Historical Events For March - 01
Thursday, 23 March 2017
0286 On March - 01 roman Emperor Diocletian raises Maximian to the rank of Caesar.
0293 On this day in history roman emperor Maximianus introduces tetrarchy
0317 Crispus and Constantine II, sons of Roman Emperor Constantine I, and Licinius Iunior, son of Emperor Licinius, are made Caesares on this day in history.
0492 On this day in history st Felix III ends his reign as Catholic Pope
0705 On March - 01 john VII begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0743 Slave export by Christians to heathen areas prohibited on this day in history.
0772 On this day in history po Tjiu-i, Chinese poet/governor of Hang-tsjow
0918 On March - 01 balderik becomes bishop of Utrecht
0965 Leo VIII, Italian (anti-)Pope (963-65), dies on March - 01.
1131 Stephen II, King of Hungary (1116-31), dies on March - 01.
1260 Hulagu Khan, grandson of Genghis, conquerors Damascus on this day in history.
1382 On this day in history french Maillotin uprises against taxes
1383 Amadeus VI, (Green Earl), earl of Savoy, dies at 49 on this day in history.
1420 Pope Martinus I calls for crusade against the hussieten on this day in history.
1434 Jacoba of Bavaria marries Frank van Borselen on March - 01.
1456 On March - 01 wladyslaw Jagiello, king of Bohemia/Hungary (1471/90-1516)
1457 The Unitas Fratrum is established in the village of Kunvald, on the Bohemian-Moravian borderland. It is to date the second oldest Protestant denomination on March - 01.
1494 Il Bacchiacca, [Franceso Ubertini], Italian painter on this day in history.
1510 Francisco d'Almeida, viceroy of India, dies in battle at about 59 on this day in history.
1528 On this day in history albrecht V von Wittelsbach, [the Generous], duke of Bavaria
1535 On March - 01 bernardo Accolti, [Unico Aretino], Italian writer (Virginia), dies
1546 George Wishart, Scottish religious reformer (martyred) (b 1513) on March - 01.
1562 On this day in history blood bath at Vassy; General de Guise allows 1200 huguenots murder
1562 Blood bath at Vassy: Gen de Guise allows 1200 huguenots murder on March - 01.
1565 On March - 01 spanish occupier Estacio de Sá founds Rio de Janeiro
1565 Portuguese soldier Estácio de Sá founds the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on this day in history.
1587 English parliament leader Peter Wentworth confined in London Tower on March - 01.
1591 On March - 01 pope Gregory XIV threatens to excommunicate French king Henri IV
1593 The Uppsala Synod is summoned to confirm the exact forms of the Lutheran Church of Sweden on March - 01.
1607 On March - 01 giovanni Francesco Milanta, composer
1610 Johann B Schup, [Schuppius], German poet/historian on March - 01.
1619 Thomas Campion, English physician/composer/poet (Poemata), dies at 53 on March - 01.
1628 Writs are issued in February by Charles I of England mandating that every county in England (not just seaport towns) pay ship tax by this date on March - 01.
1630 Ferdinand van Apshoven de Jongere, Flemish painter, baptized on this day in history.