Historical Events In March - 16
Wednesday, 01 April 2020
1021 Heribert of Cologne, Archbishop of Cologne and Chancellor of Emperor Otto III on this day in history.
1037 Robert I, Archbishop of Rouen on this day in history.
1072 Adalbert, archbishop of Bremen-Hamburg, dies on March - 16.
1079 On this day in history iran adopts solar Hijrah calendar
1190 On March - 16 jews of York England commit mass sucide rather than submit to baptism
1190 On March - 16 crusades begin massacre of Jews of York England
1249 On this day in history the Servite Order is officially approved by Cardinal Raniero Capocci, papal legate in Tuscany.
1322 On this day in history the Battle of Boroughbridge takes place in the First War of Scottish Independence.
1345 On March - 16 holy spirit glides above fire; "the miracle of Amsterdam" (legend)
1345 Holy spirit glides above fire: "the miracle of Amsterdam" (legend) on March - 16.
1517 Pope Leo X signs 5th Council of Lateranen on this day in history.
1521 Magelhaes' fleet discovers Zamal (Samar) on this day in history.
1521 On this day in history portuguese navigator Ferdinand Magellan reaches Philippines
1527 On March - 16 battle at Khanua Mogol Emperor Babur beats Rajputen
1527 Battle at Khanua: Mogol Emperor Babur beats Rajputen on this day in history.
1536 On this day in history ibrahim Pasha, grand-visier of Osmaanse Rich, murdered at about 45
1585 On March - 16 gerbrant A Bredero, Holland, poet/playwright (Klucht van de Koe)
1609 On March - 16 michael Franck, composer
1620 On March - 16 st. John Sarkander, Moravian priest, died of injuries caused by torturing
1621 On this day in history native American chief visits colony of Plymouth MA
1621 On March - 16 native American chief visits colony of Plymouth Mass
1629 Emilia of Nassau, daughter of Willem of Orange, dies at 59 on this day in history.
1634 On this day in history contessa Marie Madeleine La Fayette, novelist
1641 On this day in history general court declares Rhode Island a democracy &adopts new constitution
1641 General court declares RI a democracy & adopts new constitution on March - 16.
1649 Jesuit priests Jean de Brébeuf 1593-1649 and Gabriel Lalement 1611-1649 are tortured by Iroquois invaders at St-Louis on March - 16.
1649 War party of more than 1000 Iroquois invade Huronia, capturing St-Ignace before sunrise; they will destroy all the villages and Jesuit missions in the area, and only 8 soldiers, 22 donnes and seven servants escape on March - 16.
1651 On this day in history zaccaria Tevo, composer
1660 On March - 16 english Long Parliament disbands
1663 Nicholas Siret, composer on this day in history.
1689 On this day in history the 23rd Regiment of Foot or Royal Welch Fusiliers is founded.
1690 On March - 16 french king Louis XIV sends troops to Ireland
1729 On March - 16 georg W "Franz" Panzer, German vicar/librarian (Annales typographic)
1730 Willem Charles Henry Friso installed as viceroy of Drenthe on March - 16.