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 This day in History - March 21
378 Historic Events for March 21
1349

3,000 Jews killed in Black Death riots in Efurt Germany

Event
1421

Battle of Beauge-French beat British

Event
1466

French van Brederode, leader Hoeksen

Birth
1474

Angela Merici, Italian monastery founder/saint

Birth
1487

Nicholas van Flu‰, Swiss saint/patron of Switzerland, dies

Death
1492

Alonzo Pietro, pilot, sailed with Columbus

Event
1521

Mauritius, duke/nice monarch of Saksen (1547-53)

Birth
1527

Hermann Finck, composer

Birth
1538

Hugo, earl of Leisnig, governor of Frisia, dies at about 79

Death
1556

Thomas Cranmer, archbishop of Canterbury, burned at stake at 66

Death
1609

Jan II Kazimierz, cardinal/King of Poland (1648-68)

Birth
1610

King James I addresses English House of Commons

Event
1624

Fran‡ois Roberday, composer

Birth
1642

Georg Schmezer, composer

Birth
1652

Vredius, [Olivier de Wree], Flem historian/mayor (Brugge), dies at 55

Death
1654

Johann Neukrantz, composer, dies at 51

Death
1656

Armagh James Ussher, Archbishop (said world began 4004 BC), dies at 76

Death
1681

3rd Exclusion Parliament meets in London

Event
1685

Johann Sebastian Bach, Eisenach Germany, composer (Matth„us-Passion)

Birth
1697

Czar Peter the Great begins tour through West-Europe

Event
1702

Queen Anne Stuart addresses English parliament

Event
1708

Caspar Ruetz, composer

Birth
1713

Francis Lewis, signer (Decl of Ind)

Birth
1716

Josef Ferdinand Norbert Seger, composer

Birth
1729

John Law, Scottish financier, dies at about 57

Death