Historical Events In March - 05
Wednesday, 21 April 2021
0254 Lucius I, bishop of Rome (253-54), dies on this day in history.
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 On this day in history naser Khosrow begins the seven-year Middle Eastern journey which he will later describe in his book Safarnama.
1179 On March - 05 3rd Lateran Council (11th ecumenical council) opens in Rome
1291 On this day in history sa'ad al'Da'ulah, Jewish grand vizier of Persia, assassinated
1324 On March - 05 david II Bruce, king of Scotland (1331..71)
1326 Louis I, [the Great], King of Hungary (1342-82), Poland (1370-82) on March - 05.
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 March - 05.
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 this day in history.
1561 Carlo Caraffa, Italian cardinal, dies at 41 on March - 05.
1574 William Oughtred, England, mathematician/inventor (slide rule) on March - 05.
1574 On March - 05 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 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 March - 05.
1623 American temperance law enacted, Virginia on March - 05.
1623 On this day in history 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 March - 05 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 this day in history.
1658 On this day in history antoine de la Mothe Cadillac, french colonial governor of America
1668 Francesco Gasparini, composer on March - 05.
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 March - 05 evelyn Pierrepont, 1st Duke of Kingston-upon-Hull, English politician
1732 Joseph-Francois Salomon, composer, dies at 82 on this day in history.
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