Historical Events In March - 04
Friday, 24 May 2019
0051 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
0480 On March - 04 saint Landry, bishop of Sées
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 Translation of the relics of martyr Wenceslaus I, Duke of Bohemia, Prince of the Czechs on March - 04.
1152 Frederik I Barbarossa elected Roman-German king on March - 04.
1172 On this day in history stephan III, King of Hungary (1162-72), dies
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 On this day in history 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.
1351 On this day in history ramathibodi becomes King of Siam.
1386 On March - 04 władysław II Jagiełło (Jogaila) was crowned King of Poland.
1394 Henry the Navigator, Prince/sponsors Portuguese voyages of discovery on this day in history.
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 Battle at Towton: Duke Edward of York beats English queen Margaretha Edward IV recognized as king of England on March - 04.
1484 On March - 04 kazimierz, the Saint, Polish ruler/saint, dies at 25
1492 King James IV of Scotland concludes an alliance with France against England on this day in history.
1492 Francesco de Layolle, composer on March - 04.
1540 On this day in history protestant count Philip of Hessen marries 2nd wife
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 this day in history.
1611 George Abbot appointed archbishop of Canterbury on this day in history.
1615 On March - 04 hans von Aachen, German painter, dies
1617 On March - 04 arcangelo Crivelli, composer, dies at 70
1621 Jacarta, Java renamed Batavia on March - 04.
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 March - 04.
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 this day in history.
1678 On this day in history antonio Vivaldi, Venice, Baroque violin virtuoso/composer (4 Seasons)
1681 On March - 04 king Charles II grants William Penn royal charter for Pennsylvania