Historical Events In March - 21
Friday, 24 May 2019
0630 On March - 21 byzantine emperor Heraclius restores the True Cross to Jerusalem.
0717 On this day in history battle of Vincy between Charles Martel and Ragenfrid.
1063 Blessed Richeza of Lotharingia, venerated in Roman Catholicism, wife of King Mieszko II of Poland on March - 21.
1188 Accession to the throne of Japan by emperor Antoku on this day in history.
1349 Three thousand Jews killed in Black Death riots in Efurt Germany on this day in history.
1349 3,000 Jews killed in Black Death riots in Efurt Germany on this day in history.
1413 On March - 21 henry V becomes King of England.
1421 On March - 21 battle of Beauge-French beat British
1466 French van Brederode, leader Hoeksen on March - 21.
1474 On March - 21 angela Merici, Italian monastery founder/saint
1492 Alonzo Pietro, pilot, sailed with Columbus on March - 21.
1521 On March - 21 mauritius, duke/nice monarch of Saksen (1547-53)
1527 On March - 21 hermann Finck, composer
1538 On this day in history hugo, earl of Leisnig, governor of Frisia, dies at about 79
1556 Archbishop of Canterbury Thomas Cranmer burned at the stake as a heretic on this day in history.
1556 Thomas Cranmer, archbishop of Canterbury, burned at stake at 66 on this day in history.
1609 On this day in history jan II Kazimierz, cardinal/King of Poland (1648-68)
1610 On this day in history king James I addresses English House of Commons
1624 Francois Roberday, composer on March - 21.
1642 Georg Schmezer, composer on March - 21.
1652 Vredius, [Olivier de Wree], Flem historian/mayor (Brugge), dies at 55 on March - 21.
1654 On this day in history johann Neukrantz, composer, dies at 51
1656 Armagh James Ussher, Archbishop (said world began 4004 BC), dies at 76 on March - 21.
1666 Intendant Jean Talon starts census of New France; 3,000 persons counted in the first Canadian census on March - 21.
1681 On March - 21 3rd Exclusion Parliament meets in London
1685 The birth of Johann Sebastian Bach, German composer on this day in history.
1685 On March - 21 johann Sebastian Bach, Eisenach Germany, composer (Mattheus-Passion)
1697 Czar Peter the Great begins tour through West-Europe on this day in history.
1702 On March - 21 queen Anne Stuart addresses English parliament
1708 On this day in history caspar Ruetz, composer
1713 Francis Lewis, signer (Decl of Ind) on March - 21.
1716 Josef Ferdinand Norbert Seger, composer on this day in history.
1729 John Law, Scottish financier, dies at about 57 on this day in history.
1734 On March - 21 gunther Jacob Wenceslaus, composer, dies at 48