Historical Events In March - 05
Monday, 18 February 2019
0254 On this day in history lucius I, bishop of Rome (253-54), dies
0363 Roman Emperor Julian moves from Antioch with an army of 90,000 to attack the Sassanid Empire, in a campaign which would bring about his own death on this day in history.
1046 Naser Khosrow begins the seven-year Middle Eastern journey which he will later describe in his book Safarnama on March - 05.
1179 3rd Lateran Council (11th ecumenical council) opens in Rome on March - 05.
1291 Sa'ad al'Da'ulah, Jewish grand vizier of Persia, assassinated on this day in history.
1324 On March - 05 david II Bruce, king of Scotland (1331..71)
1326 On this day in history louis I, [the Great], King of Hungary (1342-82), Poland (1370-82)
1461 On this day in history henry VI was deposed by Duke of York during War of the Roses
1496 English King Henry VII hires John Cabot (Giovanni Caboto) to explore on this day in history.
1512 Gerardus Mercator, Rupelmonde (Belgium), geographer/mapmaker on March - 05.
1528 On this day in history utrecht Governor Maarten van Rossum plunders The Hague
1558 Smoking tobacco introduced in Europe by Francisco Fernandes on this day in history.
1561 Carlo Caraffa, Italian cardinal, dies at 41 on March - 05.
1574 On this day in history william Oughtred, England, mathematician/inventor (slide rule)
1574 On March - 05 philip of Saint-Aldegonde, Flem viceroy Holland/Zealand/Utrecht, dies
1576 Don Luis de Requesens y Zuniga, viceroy of Neth (1573-76), dies at 70 on March - 05.
1579 On March - 05 betuwe joins Union of Utrecht
1585 Johann Georg I, elector of Saxon (1611-56) (Peace of Prague) on March - 05.
1605 On March - 05 clement VIII, [Ippolito Aldofireini], Pope (1592-1605), dies at 69
1616 Copernicus' "de Revolutionibus" placed on Catholic Forbidden index on this day in history.
1623 American temperance law enacted, Virginia on March - 05.
1623 1st American temperance law enacted, Virginia on March - 05.
1625 On this day in history james I (VI), king of England (1603-25)/poet/author, dies at 58
1637 John van der Heyden, Dutch painter/inventor (fire extinguisher) on this day in history.
1644 On this day in history louise Juliana, countess of Nassau, dies at 73
1651 On March - 05 south Sea dike in Amsterdam breaks after storm
1658 On March - 05 antoine de la Mothe Cadillac, french colonial governor of America
1668 On this day in history francesco Gasparini, composer
1684 Emperor Leopold I, Poland & Venice sign Heilig Covenant of Linz on this day in history.
1696 On this day in history giovanni Battista Tiepolo, Venetian Rococo painter (Isaac's Sacrifice)
1726 On this day in history evelyn Pierrepont, 1st Duke of Kingston-upon-Hull, English politician
1732 Joseph-Francois Salomon, composer, dies at 82 on March - 05.
1733 Vincenzo Galeotti, [Tomazelli], Italian dancer/choreographer on this day in history.
1743 On March - 05 uS religious journal, The Christian History, first published, Boston