Historical Events In March - 04
Saturday, 23 January 2021
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 March - 04.
0480 Saint Landry, bishop of Sées on March - 04.
0852 On this day in history croatian Duke Trpimir I issued a statute, a document with the first known written mention of the Croats name in Croatian sources.
0932 Translation of the relics of martyr Wenceslaus I, Duke of Bohemia, Prince of the Czechs on March - 04.
1152 On this day in history frederik I Barbarossa elected Roman-German king
1172 On March - 04 stephan III, King of Hungary (1162-72), dies
1215 On March - 04 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 Ramathibodi becomes King of Siam on this day in history.
1386 On March - 04 władysław II Jagiełło (Jogaila) was crowned King of Poland.
1394 On this day in history henry the Navigator, Prince/sponsors Portuguese voyages of discovery
1461 On this day in history battle at Towton Duke Edward of York beats English queen Margaretha Edward IV recognized as king of England
1461 On March - 04 battle at Towton: Duke Edward of York beats English queen Margaretha Edward IV recognized as king of England
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 this day in history.
1540 On this day in history protestant count Philip of Hessen marries 2nd wife
1570 On this day in history king Philip II bans foreign Dutch students
1590 On March - 04 mauritius of Nassau's ship reaches Breda
1595 Robert Southwell, English poet, hanged for becoming a Catholic priest on this day in history.
1611 George Abbot appointed archbishop of Canterbury on March - 04.
1615 Hans von Aachen, German painter, dies on this day in history.
1617 On March - 04 arcangelo Crivelli, composer, dies at 70
1621 On this day in history jacarta, Java renamed Batavia
1634 On this day in history 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 On March - 04 john Flamsteed appointed first Astronomer Royal of England
1675 On this day in history john Flamsteed appointed 1st Astronomer Royal of England
1678 The birth of Antonio Vivaldi, Italian composer on March - 04.
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 March - 04.