On This Day

What Happened in March 1558

Historical Events

  • Mar 5 Smoking tobacco introduced into Europe by Spanish physician Francisco Fernandes

Famous Deaths

  • Mar 13 Jean Fernel, French physician/physiologist, dies
  • Mar 24 Anna van Buren, countess of Egmond/Buren/Lingen, dies
  • Mar 25 Marcos de Niza, French Franciscan explorer