Historical Events In March - 21
Sunday, 18 April 2021
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 On March - 21 blessed Richeza of Lotharingia, venerated in Roman Catholicism, wife of King Mieszko II of Poland
1188 On March - 21 accession to the throne of Japan by emperor Antoku.
1349 On March - 21 three thousand Jews killed in Black Death riots in Efurt Germany
1349 3,000 Jews killed in Black Death riots in Efurt Germany on March - 21.
1413 Henry V becomes King of England on March - 21.
1421 On this day in history battle of Beauge-French beat British
1466 French van Brederode, leader Hoeksen on March - 21.
1474 On this day in history angela Merici, Italian monastery founder/saint
1492 On this day in history alonzo Pietro, pilot, sailed with Columbus
1521 On this day in history mauritius, duke/nice monarch of Saksen (1547-53)
1527 On March - 21 hermann Finck, composer
1538 Hugo, earl of Leisnig, governor of Frisia, dies at about 79 on March - 21.
1556 On this day in history archbishop of Canterbury Thomas Cranmer burned at the stake as a heretic.
1556 Thomas Cranmer, archbishop of Canterbury, burned at stake at 66 on March - 21.
1609 Jan II Kazimierz, cardinal/King of Poland (1648-68) on March - 21.
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 On this day in history vredius, [Olivier de Wree], Flem historian/mayor (Brugge), dies at 55
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 this day in history.
1666 On March - 21 intendant Jean Talon starts census of New France; 3,000 persons counted in the first Canadian census
1681 On March - 21 3rd Exclusion Parliament meets in London
1685 On this day in history the birth of Johann Sebastian Bach, German composer
1685 Johann Sebastian Bach, Eisenach Germany, composer (Mattheus-Passion) on March - 21.
1697 Czar Peter the Great begins tour through West-Europe on March - 21.
1702 Queen Anne Stuart addresses English parliament on March - 21.
1708 Caspar Ruetz, composer on March - 21.
1713 Francis Lewis, signer (Decl of Ind) on this day in history.
1716 On March - 21 josef Ferdinand Norbert Seger, composer
1729 On March - 21 john Law, Scottish financier, dies at about 57
1734 Gunther Jacob Wenceslaus, composer, dies at 48 on March - 21.