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 This day in History - March 14
375 Historic Events for March 14
840

Eginhard, French nobleman/biographer (Vita Karoli Magni), dies at 69

Death
1272

Re Enzo, Italian poet/son of Emp Frederik II von Hohenstaufen, dies

Death
1298

Petrus Johannis Olivi, South France theologist, dies

Death
1490

Charles I, Duke of Savoy, dies at 21

Death
1558

Ferdinand I appointed Holy Roman emperor

Event
1559

Storm floods ravage Gorinchem, Dordrecht and Woudrichem, Neth

Event
1559

Jacques d'Auchy, Walloon baptist merchant, executed

Death
1573

Claude II, of Lotharingen, duke of Aumale/murdered adm Coligny, dies

Death
1590

Battle at Ivry: French King Henri IV beats Catholic League

Event
1590

Philip van Egmont, general/prince of Gavere, dies in battle at 30

Death
1612

Philip Galle, Flemish engraver, dies at about 74

Death
1623

Adam-Nicolas Gascon, composer

Birth
1629

England granted a royal charter to Massachusetts Bay Colony

Event
1644

England grants patent for Providence Plantations (now Rhode Island)

Event
1647

Frederik Hendrik, count of Nassau/prince of Orange, dies at 63

Death
1653

Johan van Galen beats English fleet at Livorno

Event
1681

Georg Philipp Telemann, Magdeburg Germany, late baroque composer

Birth
1682

Jacob I van Ruysdael, physician/landscape painter, dies at about 53

Death
1689

Scotland dismisses Willem III and Mary Stuart as king and queen

Event
1692

Peter Musschenbroek, Dutch physician/physicist (Leyden jar)

Birth
1726

Josef Antonin Stepan, composer

Birth
1727

Johann Gottlieb Goldberg, composer

Birth
1734

Prince Willem KHF van Orange marries George II's daughter Mary Anne

Event
1743

1st American town meeting (Boston's Faneuil Hall)

Event
1755

Pierre-Louis Couperin, composer

Birth