On This Day

What Happened in March 1549

Historical Events

  • Mar 29 The city of Salvador da Bahia, the first capital of Brazil, is founded

Famous Birthdays

  • Mar 11 Henric/Hendrik Spieghel, Dutch Renaissance writer and poet (Hertspiegel)

Famous Deaths

  • Mar 20 Thomas Seymour of Sudely, English Lord Admiral, beheaded