Historical Events In March - 05
Tuesday, 11 December 2018
0254 Lucius I, bishop of Rome (253-54), dies on March - 05.
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 March - 05.
1046 Naser Khosrow begins the seven-year Middle Eastern journey which he will later describe in his book Safarnama on this day in history.
1179 3rd Lateran Council (11th ecumenical council) opens in Rome on this day in history.
1291 On March - 05 sa'ad al'Da'ulah, Jewish grand vizier of Persia, assassinated
1324 On March - 05 david II Bruce, king of Scotland (1331..71)
1326 On March - 05 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 this day in history.
1528 On March - 05 utrecht Governor Maarten van Rossum plunders The Hague
1558 On March - 05 smoking tobacco introduced in Europe by Francisco Fernandes
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 this day in history philip of Saint-Aldegonde, Flem viceroy Holland/Zealand/Utrecht, dies
1576 On this day in history don Luis de Requesens y Zuniga, viceroy of Neth (1573-76), dies at 70
1579 On this day in history betuwe joins Union of Utrecht
1585 On March - 05 johann Georg I, elector of Saxon (1611-56) (Peace of Prague)
1605 On March - 05 clement VIII, [Ippolito Aldofireini], Pope (1592-1605), dies at 69
1616 On this day in history copernicus' "de Revolutionibus" placed on Catholic Forbidden index
1623 On March - 05 american temperance law enacted, Virginia
1623 On March - 05 1st American temperance law enacted, Virginia
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 March - 05.
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 this day in history antoine de la Mothe Cadillac, french colonial governor of America
1668 On March - 05 francesco Gasparini, composer
1684 Emperor Leopold I, Poland & Venice sign Heilig Covenant of Linz on March - 05.
1696 Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, Venetian Rococo painter (Isaac's Sacrifice) on this day in history.
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 March - 05.
1743 US religious journal, The Christian History, first published, Boston on this day in history.