violinist and composer, one of the most famous of his day. ... 1962 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1878 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Alfréd Hajós (February 2, 1878 – November 12, 1955) was an Hungarian swimmer and architect. ... 1955 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1882 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... James Augustine Aloysius Joyce (February 2, 1882 – January 13, 1941) was an expatriate Irish writer and poet, widely considered a significant writer of the 20th century. ... 1941 was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1887 is a common year starting on Saturday (click on link for calendar). ... Ernst Franz Sedgwick Hanfstängl (Munich, February 2, 1887 - November 6, 1975) was a friend of Adolf Hitler and Franklin Delano Roosevelt. ... 1975 was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1975 calendar). ... 1888 is a leap year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar). ... Frederick Claude Vivian Lane (February 2, 1888 - May 14, 1969) was an Australian swimmer. ... 1969 was a common year starting on Wednesday For other uses, see Number 1969. ... 1890 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Charles James Correll (February 2, 1890 _ September 26, 1972) was a USA radio comedian, best known for his work on the Amos & Andy show with Freeman Gosden (see). ... 1972 was a leap year that started on a Saturday. ... 1895 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... George Stanley Halas (February 2, 1895 - October 31, 1983), nicknamed Papa Bear and Mr. ... 1983 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1897 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Howard Deering Johnson (February 2, 1897 - June 20, 1972) was a U.S. hotel and restaurant industrialist. ... 1972 was a leap year that started on a Saturday. ... 1901 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Jascha Heifetz 1740 Guarneri del Gesu, the ex. ... 1987 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1905 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Novelist and philosopher, best known for her philosophy of Objectivism Ayn Rand (February 2, 1905–March 6, 1982; first name pronounced (IPA) (rhymes with mine)), born Alissa Alice Zinovievna Rosenbaum, was best known for her philosophy of Objectivism and her novels The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged. ... 1982 is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1906 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Gale Gordon at his home in Borrego Springs, California (he was honourary mayor of the town) Gale Gordon (February 20, 1906 – June 30, 1995) was an American actor. ... 1995 was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1915 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Abba Eban (אבא אבן) (February 2, 1915 - November 17, 2002) was an Israeli diplomat and politician. ... 2002(MMII) is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1923 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... James Dickey (February 2, 1923 - January 19, 1997) was a popular United States poet and novelist. ... 1997 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Liz Smith (born February 2, 1923 in Fort Worth, Texas) is a popular gossip columnist. ... Albert Fred Red Schoendienst (born February 2, 1923) is an American former player and manager in Major League Baseball. ... Bonita Granville (February 2, 1923 – October 11, 1988) was an American film actress, and later in life a successful television producer. ... 1988 is a leap year starting on a Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1924 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Elfi von Dassanowsky (born February 2, 1924) is an Austrian singer, pianist and film producer. ... 1925 was a common year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... Elaine Stritch, (born on February 2, 1925 in Detroit, Michigan) is a tall, lanky American actress and singer with a rough voice known for her brash, vocal characters. ... 1926 was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... Valéry Marie René Georges Giscard dEstaing (born February 2, 1926 in Koblenz, Germany) is a French politician who was President of the Republic from 1974 until 1981. ... 1927 was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... Stanley Getz, better known as Stan Getz (February 2, 1927 - June 6, 1991) was an American jazz musician. ... 1991 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1931 is a common year starting on Thursday. ... Prime Minister of the Netherlands Andreas Antonius Maria Dries van Agt (born February 2, 1931) is a Dutch politician, the prime minister of the Netherlands from 1977 until 1982, as a member of the Christian Democratic CDA party. ... Judith Viorst (born February 2, 1932) is an American author, perhaps best known for her childrens literature, such as The Tenth Good Thing About Barney (about the death of a pet), and the Alexander series of short books, which include Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good Very Bad... 1932 is a leap year starting on a Friday. ... Robert Mandan (born February 2, 1932 in Clever, Missouri) is an American actor. ... 