Historical Events In March - 05
Thursday, 28 October 2021
0254 On this day in history lucius I, bishop of Rome (253-54), dies
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 On March - 05 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 Sa'ad al'Da'ulah, Jewish grand vizier of Persia, assassinated on this day in history.
1324 David II Bruce, king of Scotland (1331..71) on this day in history.
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 March - 05.
1496 English King Henry VII hires John Cabot (Giovanni Caboto) to explore on March - 05.
1512 Gerardus Mercator, Rupelmonde (Belgium), geographer/mapmaker on March - 05.
1528 Utrecht Governor Maarten van Rossum plunders The Hague on this day in history.
1558 Smoking tobacco introduced in Europe by Francisco Fernandes on this day in history.
1561 Carlo Caraffa, Italian cardinal, dies at 41 on this day in history.
1574 On March - 05 william Oughtred, England, mathematician/inventor (slide rule)
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 On March - 05 betuwe joins Union of Utrecht
1585 On this day in history 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 Copernicus' "de Revolutionibus" placed on Catholic Forbidden index on this day in history.
1623 American temperance law enacted, Virginia on this day in history.
1623 On this day in history 1st American temperance law enacted, Virginia
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 this day in history.
1644 Louise Juliana, countess of Nassau, dies at 73 on this day in history.
1651 South Sea dike in Amsterdam breaks after storm on March - 05.
1658 Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac, french colonial governor of America on this day in history.
1668 Francesco Gasparini, composer on this day in history.
1684 Emperor Leopold I, Poland & Venice sign Heilig Covenant of Linz on March - 05.
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 March - 05.
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.