Historical Events For March - 01
Wednesday, 07 December 2016
0286 Roman Emperor Diocletian raises Maximian to the rank of Caesar on March - 01.
0293 Roman emperor Maximianus introduces tetrarchy on March - 01.
0317 On March - 01 crispus and Constantine II, sons of Roman Emperor Constantine I, and Licinius Iunior, son of Emperor Licinius, are made Caesares
0492 St Felix III ends his reign as Catholic Pope on March - 01.
0705 On this day in history john VII begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0743 Slave export by Christians to heathen areas prohibited on this day in history.
0772 On March - 01 po Tjiu-i, Chinese poet/governor of Hang-tsjow
0918 Balderik becomes bishop of Utrecht on March - 01.
0965 On this day in history leo VIII, Italian (anti-)Pope (963-65), dies
1131 On this day in history stephen II, King of Hungary (1116-31), dies
1260 Hulagu Khan, grandson of Genghis, conquerors Damascus on this day in history.
1382 French Maillotin uprises against taxes on March - 01.
1383 Amadeus VI, (Green Earl), earl of Savoy, dies at 49 on March - 01.
1420 Pope Martinus I calls for crusade against the hussieten on March - 01.
1434 On March - 01 jacoba of Bavaria marries Frank van Borselen
1456 Wladyslaw Jagiello, king of Bohemia/Hungary (1471/90-1516) on this day in history.
1457 On March - 01 the Unitas Fratrum is established in the village of Kunvald, on the Bohemian-Moravian borderland. It is to date the second oldest Protestant denomination.
1494 On March - 01 il Bacchiacca, [Franceso Ubertini], Italian painter
1510 On March - 01 francisco d'Almeida, viceroy of India, dies in battle at about 59
1528 On March - 01 albrecht V von Wittelsbach, [the Generous], duke of Bavaria
1535 Bernardo Accolti, [Unico Aretino], Italian writer (Virginia), dies on this day in history.
1546 George Wishart, Scottish religious reformer (martyred) (b 1513) on this day in history.
1562 On this day in history blood bath at Vassy; General de Guise allows 1200 huguenots murder
1562 On this day in history blood bath at Vassy: Gen de Guise allows 1200 huguenots murder
1565 On this day in history spanish occupier Estacio de Sá founds Rio de Janeiro
1565 Portuguese soldier Estácio de Sá founds the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on March - 01.
1587 English parliament leader Peter Wentworth confined in London Tower on this day in history.
1591 On this day in history pope Gregory XIV threatens to excommunicate French king Henri IV
1593 On March - 01 the Uppsala Synod is summoned to confirm the exact forms of the Lutheran Church of Sweden.
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 this day in history.
1630 Ferdinand van Apshoven de Jongere, Flemish painter, baptized on this day in history.