Historical Events In March - 12
Saturday, 16 November 2019
0417 On March - 12 innocent I, Italian Pope (401-417), dies
0538 On this day in history 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.
0604 On this day in history gregory I the Great, Pope (590-604), dies at 64
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 Pope Leo IX escapes captivity & returns to Rome on March - 12.
1144 On March - 12 gherardo Caccianemici elected Pope Lucius II, succeeding Callistus II
1209 Djamal al-din Abu Mohammed Iljas Nizami, Persian poet, dies on March - 12.
1336 On this day in history eduard, Duke of Gelre (1361-71) husband of Catharina of Bayern
1350 On March - 12 orvieto city says it will behead & burn Jewish-Christian couples
1365 On March - 12 university of Vienna founded
1471 On March - 12 dionysius the Carthusian/van Rijkel, Dutch scholastic theologist, dies
1479 On March - 12 giuliano de' Medici, monarch of Florence
1496 On March - 12 jews are expelled from Syria
1496 Johannes de Lapide, [Johan Heynlin], German philosopher, dies on March - 12.
1507 Cesare Borgia, cardinal/soldier/politician, killed in battle at 31 on March - 12.
1515 Caspar Othmayr, composer on March - 12.
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 Luos Vaz de Camoes publishes "Os Lusíados" in Portugal on this day in history.
1572 Luis Vaz de Camoes publishes "Os LusĂados" in Portugal on this day in history.
1587 English parliament leader Peter Wentworth confined in London Tower on this day in history.
1594 Company of Distant established for business on East-Indies on this day in history.
1597 England routes troops to Amiens on March - 12.
1609 Bermuda becomes an English colony on this day in history.
1619 Dutch settlement on Java changes name to Batavia on March - 12.
1622 On this day in history ignatius of Loyola declared a saint
1628 On March - 12 john Bull, English organist/composer, dies
1642 On this day in history abel Tasman is first European in New Zealand
1642 Abel Tasman is 1st European in New Zealand on March - 12.
1648 On this day in history tirso de Molina, Spanish author, dies at about 63
1664 First naturalization act in American colonies on March - 12.
1664 On this day in history new Jersey becomes a British colony
1664 1st naturalization act in American colonies on this day in history.