On This Day in History for March 2

Events in History

  • 986 Louis V becomes King of the Franks.
  • 1121 Dirk VI becomes count of Holland
  • 1127 Assassination of Charles the Good, Count of Flanders
  • 1458 Hussite George van Podiebrad chosen king of Bohemia
  • 1498 Vasco da Gama's fleet visits Mozambique Island
  • 1629 English King Charles I dissolves Parliament against opposition, imprisoning 9 members of parliament
  • 1657 Great Fire of Meireki destroys 60-70% of the Japanese capital city of Edo, killing an estimated 100,000 people
  • 1675 Prince William III installed as governor of Overijssel
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