Historical Events In March - 05
Friday, 23 August 2019
0254 Lucius I, bishop of Rome (253-54), dies on March - 05.
0363 On March - 05 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.
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 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 Louis I, [the Great], King of Hungary (1342-82), Poland (1370-82) on this day in history.
1461 On this day in history henry VI was deposed by Duke of York during War of the Roses
1496 On March - 05 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 this day in history.
1558 Smoking tobacco introduced in Europe by Francisco Fernandes on this day in history.
1561 On this day in history carlo Caraffa, Italian cardinal, dies at 41
1574 On March - 05 william Oughtred, England, mathematician/inventor (slide rule)
1574 On this day in history philip of Saint-Aldegonde, Flem viceroy Holland/Zealand/Utrecht, dies
1576 Don Luis de Requesens y Zuniga, viceroy of Neth (1573-76), dies at 70 on this day in history.
1579 On this day in history betuwe joins Union of Utrecht
1585 Johann Georg I, elector of Saxon (1611-56) (Peace of Prague) on March - 05.
1605 Clement VIII, [Ippolito Aldofireini], Pope (1592-1605), dies at 69 on this day in history.
1616 On March - 05 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 James I (VI), king of England (1603-25)/poet/author, dies at 58 on this day in history.
1637 John van der Heyden, Dutch painter/inventor (fire extinguisher) on March - 05.
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 On this day in history emperor Leopold I, Poland & Venice sign Heilig Covenant of Linz
1696 Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, Venetian Rococo painter (Isaac's Sacrifice) on this day in history.
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 this day in history vincenzo Galeotti, [Tomazelli], Italian dancer/choreographer
1743 On this day in history uS religious journal, The Christian History, first published, Boston