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 This day in History - March 6
417 Historic Events for March 6
766

Chrodegang, church reformer/bishop of Mainz, dies at about 50

Death
1079

Omar ibn Ibrahim al-Chajjam completes Jalali-calendar

Event
1205

Aken, [Philips van Zwaben], crowned Roman-Catholic German King

Event
1323

Treaty of Paris

Event
1405

Johan II, King of Castille

Birth
1447

Tommaso Parentucelli succeeds Pope Eugene IV as Nicolas V

Event
1459

Jacob Fugger, German banker/merchant

Birth
1460

Treaty of Alcacovas-Portugal gives Castile Canary Is for W Africa

Event
1475

Michelangelo, painter (David)

Birth
1483

Francesco Guicciardini, Ital attorney/president of Romagna

Birth
1492

Jean Luis Vives, Spanish theory/humanist/reformer

Birth
1495

Luigi Alamanni, Italian poet (Opere Toscane, La Coltivazione)

Birth
1521

Magellan discovers Guam

Event
1579

Veluwe joins Union of Utrecht

Event
1583

Zacharias Ursinus, German theologist (Heidelberger), dies at 48

Death
1590

Earl Mauritius conquerors Breda "turfschip of Breda"

Event
1615

Jan Zoet, actor/playwright/poet (Parnasssus aan 't Y)

Birth
1615

Pieter Both, Dutch admiral/1st gov-gen (East Indies, 1609-14), drowns

Death
1616

Malachias Siebenhaar, composer

Birth
1616

Francis Beaumont, Elizabethan playwright, dies (birth date unknown)

Death
1619

Cyrano de Bergerac, famous nose, playwright (Voyage to the Moon)

Birth
1628

Emperor Ferdinand II delegates Restitutie-edict

Event
1646

Joseph Jenkes, MA, receives 1st colonial machine patent

Event
1664

King Louis XIV and Emperor of Brandenburg signs covenant

Event
1665

Philosophical Transactions of Royal Society starts publishing

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