Historical Events In March - 05
Tuesday, 07 April 2020
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 On this day in history 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 On this day in history sa'ad al'Da'ulah, Jewish grand vizier of Persia, assassinated
1324 David II Bruce, king of Scotland (1331..71) on this day in history.
1326 On March - 05 louis I, [the Great], King of Hungary (1342-82), Poland (1370-82)
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 March - 05 gerardus Mercator, Rupelmonde (Belgium), geographer/mapmaker
1528 Utrecht Governor Maarten van Rossum plunders The Hague on March - 05.
1558 On this day in history smoking tobacco introduced in Europe by Francisco Fernandes
1561 Carlo Caraffa, Italian cardinal, dies at 41 on this day in history.
1574 William Oughtred, England, mathematician/inventor (slide rule) on this day in history.
1574 Philip of Saint-Aldegonde, Flem viceroy Holland/Zealand/Utrecht, dies on this day in history.
1576 On this day in history don Luis de Requesens y Zuniga, viceroy of Neth (1573-76), dies at 70
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 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 On this day in history james I (VI), king of England (1603-25)/poet/author, dies at 58
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 Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac, french colonial governor of America on March - 05.
1668 On this day in history francesco Gasparini, composer
1684 Emperor Leopold I, Poland & Venice sign Heilig Covenant of Linz on March - 05.
1696 On March - 05 giovanni Battista Tiepolo, Venetian Rococo painter (Isaac's Sacrifice)
1726 Evelyn Pierrepont, 1st Duke of Kingston-upon-Hull, English politician on March - 05.
1732 Joseph-Francois Salomon, composer, dies at 82 on this day in history.
1733 On this day in history vincenzo Galeotti, [Tomazelli], Italian dancer/choreographer
1743 US religious journal, The Christian History, first published, Boston on March - 05.