Historical Events In March - 14
Monday, 17 February 2020
0840 On March - 14 eginhard, French nobleman/biographer (Vita Karoli Magni), dies at 69
0968 On March - 14 matilda of Ringelheim, German Queen (c. 895)
1272 Re Enzo, Italian poet/son of Emp Frederik II von Hohenstaufen, dies on March - 14.
1298 Petrus Johannis Olivi, South France theologist, dies on March - 14.
1489 On March - 14 the Queen of Cyprus, Catherine Cornaro, sells her kingdom to Venice.
1490 Charles I, Duke of Savoy, dies at 21 on March - 14.
1558 Ferdinand I appointed Holy Roman emperor on March - 14.
1559 On March - 14 storm floods ravage Gorinchem, Dordrecht and Woudrichem, Netherlands
1559 Storm floods ravage Gorinchem, Dordrecht & Woudrichem, Neth on March - 14.
1559 On March - 14 jacques d'Auchy, Walloon baptist merchant, executed
1573 On March - 14 claude II, of Lotharingen, duke of Aumale/murdered adm Coligny, dies
1590 On this day in history battle at Ivry French King Henri IV beats Catholic League
1590 On this day in history battle at Ivry: French King Henri IV beats Catholic League
1590 Philip van Egmont, general/prince of Gavere, dies in battle at 30 on this day in history.
1612 Philip Galle, Flemish engraver, dies at about 74 on March - 14.
1623 On this day in history adam-Nicolas Gascon, composer
1629 On this day in history england granted a royal charter to Massachusetts Bay Colony
1644 England grants patent for Providence Plantations (now Rhode Island) on March - 14.
1647 On March - 14 thirty Years' War: Bavaria, Cologne, France and Sweden sign the Truce of Ulm.
1647 Frederik Hendrik, count of Nassau/prince of Orange, dies at 63 on this day in history.
1653 On March - 14 johan van Galen beats English fleet at Livorno
1681 Georg Philipp Telemann, Magdeburg Germany, late baroque composer on March - 14.
1682 On March - 14 jacob I van Ruysdael, physician/landscape painter, dies at about 53
1689 On March - 14 scotland dismisses Willem III and Mary Stuart as king and queen
1689 Scotland dismisses Willem III & Mary Stuart as king & queen on this day in history.
1692 On this day in history peter Musschenbroek, Dutch physician/physicist (Leyden jar)
1726 On March - 14 josef Antonin Stepan, composer
1727 Johann Gottlieb Goldberg, composer on March - 14.
1734 Prince Willem KHF van Orange marries George II's daughter Mary Anne on March - 14.
1743 On this day in history first American town meeting (Boston's Faneuil Hall)
1743 On this day in history 1st American town meeting (Boston's Faneuil Hall)
1755 Pierre-Louis Couperin, composer on this day in history.
1757 On-board the HMS Monarch, Admiral John Byng is executed by firing squad for neglecting his duty on March - 14.
1757 On March - 14 john Byng, English admiral (Minorca), executed at 52