Historical Events In March - 05
Tuesday, 18 February 2020
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 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 this day in history.
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 On March - 05 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 this day in history.
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 On March - 05 utrecht Governor Maarten van Rossum plunders The Hague
1558 Smoking tobacco introduced in Europe by Francisco Fernandes on March - 05.
1561 On March - 05 carlo Caraffa, Italian cardinal, dies at 41
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 Don Luis de Requesens y Zuniga, viceroy of Neth (1573-76), dies at 70 on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1616 On March - 05 copernicus' "de Revolutionibus" placed on Catholic Forbidden index
1623 On March - 05 american temperance law enacted, Virginia
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 March - 05.
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 On March - 05 south Sea dike in Amsterdam breaks after storm
1658 On March - 05 antoine de la Mothe Cadillac, french colonial governor of America
1668 On this day in history francesco Gasparini, composer
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 this day in history.
1726 On this day in history evelyn Pierrepont, 1st Duke of Kingston-upon-Hull, English politician
1732 On March - 05 joseph-Francois Salomon, composer, dies at 82
1733 On this day in history vincenzo Galeotti, [Tomazelli], Italian dancer/choreographer
1743 On March - 05 uS religious journal, The Christian History, first published, Boston