1937 was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... Tom Smothers (born February 2, 1937) is an American comedian, composer and musician from New York, New York. ... This article is about the year. ... Graham Nash (born 2 February 1942) is a British singer-songwriter. ... Lewis Morleys photoshoot was one of the most iconic of the 1960s. ... 1944 was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... Geoffrey Hughes (born February 2, 1944 in Wallasey, Cheshire) is a British actor, best known for his portrayal of Eddie Yeats, Hilda Ogdens scallywag lodger in Granada Televisions Coronation Street, a role he played from 1974 to 1983. ... 1947 was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Farrah Fawcett, promotional poster, late 70s. ... 1947 was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Melanie (1977) Melanie Safka Schekeryk, also known as Melanie (born February 3, 1947), is a U.S. singer-songwriter. ... 1949 is a common year starting on Saturday. ... Brent Spiner Brent Spiner as Data on Star Trek: The Next Generation Brent Jay Spiner is an American actor, best known for his portrayal of the android Lieutenant Commander Data in the television and movie series Star Trek: The Next Generation. ... Ross Valory is Journeys noted bass player. ... Journey is an American rock band formed in 1973 in San Francisco. ... 1954 was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, 1980 Christie Brinkley (born 2 February 1954) is a American model. ... 1963 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Eva Cassidy Eva Marie Cassidy (February 2, 1963 – November 2, 1996) was an American vocalist who was described by the British newspaper The Guardian as one of the greatest voices of her generation. Although possessing a soulful voice, an extraordinary range and a diverse repertoire of jazz, blues, folk, gospel... 1996 is a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... 1966 was a common year starting on Saturday (link goes to calendar) // Events January January 1 - In a coup, Colonel Jean-Bédel Bokassa ousts president David Dacko and takes over the Central African Republic. ... Robert Emile DeLeo (born February 2, 1966 in New Jersey) is an American bass guitar player musician who plays mostly for Stone Temple Pilots. ... Stone Temple Pilots (abbreviated STP) was a popular rock band, formed in 1990, after Scott Weiland and Robert DeLeo met at a Black Flag concert in Long Beach, California, after discovering they were dating the same woman. ... 1967 was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Artūrs Irbe (born February 2, 1967 in Riga, Latvia) is a Latvian ice hockey goaltender, currently with the Columbus Blue Jackets of the NHL. His first professional hockey team was Dynamo Riga of the Soviet League (from 1987 to 1991). ... 1967 was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1969 was a common year starting on Wednesday For other uses, see Number 1969. ... Valeri Karpin (born February 2, 1969 in Narva, Estonia) is a former Russian football midfielder. ... 1972 was a leap year that started on a Saturday. ... Dana International Dana International (Hebrew: דנה אינטרנשיונל); (Arabic: دانا اٍنترنشيونال) (real name of Sharon Cohen, born Yaron Cohen in Tel Aviv, Israel on February 2, 1972) is an Israeli transsexual pop singer, who won the 1998 Eurovision Song Contest for her song Diva. She became famous everywhere, and she was the first Israeli artist... T-Mo is a member of Goodie Mob and The Lumberjacks, as well as the hip-hop collective, The Dungeon Family. ... 1975 was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1975 calendar). ... In typical game play, players attempt to move towards a goal through individual control of the ball, such as by dribbling (running with the ball close to their feet); by passing the ball from team-mate to team-mate; and by taking shots at the goal. ... 1976 is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... James Hickman is a British swimmer - 5 times World 200m Butterfly Champion. ... 1977 was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1977 calendar). ... Shakira Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll, born in Barranquilla, Colombia on February 2, 1977, known simply as Shakira (meaning Woman of Grace in Arabic), is an internationally famous singer and songwriter. ... 1983 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Jordin Tootoo (Inuktitut syllabics: ᔪᐊᕐᑕᓐ ᑑᑐ; born February 2, 1983, in Churchill, Manitoba) is a professional ice hockey player. ... 1987 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Martin Spanjers Martin Ryan Spanjers is an American actor who was born on February 2, 1987 in Tucson, Arizona. ...

