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 This day in History - March 5
383 Historic Events for March 5
254

Lucius I, bishop of Rome (253-54), dies

Death
254

St Lucius I, Pope (253-54), dies

Death
1179

3rd Lateran Council (11th ecumenical council) opens in Rome

Event
1291

Sa'ad al'Da'ulah, Jewish grand vizier of Persia, assassinated

Death
1324

David II Bruce, king of Scotland (1331..71)

Birth
1326

Louis I, [the Great], King of Hungary (1342-82), Poland (1370-82)

Birth
1461

Henry VI was deposed by Duke of York during War of the Roses

Event
1496

English king Henry VII hires John Cabot (Giovanni Caboto) to explore

Event
1512

Gerardus Mercator, Rupelmonde (Belgium), geographer/mapmaker

Birth
1528

Utrecht governor Maarten van Rossum plunders The Hague

Event
1558

Smoking tobacco introduced in Europe by Francisco Fernandes

Event
1561

Carlo Caraffa, Italian cardinal, dies at 41

Death
1574

William Oughtred, England, mathematician/inventor (slide rule)

Birth
1574

Philip of Saint-Aldegonde, Flem viceroy Holland/Zealand/Utrecht, dies

Death
1576

Don Lu¡s de Requesens y Zu¤iga, viceroy of Neth (1573-76), dies at 70

Death
1578

Charles d'Albert duke of Luynes, premier of France/gov of Picardi‰

Birth
1579

Betuwe joins Union of Utrecht

Event
1585

Johan Georg I, elector of Saxon (1611-56) (Peace of Prague)

Birth
1605

Clement VIII, [Ippolito Aldofireini], Pope (1592-1605), dies at 69

Death
1616

Copernicus' "de Revolutionibus" placed on Catholic Forbidden index

Event
1623

1st American temperance law enacted, Virginia

Event
1625

James I (VI), king of England (1603-25)/poet/author, dies at 58

Death
1637

John van der Heyden, Dutch painter/inventor (fire extinguisher)

Birth
1644

Louise Juliana, countess of Nassau, dies at 73

Death
1651

South Sea dike in Amsterdam breaks after storm

Event