On This Day

What Happened on March 31, 1547

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Henry II succeeds Francois I as King of France

King of France Henry II
King of France
Henry II

Famous Deaths

Person of interestFrancis I of France

King Francis I of France (1515-47), dies complaining about the weight of the crown at 52

1547 Highlights

About March 31, 1547

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 474 years, 6 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries