On This Day

What Happened in March 1563

Historical Events

  • Mar 19 Peace of Amboise: Rights for Huguenots

Famous Birthdays

  • Mar 5 John Coke, English politician (d. 1644)

Famous Deaths

  • Mar 12 John Bull, English composer, musician and organ builder, credited with composing Britain's national anthem "God Save The King/Queen" (debated), dies at about 68
  • Mar 24 Hosokawa Harumoto, Japanese military leader (b. 1514)
  • Mar 28 Heinrich Glarean, Swiss music theorist (b. 1488)