Historical Events In March - 01
Monday, 20 January 2020
0286 Roman Emperor Diocletian raises Maximian to the rank of Caesar on this day in history.
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 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 On March - 01 slave export by Christians to heathen areas prohibited
0772 Po Tjiu-i, Chinese poet/governor of Hang-tsjow on March - 01.
0918 On March - 01 balderik becomes bishop of Utrecht
0965 On March - 01 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 March - 01.
1382 French Maillotin uprises against taxes on March - 01.
1383 On March - 01 amadeus VI, (Green Earl), earl of Savoy, dies at 49
1420 On March - 01 pope Martinus I calls for crusade against the hussieten
1434 On this day in history jacoba of Bavaria marries Frank van Borselen
1456 Wladyslaw Jagiello, king of Bohemia/Hungary (1471/90-1516) on this day in history.
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 March - 01.
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 March - 01 blood bath at Vassy: Gen de Guise allows 1200 huguenots murder
1565 Spanish occupier Estacio de Sá founds Rio de Janeiro on this day in history.
1565 Portuguese soldier EstĂˇcio de SĂˇ founds the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on this day in history.
1587 On this day in history english parliament leader Peter Wentworth confined in London Tower
1591 Pope Gregory XIV threatens to excommunicate French king Henri IV on March - 01.
1593 On this day in history 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 On this day in history thomas Campion, English physician/composer/poet (Poemata), dies at 53
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.