Historical Events In March - 05
Friday, 02 June 2023
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 March - 05.
1046 Naser Khosrow begins the seven-year Middle Eastern journey which he will later describe in his book Safarnama on March - 05.
1179 3rd Lateran Council (11th ecumenical council) opens in Rome on this day in history.
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 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 March - 05.
1496 English King Henry VII hires John Cabot (Giovanni Caboto) to explore on this day in history.
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 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 On this day in history william Oughtred, England, mathematician/inventor (slide rule)
1574 On this day in history philip of Saint-Aldegonde, Flem viceroy Holland/Zealand/Utrecht, dies
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 March - 05.
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 March - 05.
1616 On this day in history copernicus' "de Revolutionibus" placed on Catholic Forbidden index
1623 On March - 05 american temperance law enacted, Virginia
1623 1st American temperance law enacted, Virginia on March - 05.
1625 On March - 05 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 On this day in history south Sea dike in Amsterdam breaks after storm
1658 On March - 05 antoine de la Mothe Cadillac, french colonial governor of America
1668 Francesco Gasparini, composer on March - 05.
1684 Emperor Leopold I, Poland & Venice sign Heilig Covenant of Linz on this day in history.
1696 On March - 05 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 this day in history.
1733 On March - 05 vincenzo Galeotti, [Tomazelli], Italian dancer/choreographer
1743 US religious journal, The Christian History, first published, Boston on this day in history.
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