Historical Events In March - 05
Wednesday, 08 July 2020
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 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 March - 05.
1291 On this day in history sa'ad al'Da'ulah, Jewish grand vizier of Persia, assassinated
1324 David II Bruce, king of Scotland (1331..71) on March - 05.
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 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 this day in history.
1528 On this day in history utrecht Governor Maarten van Rossum plunders The Hague
1558 Smoking tobacco introduced in Europe by Francisco Fernandes on this day in history.
1561 Carlo Caraffa, Italian cardinal, dies at 41 on March - 05.
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 March - 05.
1576 On this day in history don Luis de Requesens y Zuniga, viceroy of Neth (1573-76), dies at 70
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 On this day in history clement VIII, [Ippolito Aldofireini], Pope (1592-1605), dies at 69
1616 On March - 05 copernicus' "de Revolutionibus" placed on Catholic Forbidden index
1623 On this day in history american temperance law enacted, Virginia
1623 On March - 05 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 March - 05.
1644 On March - 05 louise Juliana, countess of Nassau, dies at 73
1651 South Sea dike in Amsterdam breaks after storm on March - 05.
1658 On March - 05 antoine de la Mothe Cadillac, french colonial governor of America
1668 Francesco Gasparini, composer on this day in history.
1684 Emperor Leopold I, Poland & Venice sign Heilig Covenant of Linz on this day in history.
1696 On this day in history giovanni Battista Tiepolo, Venetian Rococo painter (Isaac's Sacrifice)
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 this day in history.
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.