Historical Events In March - 04
Saturday, 04 April 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 On this day in history martyrdom of Saint Adrian of Nicomedia.
0480 Saint Landry, bishop of SÃ©es on this day in history.
0852 On March - 04 croatian Duke Trpimir I issued a statute, a document with the first known written mention of the Croats name in Croatian sources.
0932 On this day in history translation of the relics of martyr Wenceslaus I, Duke of Bohemia, Prince of the Czechs.
1152 On this day in history frederik I Barbarossa elected Roman-German king
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 March - 04 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 wÅ‚adysÅ‚aw II JagieÅ‚Å‚o (Jogaila) was crowned King of Poland.
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 On this day in history 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 King James IV of Scotland concludes an alliance with France against England on March - 04.
1492 Francesco de Layolle, composer on March - 04.
1540 On March - 04 protestant count Philip of Hessen marries 2nd wife
1570 King Philip II bans foreign Dutch students on March - 04.
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 On March - 04 george Abbot appointed archbishop of Canterbury
1615 On this day in history hans von Aachen, German painter, dies
1617 Arcangelo Crivelli, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.
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 March - 04.
1665 English King Charles II declares war on Netherlands on March - 04.
1675 John Flamsteed appointed first Astronomer Royal of England on this day in history.
1675 John Flamsteed appointed 1st Astronomer Royal of England on this day in history.
1678 The birth of Antonio Vivaldi, Italian composer on this day in history.
1678 Antonio Vivaldi, Venice, Baroque violin virtuoso/composer (4 Seasons) on this day in history.
1681 On this day in history king Charles II grants William Penn royal charter for Pennsylvania