Historical Events In March - 04
Wednesday, 17 August 2022
0051 On March - 04 nero, later to become Roman Emperor, is given the title princeps iuventutis (head of the youth).
0251 On March - 04 pope Lucius I
0303 On March - 04 martyrdom of Saint Adrian of Nicomedia.
0480 Saint Landry, bishop of Sées on this day in history.
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 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 this day in history.
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 Władysław II Jagiełło (Jogaila) was crowned King of Poland on March - 04.
1394 Henry the Navigator, Prince/sponsors Portuguese voyages of discovery on March - 04.
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 this day in history.
1492 On March - 04 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 March - 04.
1570 King Philip II bans foreign Dutch students on March - 04.
1590 On March - 04 mauritius of Nassau's ship reaches Breda
1595 On this day in history robert Southwell, English poet, hanged for becoming a Catholic priest
1611 On March - 04 george Abbot appointed archbishop of Canterbury
1615 On March - 04 hans von Aachen, German painter, dies
1617 On this day in history arcangelo Crivelli, composer, dies at 70
1621 Jacarta, Java renamed Batavia on March - 04.
1634 On March - 04 proprietor Samuel Cole opens the first tavern in Boston
1651 John Baron Somers, (Whig), William III's chief minister (1696-1700) on this day in history.
1665 English King Charles II declares war on Netherlands on March - 04.
1675 John Flamsteed appointed first Astronomer Royal of England on March - 04.
1675 On March - 04 john Flamsteed appointed 1st Astronomer Royal of England
1678 On March - 04 the birth of Antonio Vivaldi, Italian composer
1678 On this day in history antonio Vivaldi, Venice, Baroque violin virtuoso/composer (4 Seasons)
1681 King Charles II grants William Penn royal charter for Pennsylvania on this day in history.