Historical Events In March - 05
Wednesday, 19 June 2019
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 March - 05.
1179 On March - 05 3rd Lateran Council (11th ecumenical council) opens in Rome
1291 Sa'ad al'Da'ulah, Jewish grand vizier of Persia, assassinated on March - 05.
1324 On March - 05 david II Bruce, king of Scotland (1331..71)
1326 On this day in history 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 March - 05.
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 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1576 Don Luis de Requesens y Zuniga, viceroy of Neth (1573-76), dies at 70 on March - 05.
1579 Betuwe joins Union of Utrecht on March - 05.
1585 On March - 05 johann Georg I, elector of Saxon (1611-56) (Peace of Prague)
1605 On March - 05 clement VIII, [Ippolito Aldofireini], Pope (1592-1605), dies at 69
1616 On March - 05 copernicus' "de Revolutionibus" placed on Catholic Forbidden index
1623 On this day in history american temperance law enacted, Virginia
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 March - 05.
1637 John van der Heyden, Dutch painter/inventor (fire extinguisher) on this day in history.
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 On March - 05 emperor Leopold I, Poland & Venice sign Heilig Covenant of Linz
1696 Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, Venetian Rococo painter (Isaac's Sacrifice) on March - 05.
1726 Evelyn Pierrepont, 1st Duke of Kingston-upon-Hull, English politician on this day in history.
1732 Joseph-Francois Salomon, composer, dies at 82 on March - 05.
1733 On March - 05 vincenzo Galeotti, [Tomazelli], Italian dancer/choreographer
1743 On March - 05 uS religious journal, The Christian History, first published, Boston