Historical Events In March - 12
Sunday, 17 January 2021
0417 Innocent I, Italian Pope (401-417), dies on March - 12.
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 March - 12.
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 On March - 12 odo of Lagery elected as Pope Urban II, replacing Victor III
1054 On this day in history pope Leo IX escapes captivity & returns to Rome
1144 On this day in history gherardo Caccianemici elected Pope Lucius II, succeeding Callistus II
1209 Djamal al-din Abu Mohammed Iljas Nizami, Persian poet, dies on March - 12.
1336 Eduard, Duke of Gelre (1361-71) husband of Catharina of Bayern on this day in history.
1350 On this day in history orvieto city says it will behead & burn Jewish-Christian couples
1365 University of Vienna founded on March - 12.
1471 Dionysius the Carthusian/van Rijkel, Dutch scholastic theologist, dies on March - 12.
1479 On March - 12 giuliano de' Medici, monarch of Florence
1496 Jews are expelled from Syria on this day in history.
1496 On March - 12 johannes de Lapide, [Johan Heynlin], German philosopher, dies
1507 On this day in history cesare Borgia, cardinal/soldier/politician, killed in battle at 31
1515 On March - 12 caspar Othmayr, composer
1563 On March - 12 john Bull, composer of British natl anthem (God Save The King), dies
1570 Jacob van den Eynden, Grand Pensionary of Holland, dies on this day in history.
1572 On this day in history luos Vaz de Camoes publishes "Os Lusíados" in Portugal
1572 On this day in history luis Vaz de Camoes publishes "Os Lusíados" 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 On March - 12 england routes troops to Amiens
1609 On March - 12 bermuda becomes an English colony
1619 Dutch settlement on Java changes name to Batavia on this day in history.
1622 Ignatius of Loyola declared a saint on March - 12.
1628 On this day in history john Bull, English organist/composer, dies
1642 Abel Tasman is first European in New Zealand on March - 12.
1642 On this day in history abel Tasman is 1st European in New Zealand
1648 On this day in history tirso de Molina, Spanish author, dies at about 63
1664 On March - 12 first naturalization act in American colonies
1664 On this day in history new Jersey becomes a British colony
1664 1st naturalization act in American colonies on March - 12.