Historical Events For March - 01
Friday, 28 April 2017
0286 On this day in history roman Emperor Diocletian raises Maximian to the rank of Caesar.
0293 Roman emperor Maximianus introduces tetrarchy on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
0705 John VII begins his reign as Catholic Pope on March - 01.
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 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 this day in history.
1260 Hulagu Khan, grandson of Genghis, conquerors Damascus on this day in history.
1382 On March - 01 french Maillotin uprises against taxes
1383 Amadeus VI, (Green Earl), earl of Savoy, dies at 49 on this day in history.
1420 On this day in history pope Martinus I calls for crusade against the hussieten
1434 On March - 01 jacoba of Bavaria marries Frank van Borselen
1456 On March - 01 wladyslaw Jagiello, king of Bohemia/Hungary (1471/90-1516)
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 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 Albrecht V von Wittelsbach, [the Generous], duke of Bavaria on this day in history.
1535 Bernardo Accolti, [Unico Aretino], Italian writer (Virginia), dies on this day in history.
1546 On March - 01 george Wishart, Scottish religious reformer (martyred) (b 1513)
1562 Blood bath at Vassy; General de Guise allows 1200 huguenots murder on this day in history.
1562 Blood bath at Vassy: Gen de Guise allows 1200 huguenots murder on this day in history.
1565 Spanish occupier Estacio de Sá founds Rio de Janeiro on March - 01.
1565 Portuguese soldier Estácio de Sá founds the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on this day in history.
1587 On March - 01 english parliament leader Peter Wentworth confined in London Tower
1591 Pope Gregory XIV threatens to excommunicate French king Henri IV on this day in history.
1593 On March - 01 the Uppsala Synod is summoned to confirm the exact forms of the Lutheran Church of Sweden.
1607 Giovanni Francesco Milanta, composer on March - 01.
1610 On March - 01 johann B Schup, [Schuppius], German poet/historian
1619 Thomas Campion, English physician/composer/poet (Poemata), dies at 53 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history ferdinand van Apshoven de Jongere, Flemish painter, baptized