Deaths

Events December 13 - Death of Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor Louis IX of France is captured by Muslims and has to ransom himself Mabinogion appears Albertus Magnus isolates the element arsenic Vincent of Beauvais writes proto-encyclopedic The Greater Mirror City of Stockholm founded Alphonso III of Portugal takes Algarve... Eric XI Ericsson (1216 – February 2, 1250) den läspe och halte: the stuttering and lame, was king of Sweden 1222 – 1229 and 1234 – 1250. ... Events Prince Louis of France, the future King Louis VIII, invades England in the First Barons War Henry III becomes King of England. ... Events February 2 - Battle of Mortimers Cross - Yorkist troops led by Edward, Duke of York defeat Lancastrians under Owen Tudor and his son Jasper Tudor, Earl of Pembroke in Wales. ... Owen (or Owain) Tudor (c. ... Events April 22 - Treaty of Saragossa divides the eastern hemisphere between Spain and Portugal, stipulating that the dividing line should lie 297. ... Baldassare Castiglione, count of Novellata (December 6, 1478 – February 2, 1529), was a diplomat and one of the most important Renaissance authors. ... Events February 18 - George, Duke of Clarence, convicted of treason against his older brother Edward IV of England, is privately executed in the Tower of London. ... Events March 1 - Michel de Montaigne signs the preface to his most significant work, Essays. ... Bessho Nagaharu(別所長治; 1558-February 2, 1580) is a eldest son of Bessho Yasuharu. ... Events January 7 - French troops led by Francis, Duke of Guise take Calais, the last continental possession of England July 13 - Battle of Gravelines: In France, Spanish forces led by Count Lamoral of Egmont defeat the French forces of Marshal Paul des Thermes at Gravelines. ... Events February 27 - Henry IV is crowned King of France at Rheims. ... Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (Born in Palestrina (Praeneste) or Rome, 1525, latest February 1, 1526 – February 2, 1594 in Rome) was an Italian composer of Renaissance music. ... Events January 21 - The Swiss Anabaptist Movement was born when Conrad Grebel, Felix Manz, George Blaurock, and about a dozen others baptized each other in the home of Manzs mother on Neustadt-Gasse, Zürich, breaking a thousand-year tradition of church-state union. ... // Events Peace treaty signed at Westphalia ends the Thirty Years War. ... For the man who was Archbishop of Canterbury from 1611 to 1633, see Archbishop George Abbot George Abbot (1603? - February 2, 1648) was an English writer. ... Events Expulsion of the Carib indigenous people from Martinique by French occupying forces. ... Landscape Govert (or Govaert) Teuniszoon Flinck (January 25, 1615 - February 2, 1660) was a Dutch painter of the Dutch Golden Age. ... Events June 2 - First Récollet missionaries arrive at Quebec City, from Rouen, France. ... Gaston Jean-Baptiste, duc dOrléans (April 25, 1608, Fontainebleau – February 2, 1660, Blois), was the third son of the French king Henry IV and of his wife Marie de Medici. ... Events March 18 - Sissinios formally crowned Emperor of Ethiopia May 14 - Protestant Union founded in Auhausen. ... Events January 6 - The fifth monarchy men unsuccessfully attempt to seize control of London. ... Lucas Holstenius, the Latinized name of Luc Holste (1596 - February 2, 1661), German humanist, geographer and theological writer, was born at Hamburg. ... Events February 5 - 26 catholics crucified in Nagasaki, Japan. ... // Events A high-powered conspiracy of notables, the Immortal Seven, invite William and Mary to depose James II of England. ... Other topics that could fall under Duquesne can be found at Marquis Duquesne (disambiguation) Marquis Abraham Duquesne Marquis Abraham Duquesne (1610 – February 2, 1688) was a French naval officer, who also saw service as an admiral in the Swedish navy. ... // Events January 7 - Galileo Galilei discovers the Galilean moons of Jupiter. ... Events Building of the Students Monument in Aiud, Romania. ... Guillaume François Antoine, Marquis de lHôpital (1661 - February 2, 1704) was a French mathematician. ... Events January 6 - The fifth monarchy men unsuccessfully attempt to seize control of London. ... // Events Treaty of Aargau signed between Catholic and Protestants. ... Martin Lister (c. ... // Events August 1 - George, elector of Hanover becomes King George I of Great Britain. ... John Sharp (February 16, 1643 - February 2, 1714), English divine, archbishop of York, was born at Bradford, and was educated at Christs College, Cambridge. ... // Events January 21 - Abel Tasman discovers Tonga February 6 - Abel Tasman discovers the Fiji islands. ... 