On This Day

What Happened in March 1611

Historical Events

  • Mar 4 George Abbot appointed Archbishop of Canterbury

Famous Birthdays

  • Mar 25 Evliya Çelebi, Turkish traveller (Seyâhatnâme), born in Constantinople, Ottoman Empire (d. 1682)

Famous Deaths

  • Mar 5 Shimazu Yoshihisa, Japanese warlord and samurai (b. 1533)