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 This day in History - March 7
378 Historic Events for March 7
161

Antoninus Pius, [Titus Aurelius], emperor of Rome (138-61), dies at 74

Death
1040

Harold I, King of England (1035-40), dies

Death
1111

Bohemund I of Tarente, French ruler of Antioch, dies

Death
1138

Conrad II von Hohenstaufen re-elected German king

Event
1274

Thomas Aquinas, Italian thelogian/saint, dies at 48

Death
1305

Gwijde van Dampierre, count of Flanders/count of Namur, dies at 78

Death
1530

King Henry VIII's divorce request is denied by the Pope Henry then declares that he, not the Pope, is supreme head of England's church

Event
1543

Johan Casimir, count of Rhine (occupied Gent)

Birth
1560

Christian fleet under Gian Andrea lands at Djerba, N Africa

Event
1573

Turkey and Venice signs peace treaty

Event
1574

John Wilbye, composer

Birth
1602

Kano Tanju, Japanese painter (palaces, portraits)

Birth
1621

Georg Neumark, composer

Birth
1621

John Pieterszoon Coen's troops land on Lontor, East Indies

Event
1633

Prince Frederik Henry appoints himself viceroy of Limburg

Event
1644

Massachusetts establishes 1st 2-chamber legislature in colonies

Event
1659

Henry Purcell, English organist/composer (Dido and Aeneas)

Birth
1663

Tomaso Antonio Vitali, composer

Birth
1682

Johan W van Ripperda, Dutch diplomat/baron/duke

Birth
1693

Clement XIII, [Carlo Rezzonico], Pope (1758-69)

Birth
1696

English king Willem III departs Netherlands

Event
1707

Stephen Hopkins, (Gov-RI) signed Decl of Ind

Birth
1715

Ewald Christian von Kleist, German lyric poet (Der Frhling)

Birth
1719

Steven J Vennekool, Amsterdam's master builder, buried

Death
1724

Innocent XIII, [Michelangiolo dei Conti], Pope (1721-24), dies at 68

Death