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 This day in History - March 11
373 Historic Events for March 11
222

Varius A Bassianus, Syrian emperor of Rome (218-22), murdered at 18?

Death
417

Zosimus becomes bishop of Rome

Event
537

Goths lay siege to Rome

Event
638

Sophronius of Jerusalem, saint/patriarch of Jerusalem, dies

Death
843

Icon worship officially re-instated in Aya Sofia Constantinople

Event
1302

Romeo and Juliet's wedding day, according to Shakespeare

Event
1486

Albrecht III Achilles, elector of Brandenburg, dies at 71

Death
1502

Tebriz] shah Ismail I of Persia crowned

Event
1513

Giovanni de' Medici chosen Pope Leo X

Event
1544

Torquato Tasso, Italy, Renaissance poet (Aminta, Apologia)

Birth
1549

Henric Spieghel, Dutch Renaissance poet (Hertspiegel)

Birth
1549

Hendrik L Spieghel, Dutch merchant/writer

Birth
1563

League of High Nobles routes 2nd protest against King Philip II

Event
1567

Geuzen army leaves Walcheren to return to Oosterweel

Event
1596

Isaac Elsevier, book publisher

Birth
1597

Land guardian Albrecht occupies Amiens on France

Event
1598

Countess Charlotte of Nassau marries duke Claude de la Tremoille

Event
1649

Treaty of Rueil destroys 1st Fronde-uprising

Event
1654

Heinrich Georg Neuss, composer

Birth
1665

NY approves new code guaranteeing Protestants religious rights

Event
1669

Volcano Etna in Italy erupts killing 15,000

Event
1683

Giovanni Veneziano, composer

Birth
1702

1st English daily newspaper "Daily Courant," publishes

Event
1715

Jan-Erasmus Quellinus, Flemish painter, dies at 80

Death
1726

Louise-Florence d'pinay, France, writer (Woman, Man and 2 Kingdoms)

Birth