Historical Events In March - 16
Tuesday, 19 March 2019
1021 Heribert of Cologne, Archbishop of Cologne and Chancellor of Emperor Otto III on March - 16.
1037 On this day in history robert I, Archbishop of Rouen
1072 Adalbert, archbishop of Bremen-Hamburg, dies on March - 16.
1079 On March - 16 iran adopts solar Hijrah calendar
1190 Jews of York England commit mass sucide rather than submit to baptism on this day in history.
1190 Crusades begin massacre of Jews of York England on March - 16.
1249 On March - 16 the Servite Order is officially approved by Cardinal Raniero Capocci, papal legate in Tuscany.
1322 The Battle of Boroughbridge takes place in the First War of Scottish Independence on March - 16.
1345 On this day in history 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 On March - 16 pope Leo X signs 5th Council of Lateranen
1521 Magelhaes' fleet discovers Zamal (Samar) on March - 16.
1521 Portuguese navigator Ferdinand Magellan reaches Philippines on March - 16.
1527 On this day in history battle at Khanua Mogol Emperor Babur beats Rajputen
1527 On March - 16 battle at Khanua: Mogol Emperor Babur beats Rajputen
1536 On March - 16 ibrahim Pasha, grand-visier of Osmaanse Rich, murdered at about 45
1585 Gerbrant A Bredero, Holland, poet/playwright (Klucht van de Koe) on this day in history.
1609 On this day in history michael Franck, composer
1620 St. John Sarkander, Moravian priest, died of injuries caused by torturing on this day in history.
1621 On March - 16 native American chief visits colony of Plymouth MA
1621 On March - 16 native American chief visits colony of Plymouth Mass
1629 On March - 16 emilia of Nassau, daughter of Willem of Orange, dies at 59
1634 Contessa Marie Madeleine La Fayette, novelist on March - 16.
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 this day in history.
1649 On March - 16 jesuit priests Jean de Brébeuf 1593-1649 and Gabriel Lalement 1611-1649 are tortured by Iroquois invaders at St-Louis
1649 On this day in history 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
1651 On this day in history zaccaria Tevo, composer
1660 On this day in history english Long Parliament disbands
1663 On March - 16 nicholas Siret, composer
1689 The 23rd Regiment of Foot or Royal Welch Fusiliers is founded on March - 16.
1690 French king Louis XIV sends troops to Ireland on this day in history.
1729 Georg W "Franz" Panzer, German vicar/librarian (Annales typographic) on this day in history.
1730 Willem Charles Henry Friso installed as viceroy of Drenthe on this day in history.