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 This day in History - March 16
355 Historic Events for March 16
1072

Adalbert, archbishop of Bremen-Hamburg, dies

Death
1079

Iran adopts solar Hijrah calendar

Event
1190

Crusades begin massacre of Jews of York England

Event
1190

Jews of York England commit mass sucide rather than submit to baptism

Event
1345

Holy spirit glides above fire: "the miracle of Amsterdam" (legend)

Event
1517

Pope Leo X signs 5th Council of Lateranen

Event
1521

Portuguese navigator Ferdinand Magellan reaches Philippines

Event
1521

Magelhaes' fleet discovers Zamal (Samar)

Event
1527

Battle at Khanua: Mogol Emperor Babur beats Rajputen

Event
1536

Ibrahim Pasha, grand-visier of Osmaanse Rich, murdered at about 45

Death
1585

Gerbrant A Bredero, Holland, poet/playwright (Klucht van de Koe)

Birth
1609

Michael Franck, composer

Birth
1621

Native American chief visits colony of Plymouth Mass

Event
1629

Emilia of Nassau, daughter of Willem of Orange, dies at 59

Death
1634

Contessa Marie Madeleine La Fayette, novelist

Birth
1641

General court declares RI a democracy and adopts new constitution

Event
1651

Zaccaria Tevo, composer

Birth
1660

English Long Parliament disbands

Event
1663

Nicholas Siret, composer

Birth
1690

French king Louis XIV sends troops to Ireland

Event
1729

Georg W "Franz" Panzer, German vicar/librarian (Annales typographic)

Birth
1730

Willem Charles Henry Friso installed as viceroy of Drenthe

Event
1731

Treaty of Vienna: Emperor Charles VI of England and Netherlands

Event
1736

Giovanni B Pergolesi, Italian composer (Stabat Mater), dies at 26

Death
1738

Georg Baehr, German master builder (Frauenkirche, Dresden), dies at 72

Death