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 This day in History - March 31
393 Historic Events for March 31
1084

Anti-pope Clemens crowns German emperor Hendrik IV

Event
1201

Absalon Asserss”n, Danish archbishop of Lund/statesman, dies

Death
1340

Ivan I Kalita, grand-duke of Vladimir, dies

Death
1389

Everhard Tserclaes, sheriff of Brussels, murdered

Death
1492

Queen Isabella of Castilia and Ferdinand of Aragon expels Jews

Event
1499

Pius IV, [Gianangelo de' Medici], Italian lawyer/pope (1559-65)

Birth
1504

France and Spain signs ceasefire

Event
1519

Henry II, King of Germany (1547-59)

Birth
1521

Magelhaes takes possession of Homohon, Archipelago of St Lazarus

Event
1547

Henry II succeeds Fran‡ois I as king of France

Event
1567

Philip, the Generous, count of Hessen, dies at 62

Death
1570

Louise Juliana, countess of Nassau

Birth
1578

Juan de Escobedo, sec of Spanish land guardian Don Juan, murdered

Death
1596

Ren‚ Descartes, France, philosopher (he thought, therefore he was)

Birth
1621

Andrew Marvell, England, poet (To His Coy Mistress)

Birth
1621

Felipe III, King of Spain (1598-1621), dies at 42

Death
1631

John Donne, Metaphysical poet, dies (birth date unknown)

Death
1644

Pope Urbanus VIII and duke of Parma signs Peace of Ferrara

Event
1651

Great earthquake at Cuzco Peru

Event
1656

Pierre de La Barre, composer, dies at 64

Death
1657

English Humble Petition offers Lord Protector Cromwell the crown

Event
1667

France/England signs anti-Dutch military accord

Event
1675

Benedict XIV, [Prospero L Lambertini], Italy, Pope (1740-58)

Birth
1683

Emperor Leopold I/Poland signs covenant against Turkey

Event
1684

Francesco Durante, composer

Birth