On This Day

What Happened on March 24, 1603

Day of the Week: Monday

Article: John Manningham Notes the Passing of Queen Elizabeth I

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Scottish King James VI son of Mary Queen of Scots, becomes King James I of England in succession to Elizabeth I, thus joining the English and Scottish crowns

King of Great Britain James I and VI
King of Great Britain
James I and VI
Queen of England and Ireland Elizabeth I
Queen of England and Ireland
Elizabeth I

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Tokugawa Ieyasu is granted the title of shogun, officially establishing the Tokugawa Shogunate which would rule Japan until 1867


Famous Deaths


Person of interestElizabeth I

Elizabeth I Tudor [Virgin Queen], Queen of England and Ireland (1558-1603) and daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn, dies at 69

Queen of England and Ireland Elizabeth I
Queen of England and Ireland
Elizabeth I