Historical Events In March - 05
Saturday, 19 October 2019
0254 Lucius I, bishop of Rome (253-54), dies on this day in history.
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 this day in history naser Khosrow begins the seven-year Middle Eastern journey which he will later describe in his book Safarnama.
1179 On this day in history 3rd Lateran Council (11th ecumenical council) opens in Rome
1291 On March - 05 sa'ad al'Da'ulah, Jewish grand vizier of Persia, assassinated
1324 David II Bruce, king of Scotland (1331..71) on March - 05.
1326 Louis I, [the Great], King of Hungary (1342-82), Poland (1370-82) on March - 05.
1461 On this day in history 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 this day in history gerardus Mercator, Rupelmonde (Belgium), geographer/mapmaker
1528 Utrecht Governor Maarten van Rossum plunders The Hague on March - 05.
1558 On March - 05 smoking tobacco introduced in Europe by Francisco Fernandes
1561 Carlo Caraffa, Italian cardinal, dies at 41 on this day in history.
1574 On this day in history william Oughtred, England, mathematician/inventor (slide rule)
1574 Philip of Saint-Aldegonde, Flem viceroy Holland/Zealand/Utrecht, dies on March - 05.
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 Johann Georg I, elector of Saxon (1611-56) (Peace of Prague) on this day in history.
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 March - 05.
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 On March - 05 john van der Heyden, Dutch painter/inventor (fire extinguisher)
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 March - 05.
1684 Emperor Leopold I, Poland & Venice sign Heilig Covenant of Linz on March - 05.
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 March - 05.
1732 On March - 05 joseph-Francois Salomon, composer, dies at 82
1733 Vincenzo Galeotti, [Tomazelli], Italian dancer/choreographer on March - 05.
1743 On March - 05 uS religious journal, The Christian History, first published, Boston