Historical Events For March - 01
Tuesday, 21 February 2017
0286 Roman Emperor Diocletian raises Maximian to the rank of Caesar on March - 01.
0293 On this day in history roman emperor Maximianus introduces tetrarchy
0317 On this day in history 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 John VII begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0743 Slave export by Christians to heathen areas prohibited on March - 01.
0772 On this day in history po Tjiu-i, Chinese poet/governor of Hang-tsjow
0918 Balderik becomes bishop of Utrecht on March - 01.
0965 Leo VIII, Italian (anti-)Pope (963-65), dies on March - 01.
1131 On this day in history stephen II, King of Hungary (1116-31), dies
1260 On this day in history hulagu Khan, grandson of Genghis, conquerors Damascus
1382 On this day in history french Maillotin uprises against taxes
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 this day in history.
1434 On March - 01 jacoba of Bavaria marries Frank van Borselen
1456 Wladyslaw Jagiello, king of Bohemia/Hungary (1471/90-1516) on March - 01.
1457 On this day in history 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 Francisco d'Almeida, viceroy of India, dies in battle at about 59 on March - 01.
1528 On March - 01 albrecht V von Wittelsbach, [the Generous], duke of Bavaria
1535 Bernardo Accolti, [Unico Aretino], Italian writer (Virginia), dies on March - 01.
1546 George Wishart, Scottish religious reformer (martyred) (b 1513) on March - 01.
1562 Blood bath at Vassy; General de Guise allows 1200 huguenots murder on March - 01.
1562 Blood bath at Vassy: Gen de Guise allows 1200 huguenots murder on this day in history.
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 March - 01.
1587 On March - 01 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 The Uppsala Synod is summoned to confirm the exact forms of the Lutheran Church of Sweden on this day in history.
1607 Giovanni Francesco Milanta, composer on this day in history.
1610 Johann B Schup, [Schuppius], German poet/historian on March - 01.
1619 Thomas Campion, English physician/composer/poet (Poemata), dies at 53 on this day in history.
1628 On this day in history 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 March - 01.