Historical Events In March - 01
Wednesday, 21 April 2021
0286 Roman Emperor Diocletian raises Maximian to the rank of Caesar on March - 01.
0293 Roman emperor Maximianus introduces tetrarchy on March - 01.
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 On this day in history st Felix III ends his reign as Catholic Pope
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 March - 01 po Tjiu-i, Chinese poet/governor of Hang-tsjow
0918 Balderik becomes bishop of Utrecht on March - 01.
0965 On March - 01 leo VIII, Italian (anti-)Pope (963-65), dies
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
1331 Black Death in Europe, Asia and North Africa killing 75-200 million (10-60% of European population) people on this day in history.
1382 French Maillotin uprises against taxes on March - 01.
1383 On this day in history amadeus VI, (Green Earl), earl of Savoy, dies at 49
1420 On March - 01 pope Martinus I calls for crusade against the hussieten
1434 Jacoba of Bavaria marries Frank van Borselen on this day in history.
1456 On March - 01 wladyslaw Jagiello, king of Bohemia/Hungary (1471/90-1516)
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.
1485 On this day in history sweating sickness (multiple outbreaks) in Britain (England) and later continental Europe killing 10,000+ people
1494 Il Bacchiacca, [Franceso Ubertini], Italian painter on this day in history.
1510 On March - 01 francisco d'Almeida, viceroy of India, dies in battle at about 59
1510 Influenza pandemic in Asia, North Africa, Europe killing Around 1% of those infected people on March - 01.
1520 Smallpox Epidemic in Mexico killing 5-8 million (40% of population) people on this day in history.
1528 Albrecht V von Wittelsbach, [the Generous], duke of Bavaria on March - 01.
1535 On this day in history bernardo Accolti, [Unico Aretino], Italian writer (Virginia), dies
1545 Cocoliztli Epidemic of 1545-1548 in Mexico killing 5-15 million (80% of population) people on this day in history.
1546 George Wishart, Scottish religious reformer (martyred) (b 1513) on March - 01.
1562 On March - 01 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
1563 On this day in history london plague in London killing 20,100+ in London people
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 this day in history.
1576 Cocoliztli epidemic of 1576 in Mexico killing 2-2.5 million (50% of population) people on this day in history.
1587 English parliament leader Peter Wentworth confined in London Tower on March - 01.