Historical Events In March - 05
Wednesday, 30 September 2020
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 this day in history.
1046 On March - 05 naser Khosrow begins the seven-year Middle Eastern journey which he will later describe in his book Safarnama.
1179 3rd Lateran Council (11th ecumenical council) opens in Rome on this day in history.
1291 Sa'ad al'Da'ulah, Jewish grand vizier of Persia, assassinated on March - 05.
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 On March - 05 english King Henry VII hires John Cabot (Giovanni Caboto) to explore
1512 On March - 05 gerardus Mercator, Rupelmonde (Belgium), geographer/mapmaker
1528 On March - 05 utrecht Governor Maarten van Rossum plunders The Hague
1558 On this day in history smoking tobacco introduced in Europe by Francisco Fernandes
1561 Carlo Caraffa, Italian cardinal, dies at 41 on March - 05.
1574 William Oughtred, England, mathematician/inventor (slide rule) on March - 05.
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 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 Clement VIII, [Ippolito Aldofireini], Pope (1592-1605), dies at 69 on March - 05.
1616 On this day in history copernicus' "de Revolutionibus" placed on Catholic Forbidden index
1623 American temperance law enacted, Virginia on March - 05.
1623 1st American temperance law enacted, Virginia on this day in history.
1625 James I (VI), king of England (1603-25)/poet/author, dies at 58 on this day in history.
1637 On this day in history john van der Heyden, Dutch painter/inventor (fire extinguisher)
1644 On this day in history louise Juliana, countess of Nassau, dies at 73
1651 On this day in history 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 Francesco Gasparini, composer on this day in history.
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 Evelyn Pierrepont, 1st Duke of Kingston-upon-Hull, English politician on March - 05.
1732 On this day in history joseph-Francois Salomon, composer, dies at 82
1733 Vincenzo Galeotti, [Tomazelli], Italian dancer/choreographer on this day in history.
1743 On this day in history uS religious journal, The Christian History, first published, Boston