Historical Events In March - 21
Wednesday, 04 August 2021
0630 Byzantine emperor Heraclius restores the True Cross to Jerusalem on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1188 Accession to the throne of Japan by emperor Antoku on March - 21.
1349 Three thousand Jews killed in Black Death riots in Efurt Germany on this day in history.
1349 On March - 21 3,000 Jews killed in Black Death riots in Efurt Germany
1413 On this day in history henry V becomes King of England.
1421 Battle of Beauge-French beat British on March - 21.
1466 On this day in history french van Brederode, leader Hoeksen
1474 On this day in history 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 Hermann Finck, composer on this day in history.
1538 Hugo, earl of Leisnig, governor of Frisia, dies at about 79 on this day in history.
1556 On this day in history archbishop of Canterbury Thomas Cranmer burned at the stake as a heretic.
1556 On this day in history thomas Cranmer, archbishop of Canterbury, burned at stake at 66
1609 Jan II Kazimierz, cardinal/King of Poland (1648-68) on March - 21.
1610 King James I addresses English House of Commons on March - 21.
1624 Francois Roberday, composer on March - 21.
1642 On March - 21 georg Schmezer, composer
1652 On March - 21 vredius, [Olivier de Wree], Flem historian/mayor (Brugge), dies at 55
1654 On March - 21 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 this day in history.
1681 On March - 21 3rd Exclusion Parliament meets in London
1685 On March - 21 the birth of Johann Sebastian Bach, German composer
1685 On March - 21 johann Sebastian Bach, Eisenach Germany, composer (Mattheus-Passion)
1697 Czar Peter the Great begins tour through West-Europe on March - 21.
1702 On March - 21 queen Anne Stuart addresses English parliament
1708 On March - 21 caspar Ruetz, composer
1713 On this day in history francis Lewis, signer (Decl of Ind)
1716 On March - 21 josef Ferdinand Norbert Seger, composer
1729 John Law, Scottish financier, dies at about 57 on March - 21.
1734 On this day in history gunther Jacob Wenceslaus, composer, dies at 48