On This Day in History for March 11

Events in History

  • 1425 BC Thutmose III, Pharaoh of Egypt, dies (according to the Low Chronology of the 18th Dynasty).
  • 537 Goths lay siege to Rome
  • 843 Icon veneration officially re-instated in Hagia Sophia Cathedral in Constantinople
  • 928 Trpimir II succeeds to the Croatian throne.
  • 1387 The Battle of Castagnaro begins.
  • 1502 Ismail I, founder of the Safavid dynasty, crowned Shah of Persia (rules till 1524)
  • 1513 Giovanni de' Medici chosen Pope Leo X
  • 1567 Geuzen army leaves Walcheren to return to Oosterweel
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Weddings in History

  • 1302 Romeo & Juliet's wedding day, according to Shakespeare
  • 1598 Countess Charlotte of Nassau marries duke Claude de la Tremoille
  • 1787 Naval officer Horatio Nelson (28) weds Frances Nisbet at Montpelier Estate on the island of Nevis

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