On This Day

What Happened in March 1572

Historical Events

  • Mar 12 Poet Luís Vaz de Camões publishes the epic poem "Os Lusíadas" in Portugal

Famous Deaths

  • Mar 2 Mem de Sá, Portuguese Governor-General of Brazil
  • Mar 27 Girolamo Maggi, Italian Renaissance man (b. abt. 1523)