Historical Events In March - 15
Friday, 28 February 2020
0044 B.C. Caius Julius Caesar, dictator of Rome, is stabbed to death in the Roman Senate house by a group of sixty conspirators led by Marcus Junius Brutus and Caius Cassius Longinus on March - 15.
0076 Hadrian, Roman Emperor (builder of Hadrian's Wall) on March - 15.
0221 Liu Bei, a Chinese warlord and member of the Han royal house, declares himself emperor of Shu-Han and claims his legitimate succession to the Han Dynasty on this day in history.
0351 On March - 15 constantius II elevates his cousin Gallus to Caesar, and puts him in charge of the Eastern part of the Roman Empire.
0493 On March - 15 theodorik the Great beats Odoaker of Italy
0493 Odiaker, German army leader/King of Italy (476-93), dies on March - 15.
0752 Zachary, Greek/Italian Pope (741-52), dies [or Mar 22] on this day in history.
0933 On this day in history battle at Riade German King Henry I beats Magyaren
0933 Henry the Fowler routs Magyar raiders March 15 at Merseburg on this day in history.
0933 Battle at Riade: German King Henry I beats Magyaren on March - 15.
0963 Romanus II, Byzantine emperor (959-63), dies at 25 on March - 15.
1034 On March - 15 mieszko II, King of Poland (1025-34), dies
1145 Pope Lucius II on this day in history.
1311 Battle of Halmyros: The Catalan Company defeats Walter V of Brienne to take control of the Duchy of Athens, a Crusader state in Greece on this day in history.
1311 On March - 15 walter V of Brienne, Duke of Athens
1360 On this day in history france invasion army lands on English south coast, conquers Winchel
1382 On March - 15 conservative "Popolo Grasso" regain power in Florence Italy
1391 On this day in history jew hating Monk in Seville Spain stirs up people to attack Jews
1493 On this day in history christopher Columbus returns to Spain after first new world voyage
1493 Christopher Columbus returns to Spain after 1st new world voyage on March - 15.
1493 Anne Pierre Adrien duke of Montmorency, marshal of France on this day in history.
1545 First meeting of the Council of Trent on March - 15.
1560 Failed assault on royal palace in Amboise France on this day in history.
1562 General François de Guise enters Paris France on March - 15.
1562 On March - 15 general Francois de Guise enters Paris
1580 Spanish king Philip II puts 25,000 gold coins on head of prince Willem of Orange on this day in history.
1638 On March - 15 shunzhi Emperor of China
1666 On this day in history georg Baehr, German master builder (Frauenkirche, Dresden)
1672 On this day in history king Charles II enacts Declaration of Indulgence
1673 On March - 15 salvatore Rosa, Italian painter (Baroque)/poet/music/actor, dies at 57
1678 On this day in history dominique Marie Valet, French RC/old-catholic bishop
1713 Nicolas Louis de Lacaille, astronomer who mapped the So Hemisphere on March - 15.
1723 Johann C Gunther, writer, dies at 27 on this day in history.
1729 On this day in history sister St Stanislas Hachard, first US nun, takes her vows, N Orleans