Historical Events In March - 12
Sunday, 19 January 2020
0417 On March - 12 innocent I, Italian Pope (401-417), dies
0538 Witiges, king of the Ostrogoths ends his siege of Rome and retreats to Ravenna, leaving the city in the hands of the victorious Roman general, Belisarius on this day in history.
0604 Gregory I the Great, Pope (590-604), dies at 64 on March - 12.
0641 A.D. Chinese Princess Wen Cheng goes to Tibet to marry the Tibetan ruler and the marriage becomes the basis for China's claim to sovereignty over the region on March - 12.
1000 Odo of Lagery elected as Pope Urban II, replacing Victor III on this day in history.
1054 On this day in history pope Leo IX escapes captivity & returns to Rome
1144 Gherardo Caccianemici elected Pope Lucius II, succeeding Callistus II on March - 12.
1209 On this day in history djamal al-din Abu Mohammed Iljas Nizami, Persian poet, dies
1336 Eduard, Duke of Gelre (1361-71) husband of Catharina of Bayern on this day in history.
1350 Orvieto city says it will behead & burn Jewish-Christian couples on March - 12.
1365 University of Vienna founded on this day in history.
1471 On this day in history dionysius the Carthusian/van Rijkel, Dutch scholastic theologist, dies
1479 On March - 12 giuliano de' Medici, monarch of Florence
1496 Jews are expelled from Syria on March - 12.
1496 On March - 12 johannes de Lapide, [Johan Heynlin], German philosopher, dies
1507 Cesare Borgia, cardinal/soldier/politician, killed in battle at 31 on March - 12.
1515 On this day in history caspar Othmayr, composer
1563 John Bull, composer of British natl anthem (God Save The King), dies on March - 12.
1570 Jacob van den Eynden, Grand Pensionary of Holland, dies on this day in history.
1572 On March - 12 luos Vaz de Camoes publishes "Os Lusíados" in Portugal
1572 Luis Vaz de Camoes publishes "Os LusĂados" in Portugal on this day in history.
1587 On this day in history english parliament leader Peter Wentworth confined in London Tower
1594 On March - 12 company of Distant established for business on East-Indies
1597 England routes troops to Amiens on March - 12.
1609 Bermuda becomes an English colony on March - 12.
1619 Dutch settlement on Java changes name to Batavia on this day in history.
1622 Ignatius of Loyola declared a saint on this day in history.
1628 On March - 12 john Bull, English organist/composer, dies
1642 Abel Tasman is first European in New Zealand on this day in history.
1642 On this day in history abel Tasman is 1st European in New Zealand
1648 On March - 12 tirso de Molina, Spanish author, dies at about 63
1664 On March - 12 first naturalization act in American colonies
1664 New Jersey becomes a British colony on March - 12.
1664 On March - 12 1st naturalization act in American colonies