On This Day

What Happened in March 1593

Historical Events

  • Mar 1 The Uppsala Synod is summoned to confirm the exact forms of the Lutheran Church of Sweden.
  • Mar 23 English Separatist Puritans John Greenwood and Henry Barrowe tried and sentenced to death on the charge of devising and circulating seditious books
  • Mar 25 Recantation of Loos, Dutch scholar Coinelius Loos recants his earlier written protest against witchcraft persecution in Trier, Germany before officials in Brussels

Famous Birthdays

  • Mar 19 Georges de la Tour, French painter
  • Mar 25 Jean de Br├ębeuf, French Jesuit missionary (d. 1649)