Historical Events In March - 04
Friday, 20 September 2019
0051 On March - 04 nero, later to become Roman Emperor, is given the title princeps iuventutis (head of the youth).
0251 Pope Lucius I on March - 04.
0303 Martyrdom of Saint Adrian of Nicomedia on March - 04.
0480 Saint Landry, bishop of SÃ©es on this day in history.
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 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 Stephan III, King of Hungary (1162-72), dies on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1351 Ramathibodi becomes King of Siam on this day in history.
1386 WÅ‚adysÅ‚aw II JagieÅ‚Å‚o (Jogaila) was crowned King of Poland on this day in history.
1394 On March - 04 henry the Navigator, Prince/sponsors Portuguese voyages of discovery
1461 Battle at Towton Duke Edward of York beats English queen Margaretha Edward IV recognized as king of England on March - 04.
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 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 On March - 04 protestant count Philip of Hessen marries 2nd wife
1570 King Philip II bans foreign Dutch students on this day in history.
1590 Mauritius of Nassau's ship reaches Breda on this day in history.
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 this day in history hans von Aachen, German painter, dies
1617 On this day in history arcangelo Crivelli, composer, dies at 70
1621 Jacarta, Java renamed Batavia on this day in history.
1634 On this day in history proprietor Samuel Cole opens the first tavern in Boston
1651 On March - 04 john Baron Somers, (Whig), William III's chief minister (1696-1700)
1665 On this day in history english King Charles II declares war on Netherlands
1675 John Flamsteed appointed first Astronomer Royal of England on this day in history.
1675 On this day in history john Flamsteed appointed 1st Astronomer Royal of England
1678 The birth of Antonio Vivaldi, Italian composer on this day in history.
1678 Antonio Vivaldi, Venice, Baroque violin virtuoso/composer (4 Seasons) on March - 04.
1681 On March - 04 king Charles II grants William Penn royal charter for Pennsylvania