Historical Events In March - 04
Wednesday, 13 November 2019
0051 Nero, later to become Roman Emperor, is given the title princeps iuventutis (head of the youth) on this day in history.
0251 Pope Lucius I on this day in history.
0303 Martyrdom of Saint Adrian of Nicomedia on this day in history.
0480 Saint Landry, bishop of SÃ©es on March - 04.
0852 Croatian Duke Trpimir I issued a statute, a document with the first known written mention of the Croats name in Croatian sources on March - 04.
0932 On March - 04 translation of the relics of martyr Wenceslaus I, Duke of Bohemia, Prince of the Czechs.
1152 On March - 04 frederik I Barbarossa elected Roman-German king
1172 On March - 04 stephan III, King of Hungary (1162-72), dies
1215 On this day in history king John of England makes an oath to the Pope as a crusader to gain the support of Innocent III.
1238 The Battle of the Sit River was fought in the northern part of the present-day Yaroslavl Oblast of Russia between the Mongol Hordes of Batu Khan and the Russians under Yuri II of Vladimir-Suzdal during the Mongol invasion of Russia on March - 04.
1351 On March - 04 ramathibodi becomes King of Siam.
1386 On March - 04 wÅ‚adysÅ‚aw II JagieÅ‚Å‚o (Jogaila) was crowned King of Poland.
1394 On this day in history henry the Navigator, Prince/sponsors Portuguese voyages of discovery
1461 On March - 04 battle at Towton Duke Edward of York beats English queen Margaretha Edward IV recognized as king of England
1461 On this day in history battle at Towton: Duke Edward of York beats English queen Margaretha Edward IV recognized as king of England
1484 On March - 04 kazimierz, the Saint, Polish ruler/saint, dies at 25
1492 On this day in history king James IV of Scotland concludes an alliance with France against England.
1492 Francesco de Layolle, composer on this day in history.
1540 Protestant count Philip of Hessen marries 2nd wife on this day in history.
1570 On March - 04 king Philip II bans foreign Dutch students
1590 On this day in history mauritius of Nassau's ship reaches Breda
1595 Robert Southwell, English poet, hanged for becoming a Catholic priest on this day in history.
1611 On this day in history george Abbot appointed archbishop of Canterbury
1615 On March - 04 hans von Aachen, German painter, dies
1617 Arcangelo Crivelli, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.
1621 Jacarta, Java renamed Batavia on this day in history.
1634 Proprietor Samuel Cole opens the first tavern in Boston on this day in history.
1651 John Baron Somers, (Whig), William III's chief minister (1696-1700) on March - 04.
1665 English King Charles II declares war on Netherlands on March - 04.
1675 On this day in history john Flamsteed appointed first Astronomer Royal of England
1675 On March - 04 john Flamsteed appointed 1st Astronomer Royal of England
1678 On this day in history the birth of Antonio Vivaldi, Italian composer
1678 Antonio Vivaldi, Venice, Baroque violin virtuoso/composer (4 Seasons) on March - 04.
1681 King Charles II grants William Penn royal charter for Pennsylvania on March - 04.