Historical Events In March - 12
Wednesday, 08 April 2020
0417 On this day in history innocent I, Italian Pope (401-417), dies
0538 On March - 12 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 March - 12 gregory I the Great, Pope (590-604), dies at 64
0641 On March - 12 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
1000 Odo of Lagery elected as Pope Urban II, replacing Victor III on March - 12.
1054 Pope Leo IX escapes captivity & returns to Rome on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1336 Eduard, Duke of Gelre (1361-71) husband of Catharina of Bayern on March - 12.
1350 Orvieto city says it will behead & burn Jewish-Christian couples on March - 12.
1365 On March - 12 university of Vienna founded
1471 Dionysius the Carthusian/van Rijkel, Dutch scholastic theologist, dies on this day in history.
1479 On March - 12 giuliano de' Medici, monarch of Florence
1496 Jews are expelled from Syria on March - 12.
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 On this day in history caspar Othmayr, composer
1563 John Bull, composer of British natl anthem (God Save The King), dies on this day in history.
1570 On March - 12 jacob van den Eynden, Grand Pensionary of Holland, dies
1572 Luos Vaz de Camoes publishes "Os Lusíados" in Portugal on March - 12.
1572 On this day in history luis Vaz de Camoes publishes "Os LusĂados" in Portugal
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 this day in history.
1609 Bermuda becomes an English colony on March - 12.
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 John Bull, English organist/composer, dies on this day in history.
1642 Abel Tasman is first European in New Zealand on this day in history.
1642 On March - 12 abel Tasman is 1st European in New Zealand
1648 Tirso de Molina, Spanish author, dies at about 63 on March - 12.
1664 First naturalization act in American colonies on March - 12.
1664 New Jersey becomes a British colony on this day in history.
1664 1st naturalization act in American colonies on March - 12.