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 This day in History - March 8
389 Historic Events for March 8
883

Albumasar, [Ahmad Aboe M Gafar al-Balkhi], Arabic astronomer, dies

Death
1075

Abu 'l-Kasim Mahmud ibn Omar al-Zamachshari, Arab theologist

Birth
1144

Celestine II, [Guido], Italian Pope (1143-44), dies in battle

Death
1403

Bajezid I Jildirim, 4th sultan of Turkey (1389-1403), dies at 42

Death
1418

Jacoba van Bayern marries her cousin John IV van Brabant

Event
1466

Francesco Sforza, Italian condottiere/duke of Milan, dies at 64

Death
1495

Juan de Dios, Port/Sp saint/founder (Brothers of Mercy)

Birth
1550

Juan de Dios, Port/Sp saint (Brothers of Mercy), dies at 55

Death
1586

Johan van Oldenbarnevelt becomes Dutch chief legal advisor

Event
1607

Johann Rist, composer

Birth
1638

Jacob C van Neck, admiral/mayor of Amsterdam, dies at about 73

Death
1640

Guillaume van Messaus, composer, dies at 50

Death
1658

Peace of Roskilde between Sweden and Denmark

Event
1661

Jules Mazarin, Italian cardinal/premier of France, dies at 58

Death
1702

England Queen Anne ascends throne upon death of King William III

Event
1702

William III, Dutch King of England (1689-1702), dies at 51 [NS-Mar 19]

Death
1702

John de Baen, portrait painter/etcher, buried at 69

Death
1706

Vienna's Wiener Stadtbank established

Event
1709

William Cowper/Cooper, English anatomist, dies at about 62

Death
1711

Antoin de Guiscard tries English premier Haley for murder

Event
1714

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, German composer, son of JS Bach

Birth
1716

Harald Vallerius, composer, dies at 69

Death
1720

Georg Bronner, composer, dies at 53

Death
1722

Afghan monarch Mir Mahmud occupies Persia

Event
1724

Enrico Giovanni Zuccalli, Swiss architect, dies at about 81

Death