1768 was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Robert Smith (1689 - February 2, 1768) was an English mathematician. ... Events Louis XIV of France passed the Code Noir, allowing the full use of slaves in the French colonies. ... 1769 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Clement XIII, né Carlo della Torre Rezzonico (Venice, March 7, 1693 – Rome, February 2, 1769), was pope from 1758 to 1769. ... Events January 11 - Eruption of Mt. ... 1895 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Archduke Albert of Austria (born August 3, 1817 in Vienna; died February 2, 1895, Arco (Austrian Habsburg general. ... 1817 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1907 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Portrait of Dmitri Mendeleyev by Ilya Repin Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleyev (Russian: Дми́трий Ива́нович Менделе́ев   listen?) (8 February 1834 – 2 February 1907), was a Russian chemist. ... 1834 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1922 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... William Desmond Taylor (April 26, 1872 – February 1, 1922) was a US film director who was a successful and popular Hollywood figure. ... 1872 was a leap year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1925 was a common year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... Jaap Eden first became famous as a speed skater, winning the World Championships in 1893, 1895 and 1896. ... 1873 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1948 is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... Bevil Gordon DUrban Rudd (October 5, 1894 – February 2, 1948) was a South African athlete, the 1920 Olympic Champion in the 400 m. ... 1894 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1950 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... Constantin Carathéodory (Greek: Κωνσταντίνος Καραθεοδωρή) (September 13, 1873 – February 2, 1950) was a Greek mathematician of the Modern Era. ... 1873 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1956 was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... From newspaper promotional for vaudeville character actor Charles E. Grapewin Charles E. Grapewin (December 20, 1869 - February 2, 1956) was a relatively notable vaudeville performer. ... 1869 is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1969 was a common year starting on Wednesday For other uses, see Number 1969. ... Boris Karloff Boris Karloff (November 23, 1887 - February 2, 1969), born William Henry Pratt, was a famous actor in horror films. ... 1887 is a common year starting on Saturday (click on link for calendar). ... 1970 was a common year starting on Thursday. ... Bertrand Russell The Right Honourable Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell, OM, FRS (18 May 1872—2 February 1970), was an influential British mathematician, philosopher, and logician, working mostly in the 20th century. ... 1872 was a leap year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... This page refers to the year 1979. ... Sid Vicious in a 1978 mugshot related to his arrest for the murder of his girlfriend Nancy Spungen. ... The Sex Pistols in 1977. ... 1957 was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1987 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Carlos José Castilho (born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on November 27, 1927) was a Brazilian legendary football goalkeeper. ... 1927 was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... Alistair Stuart MacLean (April 28, 1922 - February 2, 1987) was a Scottish novelist, writer of successful thrillers or adventures, the best known of which is perhaps The Guns of Navarone. ... 1922 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1992 was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ... Bert Parks (born Bert Jacobson, December 30, 1914 - February 2, 1992) was an American actor and singer. ... 1914 is a common year starting on Thursday. ... 1995 was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Donald Pleasence Donald Pleasence (October 5, 1919 - February 2, 1995) was an English actor. ... 1919 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1996 is a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... Gene Kelly (1912-1996) Eugene Curran Kelly, born on August 23, 1912, and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, was an Irish-American dancer, actor, singer, director, and choreographer. ... 