Historical Events In March - 04
Wednesday, 08 July 2020
0051 Nero, later to become Roman Emperor, is given the title princeps iuventutis (head of the youth) on this day in history.
0251 On March - 04 pope Lucius I
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 this day in history.
0932 Translation of the relics of martyr Wenceslaus I, Duke of Bohemia, Prince of the Czechs on this day in history.
1152 Frederik I Barbarossa elected Roman-German king on this day in history.
1172 Stephan III, King of Hungary (1162-72), dies on March - 04.
1215 King John of England makes an oath to the Pope as a crusader to gain the support of Innocent III on March - 04.
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 this day in history ramathibodi becomes King of Siam.
1386 WÅ‚adysÅ‚aw II JagieÅ‚Å‚o (Jogaila) was crowned King of Poland on March - 04.
1394 Henry the Navigator, Prince/sponsors Portuguese voyages of discovery on this day in history.
1461 On March - 04 battle at Towton Duke Edward of York beats English queen Margaretha Edward IV recognized as king of England
1461 Battle at Towton: Duke Edward of York beats English queen Margaretha Edward IV recognized as king of England on this day in history.
1484 Kazimierz, the Saint, Polish ruler/saint, dies at 25 on March - 04.
1492 On this day in history king James IV of Scotland concludes an alliance with France against England.
1492 Francesco de Layolle, composer on March - 04.
1540 Protestant count Philip of Hessen marries 2nd wife on this day in history.
1570 King Philip II bans foreign Dutch students on March - 04.
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 March - 04.
1611 On March - 04 george Abbot appointed archbishop of Canterbury
1615 On March - 04 hans von Aachen, German painter, dies
1617 On March - 04 arcangelo Crivelli, composer, dies at 70
1621 On March - 04 jacarta, Java renamed Batavia
1634 Proprietor Samuel Cole opens the first tavern in Boston on March - 04.
1651 John Baron Somers, (Whig), William III's chief minister (1696-1700) on this day in history.
1665 On March - 04 english King Charles II declares war on Netherlands
1675 John Flamsteed appointed first Astronomer Royal of England on March - 04.
1675 John Flamsteed appointed 1st Astronomer Royal of England on March - 04.
1678 The birth of Antonio Vivaldi, Italian composer on this day in history.
1678 On this day in history antonio Vivaldi, Venice, Baroque violin virtuoso/composer (4 Seasons)
1681 On this day in history king Charles II grants William Penn royal charter for Pennsylvania