What Happened on March 24, 1603

John Manningham Notes the Passing of Queen Elizabeth I

Historical Events

Union of the Crowns

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

Tokugawa Shogunate Established

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

1603 History

Famous Deaths

Elizabeth I (1533-1603)

Queen of England and Ireland (1558-1603) and daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn, dies at 69

About March 24, 1603

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 420 years, 5 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries