Historical Events In March - 05
Thursday, 18 April 2019
0254 On March - 05 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 this day in history.
1179 On this day in history 3rd Lateran Council (11th ecumenical council) opens in Rome
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 Henry VI was deposed by Duke of York during War of the Roses on March - 05.
1496 On March - 05 english King Henry VII hires John Cabot (Giovanni Caboto) to explore
1512 On this day in history gerardus Mercator, Rupelmonde (Belgium), geographer/mapmaker
1528 On this day in history utrecht Governor Maarten van Rossum plunders The Hague
1558 Smoking tobacco introduced in Europe by Francisco Fernandes on March - 05.
1561 Carlo Caraffa, Italian cardinal, dies at 41 on March - 05.
1574 On March - 05 william Oughtred, England, mathematician/inventor (slide rule)
1574 Philip of Saint-Aldegonde, Flem viceroy Holland/Zealand/Utrecht, dies on this day in history.
1576 On March - 05 don Luis de Requesens y Zuniga, viceroy of Neth (1573-76), dies at 70
1579 Betuwe joins Union of Utrecht on March - 05.
1585 Johann Georg I, elector of Saxon (1611-56) (Peace of Prague) on March - 05.
1605 Clement VIII, [Ippolito Aldofireini], Pope (1592-1605), dies at 69 on March - 05.
1616 On March - 05 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 James I (VI), king of England (1603-25)/poet/author, dies at 58 on March - 05.
1637 John van der Heyden, Dutch painter/inventor (fire extinguisher) on this day in history.
1644 Louise Juliana, countess of Nassau, dies at 73 on this day in history.
1651 On March - 05 south Sea dike in Amsterdam breaks after storm
1658 Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac, french colonial governor of America on this day in history.
1668 Francesco Gasparini, composer on this day in history.
1684 On this day in history emperor Leopold I, Poland & Venice sign Heilig Covenant of Linz
1696 On March - 05 giovanni Battista Tiepolo, Venetian Rococo painter (Isaac's Sacrifice)
1726 On March - 05 evelyn Pierrepont, 1st Duke of Kingston-upon-Hull, English politician
1732 On March - 05 joseph-Francois Salomon, composer, dies at 82
1733 On March - 05 vincenzo Galeotti, [Tomazelli], Italian dancer/choreographer
1743 On March - 05 uS religious journal, The Christian History, first published, Boston