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Historical Events on August 2

  • 338 BC Macedonian army led by Philip II defeats combined forces of Athens and Thebes in the Battle of Chaeronea, securing Macedonian hegemony in Greece and the Aegean
  • 216 BC Second Punic War: Battle of Cannae - Carthaginian army lead by Hannibal defeats numerically superior Roman army under command consuls Lucius Aemilius Paullus and Gaius Terentius Varro
  • 257 St Stephen I ends his reign as Catholic Pope
  • 1057 Frederik van Lotharingen elected as 1st Belgium Pope Stephen IX [X]
  • 1100 King William II of England (William Rufus) is killed by an arrow shot by Sir Walter Tyrell while hunting in the New Forest.
  • 1542 French troops leave Flanders
  • 1578 Battle of Rijmenam: Spanish Habsberg forces defeated by Dutch troops (Eighty Years' War)
  • 1581 Leiden University names Snellius math professor
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    1610 Henry Hudson enters bay later named after him, the Hudson Bay
    Explorer Henry Hudson
    Henry Hudson
    • 1665 French expedition against Barbarians in Tunis/Algiers
    • 1695 Daniel Quare receives a British patent for his portable barometer
    • 1701 Great Peace of Montreal signed between New France and North American Indian nations at urging of Huron chief Kondiaronk
    • 1704 Duke of Marlborough beats French & Bavarians at Blenheim
    • 1718 Austrian joins Triple Alliance
    • 1738 France offers emperor Karel VI mediation in war against Turkey
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