Historical Events In March - 01
Sunday, 16 February 2020
0286 On this day in history roman Emperor Diocletian raises Maximian to the rank of Caesar.
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 On March - 01 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 this day in history.
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 On March - 01 leo VIII, Italian (anti-)Pope (963-65), dies
1131 Stephen II, King of Hungary (1116-31), dies on March - 01.
1260 On March - 01 hulagu Khan, grandson of Genghis, conquerors Damascus
1382 On this day in history french Maillotin uprises against taxes
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 On March - 01 jacoba of Bavaria marries Frank van Borselen
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 March - 01 albrecht V von Wittelsbach, [the Generous], duke of Bavaria
1535 On March - 01 bernardo Accolti, [Unico Aretino], Italian writer (Virginia), dies
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 On this day in history 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 On March - 01 portuguese soldier EstĂˇcio de SĂˇ founds the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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 this day in history.
1593 The Uppsala Synod is summoned to confirm the exact forms of the Lutheran Church of Sweden on March - 01.
1607 Giovanni Francesco Milanta, composer on March - 01.
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 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.