1912 was a leap year starting on Monday. ... 1997 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Sanford Meisner (August 31, 1905 - February 2, 1997) was a member of the Group Theatre in New York during the 1930s and 1940s. ... 1904 is a leap year starting on a Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... 2003(MMIII) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Lou Silver Harrison (May 14, 1917 - February 2, 2003) was an American composer. ... 1917 was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar. ... 2004(MMIV) is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Born: 1924 in New Rochelle, New York Died: February 2, 2004 in Encino, California Direction of Films: Walt Disney Pictures -The Bears and I 1974 -One Little Indian (film) 1973 -Napolean and Samantha 1972 Family: Vincent McEveety brother Joseph McEveety brother Categories: Movie stubs ... 1924 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 2005(MMV) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Maximillian Adolph Otto Siegfried Schmeling (September 28, 1905 – February 2, 2005) was a German boxer whose two fights with Joe Louis transcended boxing and became worldwide social events which will forever be linked to the rivalry between Americans and Germans before World War II. // Early years and Jack Sharkey Schmeling... 1905 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ...

Holidays and observances

This article considers Catholicism in the broadest ecclesiastical sense. ... Candlemas is the last festival in the Christian year that is dated by reference to Christmas; subsequent holidays are calculated with reference to Easter, so Candlemas marks the end of the Christmas and Epiphany season. ... This article considers Catholicism in the broadest ecclesiastical sense. ... Candlemas is the last festival in the Christian year that is dated by reference to Christmas; subsequent holidays are calculated with reference to Easter, so Candlemas marks the end of the Christmas and Epiphany season. ... This article considers Catholicism in the broadest ecclesiastical sense. ... In ancient Latvia, Veja Diena (day of wind) was a festival held on February 2. ... For the movie of the same name see: Groundhog Day (movie) Groundhog Day is a traditional festival celebrated in the USA and Canada on February 2. ... This article considers Catholicism in the broadest ecclesiastical sense. ... Candlemas is the last festival in the Christian year that is dated by reference to Christmas; subsequent holidays are calculated with reference to Easter, so Candlemas marks the end of the Christmas and Epiphany season. ... Candlemas is the last festival in the Christian year that is dated by reference to Christmas; subsequent holidays are calculated with reference to Easter, so Candlemas marks the end of the Christmas and Epiphany season. ... Royal motto: Nemo me impune lacessit (Latin: No one provokes me with impunity) (Scots: Wha daur meddle wi me) Scotlands location within the UK Languages with Official Status1 English Gaelic Capital Edinburgh Largest city Glasgow First Minister Jack McConnell Area - Total - % water Ranked 2nd UK 78,782 km² 1. ... In British and Irish tradition, the quarter days were the four dates on which servants were hired, and rents and rates were due. ... This article or section should be merged with Liturgical year The Christian Calendar organizes days of the year on which Christian festivals occur. ... Imbolc is one of the eight solar holidays, festivals or sabbats of the Neopagan wheel of the year, with some origins in Irish mythology and the pre-Christian Celtic calendar. ... Candlemas is the last festival in the Christian year that is dated by reference to Christmas; subsequent holidays are calculated with reference to Easter, so Candlemas marks the end of the Christmas and Epiphany season. ...

External links

  • BBC: On This Day
  • Today in History: February 2

February 1 - February 3 - January 2 - March 2 -- listing of all days February 1 is the 32nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... February 3 is the 34th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... January 2 is the 2nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... March 2 is the 61st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (62nd in leap years). ... Condensed list of historical anniversaries. ...

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