Historical Events In March - 05
Tuesday, 19 January 2021
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 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 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 Utrecht Governor Maarten van Rossum plunders The Hague on March - 05.
1558 Smoking tobacco introduced in Europe by Francisco Fernandes on March - 05.
1561 Carlo Caraffa, Italian cardinal, dies at 41 on this day in history.
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 Don Luis de Requesens y Zuniga, viceroy of Neth (1573-76), dies at 70 on this day in history.
1579 Betuwe joins Union of Utrecht on this day in history.
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 Copernicus' "de Revolutionibus" placed on Catholic Forbidden index on March - 05.
1623 American temperance law enacted, Virginia on this day in history.
1623 1st American temperance law enacted, Virginia on March - 05.
1625 On March - 05 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 Louise Juliana, countess of Nassau, dies at 73 on this day in history.
1651 On this day in history south Sea dike in Amsterdam breaks after storm
1658 On March - 05 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 March - 05.
1696 Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, Venetian Rococo painter (Isaac's Sacrifice) on this day in history.
1726 Evelyn Pierrepont, 1st Duke of Kingston-upon-Hull, English politician on this day in history.
1732 On this day in history joseph-Francois Salomon, composer, dies at 82
1733 Vincenzo Galeotti, [Tomazelli], Italian dancer/choreographer on March - 05.
1743 On this day in history uS religious journal, The Christian History, first published, Boston