Historical Events In March - 03
Thursday, 20 June 2019
0078 Origin of Saka Era (India) on this day in history.
0468 St Simplicius elected to succeed Catholic Pope Hilarius on March - 03.
0493 On this day in history ostrogoten King Theodorik the Great beats Odoaker
0561 Pelagius I, Italian Pope (547-51, 556-61), dies on March - 03.
1191 On this day in history saladin [Salah ad-Din]) Yusuf, sultan of Egypt/Syria, dies at 52
1284 On March - 03 statute of Rhuddlan incorporated the Principality of Wales into England
1409 Austrian civil war ends on this day in history.
1431 Bishop Gabriele Condulmer elected as Pope Eugene IV on this day in history.
1459 On this day in history ausias March, Catalan poet, dies
1500 Reginald Pole, English Cardinal/"heretic" on this day in history.
1554 Johann Friedrich, the Generous, Elector of Saxony (1532-47) and Head of the Protestant Confederation of Germany (the Schmalkaldic League), dies at 50 on this day in history.
1575 On March - 03 indian Mughal Emperor Akbar defeats Bengali army at the Battle of Tukaroi.
1580 Jacob Hillebrand, Dutch mayor of Groningen, dies on March - 03.
1583 On March - 03 edward Herbert of Cherbury, English military/philosopher
1585 The Olympic Theatre, designed by Andrea Palladio, is inaugurated in Vicenza on this day in history.
1589 On March - 03 gisbertus Voetius, [Gijsbert Voet], Dutch reformed theologist
1606 Edmund Waller, England, poet (Penshust) on March - 03.
1627 Piet Heyn conquerors 22 ships in Bay of Salvador Brazil on March - 03.
1634 On this day in history the first tavern in Boston opens, it is not Cheers
1634 1st tavern in Boston opens (Samuel Cole) on March - 03.
1635 Philips de l'Espinoy, historian/mayor of Ghent, dies on March - 03.
1638 On this day in history duke Bernard van Saksen-Weimar occupies Rheinfelden
1652 Thomas Otway, England, playwright/poet (Venice Preserved) on this day in history.
1655 Montreal physician offers Canada's first medical insurance on this day in history.
1703 Robert Hooke, scientific genius, dies in London on this day in history.
1705 On March - 03 michael Schevenstuhl, composer
1706 On March - 03 johann Pachelbel, organist/composer (Sterbens-Gedancken), dies at 52
1707 Aurangzeb, Emperor of India (1658-1707), dies at 88 on March - 03.
1717 On March - 03 pierre Allix, French/British theologist/vicar, dies at about 75
1744 On this day in history jean Barbeyrac, French jurist
1746 Bonnie Prince Charlie occupies Castle of Inverness on March - 03.
1747 On March - 03 kasamir Pulaski, US general (Revolutionary War)
1756 On this day in history william Godwin, philosopher/political writer (Caleb Williams)
1766 On March - 03 gregor Joseph Werner, composer, dies at 73