Historical Events For March - 01
Saturday, 21 October 2017
0286 Roman Emperor Diocletian raises Maximian to the rank of Caesar on this day in history.
0293 Roman emperor Maximianus introduces tetrarchy on this day in history.
0317 Crispus and Constantine II, sons of Roman Emperor Constantine I, and Licinius Iunior, son of Emperor Licinius, are made Caesares on March - 01.
0492 St Felix III ends his reign as Catholic Pope on March - 01.
0705 On March - 01 john VII begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0743 On March - 01 slave export by Christians to heathen areas prohibited
0772 On this day in history po Tjiu-i, Chinese poet/governor of Hang-tsjow
0918 Balderik becomes bishop of Utrecht on this day in history.
0965 On this day in history leo VIII, Italian (anti-)Pope (963-65), dies
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 French Maillotin uprises against taxes on this day in history.
1383 On March - 01 amadeus VI, (Green Earl), earl of Savoy, dies at 49
1420 On this day in history pope Martinus I calls for crusade against the hussieten
1434 Jacoba of Bavaria marries Frank van Borselen on this day in history.
1456 Wladyslaw Jagiello, king of Bohemia/Hungary (1471/90-1516) on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1494 On this day in history il Bacchiacca, [Franceso Ubertini], Italian painter
1510 Francisco d'Almeida, viceroy of India, dies in battle at about 59 on March - 01.
1528 On this day in history albrecht V von Wittelsbach, [the Generous], duke of Bavaria
1535 Bernardo Accolti, [Unico Aretino], Italian writer (Virginia), dies on March - 01.
1546 On this day in history george Wishart, Scottish religious reformer (martyred) (b 1513)
1562 On March - 01 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 Spanish occupier Estacio de Sá founds Rio de Janeiro on this day in history.
1565 On March - 01 portuguese soldier Estácio de Sá founds the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1587 On this day in history english parliament leader Peter Wentworth confined in London Tower
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 On this day in history johann B Schup, [Schuppius], German poet/historian
1619 Thomas Campion, English physician/composer/poet (Poemata), dies at 53 on this day in history.
1628 On March - 01 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.
1630 Ferdinand van Apshoven de Jongere, Flemish painter, baptized on this day in history.