Historical Events In March - 05
Saturday, 31 July 2021
0254 On March - 05 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 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 March - 05.
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 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 March - 05.
1512 Gerardus Mercator, Rupelmonde (Belgium), geographer/mapmaker on March - 05.
1528 Utrecht Governor Maarten van Rossum plunders The Hague on March - 05.
1558 Smoking tobacco introduced in Europe by Francisco Fernandes on this day in history.
1561 On March - 05 carlo Caraffa, Italian cardinal, dies at 41
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 March - 05 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 Johann Georg I, elector of Saxon (1611-56) (Peace of Prague) on this day in history.
1605 On this day in history clement VIII, [Ippolito Aldofireini], Pope (1592-1605), dies at 69
1616 Copernicus' "de Revolutionibus" placed on Catholic Forbidden index on March - 05.
1623 On March - 05 american temperance law enacted, Virginia
1623 1st American temperance law enacted, Virginia on March - 05.
1625 On this day in history 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 On March - 05 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 On March - 05 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 On March - 05 joseph-Francois Salomon, composer, dies at 82
1733 On March - 05 vincenzo Galeotti, [Tomazelli], Italian dancer/choreographer
1743 On this day in history uS religious journal, The Christian History, first published, Boston