Historical Events In March - 03
Wednesday, 30 September 2020
0078 Origin of Saka Era (India) on this day in history.
0468 St Simplicius elected to succeed Catholic Pope Hilarius on March - 03.
0493 Ostrogoten King Theodorik the Great beats Odoaker on March - 03.
0561 Pelagius I, Italian Pope (547-51, 556-61), dies on this day in history.
1191 Saladin [Salah ad-Din]) Yusuf, sultan of Egypt/Syria, dies at 52 on this day in history.
1284 On this day in history 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 March - 03.
1459 On March - 03 ausias March, Catalan poet, dies
1500 On March - 03 reginald Pole, English Cardinal/"heretic"
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 March - 03.
1575 On this day in history indian Mughal Emperor Akbar defeats Bengali army at the Battle of Tukaroi.
1580 On this day in history jacob Hillebrand, Dutch mayor of Groningen, dies
1583 Edward Herbert of Cherbury, English military/philosopher on March - 03.
1585 On this day in history the Olympic Theatre, designed by Andrea Palladio, is inaugurated in Vicenza.
1589 Gisbertus Voetius, [Gijsbert Voet], Dutch reformed theologist on March - 03.
1606 Edmund Waller, England, poet (Penshust) on this day in history.
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 On March - 03 1st tavern in Boston opens (Samuel Cole)
1635 Philips de l'Espinoy, historian/mayor of Ghent, dies on March - 03.
1638 On March - 03 duke Bernard van Saksen-Weimar occupies Rheinfelden
1652 Thomas Otway, England, playwright/poet (Venice Preserved) on this day in history.
1655 On March - 03 montreal physician offers Canada's first medical insurance
1703 On March - 03 robert Hooke, scientific genius, dies in London
1705 Michael Schevenstuhl, composer on this day in history.
1706 Johann Pachelbel, organist/composer (Sterbens-Gedancken), dies at 52 on March - 03.
1707 Aurangzeb, Emperor of India (1658-1707), dies at 88 on this day in history.
1717 Pierre Allix, French/British theologist/vicar, dies at about 75 on this day in history.
1744 Jean Barbeyrac, French jurist on this day in history.
1746 On March - 03 bonnie Prince Charlie occupies Castle of Inverness
1747 On this day in history kasamir Pulaski, US general (Revolutionary War)
1756 William Godwin, philosopher/political writer (Caleb Williams) on March - 03.
1766 Gregor Joseph Werner, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.