Historical Events In March - 05
Saturday, 07 December 2019
0254 On March - 05 lucius I, bishop of Rome (253-54), dies
0363 On March - 05 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.
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 March - 05.
1291 Sa'ad al'Da'ulah, Jewish grand vizier of Persia, assassinated on March - 05.
1324 David II Bruce, king of Scotland (1331..71) on March - 05.
1326 Louis I, [the Great], King of Hungary (1342-82), Poland (1370-82) on this day in history.
1461 On March - 05 henry VI was deposed by Duke of York during War of the Roses
1496 On this day in history 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 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 William Oughtred, England, mathematician/inventor (slide rule) on March - 05.
1574 Philip of Saint-Aldegonde, Flem viceroy Holland/Zealand/Utrecht, dies on March - 05.
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 this day in history johann Georg I, elector of Saxon (1611-56) (Peace of Prague)
1605 Clement VIII, [Ippolito Aldofireini], Pope (1592-1605), dies at 69 on this day in history.
1616 On March - 05 copernicus' "de Revolutionibus" placed on Catholic Forbidden index
1623 American temperance law enacted, Virginia on March - 05.
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 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 South Sea dike in Amsterdam breaks after storm on March - 05.
1658 Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac, french colonial governor of America on March - 05.
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 Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, Venetian Rococo painter (Isaac's Sacrifice) on March - 05.
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 this day in history.
1733 On March - 05 vincenzo Galeotti, [Tomazelli], Italian dancer/choreographer
1743 On March - 05 uS religious journal, The Christian History, first published, Boston