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  • Rome, Holy Roman Empire
    Friday Mar 19, 1452

    Holy Roman Empire

    Frederick III Holy Roman Emperor (Frederick III of Habsburg)

    Rome, Holy Roman Empire
    Friday Mar 19, 1452

    Frederick III (21 September 1415 – 19 August 1493) was Holy Roman Emperor from 1452 until his death. He was the first emperor of the House of Habsburg, and the fourth member of the House of Habsburg to be elected King of Germany after Rudolf I of Germany, Albert I in the 13th century and his predecessor Albert II of Germany. He was the penultimate emperor to be crowned by the Pope, and the last to be crowned in Rome.




  • Rome, Italy
    Thursday Mar 19, 1615

    Galileo Galilei

    Caccini arrived at the Inquisition's offices

    Rome, Italy
    Thursday Mar 19, 1615

    On March 19, Caccini arrived at the Inquisition's offices in Rome to denounce Galileo for his Copernicanism and various other alleged heresies supposedly being spread by his pupils.




  • Spain
    Thursday Mar 19, 1812

    Spanish Civil War

    Spanish Constitution of 1812

    Spain
    Thursday Mar 19, 1812

    The 19th century was a turbulent time for Spain. Those in favour of reforming Spain's government vied for political power with conservatives, who tried to prevent reforms. Some liberals, in a tradition that started with the Spanish Constitution of 1812, sought to limit the power of the monarchy of Spain and to establish a liberal state. The reforms of 1812 were overturned when King Ferdinand VII dissolved the Constitution and ended the Trienio Liberal government.




  • Hungary
    Wednesday Mar 19, 1919

    Hungarian–Romanian War

    Hungary Received Notification of The New Demarcation Line

    Hungary
    Wednesday Mar 19, 1919

    On 19 March, Hungary received notification of the new demarcation line and demilitarized zone from French Lieutenant Colonel Fernand Vix (the "Vix note"). The Károlyi government would not accept the terms and this was a trigger for the coup d'état by Béla Kun, who formed the Hungarian Soviet Republic.




  • Cork, Ireland
    Saturday Mar 19, 1921

    Irish War of Independence

    Crossbarry Ambush

    Cork, Ireland
    Saturday Mar 19, 1921

    On 19 March 1921, Tom Barry's 100-strong West Cork IRA unit fought an action against 1,200 British troops – the Crossbarry Ambush. Barry's men narrowly avoided being trapped by converging British columns and inflicted between ten and thirty killed on the British side.




  • Naples, Italy
    Wednesday Mar 19, 2003

    John Forbes Nash Jr.: A Beautiful Mind

    Honorary in Economics

    Naples, Italy
    Wednesday Mar 19, 2003

    Nash received an honorary degree in economics from the University of Naples Federico II on March 19, 2003




  • Ipswich, England, U.K.
    Monday Mar 19, 2012

    Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge

    First Speaking Engagement

    Ipswich, England, U.K.
    Monday Mar 19, 2012

    On 19 March 2012, the Duchess gave her first speaking engagement for the opening of the Treehouse, a new children's hospice opened by East Anglia's Children's Hospices (EACH), a charity of which she is a patron.


  • Seattle, Washington, U.S.
    Monday Mar 19, 2012

    Amazon

    Amazon acquires Kiva Systems

    Seattle, Washington, U.S.
    Monday Mar 19, 2012

    Amazon acquires Kiva Systems for $775 million, a robotics company that creates robots that can move items around warehouses.


  • South Korea
    Thursday Mar 19, 2015

    IKEA

    The Consumers Union of Korea's Report

    South Korea
    Thursday Mar 19, 2015

    On 19 March 2015, the Consumers Union of Korea published a report comparing the prices of 49 IKEA products in South Korea and other countries.


  • Wales, United Kingdom
    Monday Mar 19, 2018

    Sofia Kenin

    Entering top 100

    Wales, United Kingdom
    Monday Mar 19, 2018

    With her improved ranking, Kenin was able to play primarily on the WTA Tour in 2018. She began the year by reaching her first WTA quarterfinal at the Auckland Open. After losing her first-round match at the Australian Open, Kenin produced good results at both Premier Mandatory events in March. She entered the top 100 by reaching the second round of the Indian Wells Open as a qualifier. She then qualified for and reached the third round of the Miami Open, where she upset No. 11 Daria Kasatkina.


  • Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Tuesday Mar 19, 2019

    Google LLC

    Google announced That It Would Enter The Video Game Market

    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Tuesday Mar 19, 2019

    On March 19, 2019, Google announced that it would enter the video game market, launching a cloud gaming platform called Google Stadia.


  • California, U.S.
    Tuesday Mar 19, 2019

    Java (programming language)

    Java SE 12

    California, U.S.
    Tuesday Mar 19, 2019

    On March 19, 2019, Sun Microsystems released Java SE 12.


  • The Pentagon, Virginia, U.S.
    Thursday Mar 19, 2020

    Sojourner Truth

    USNS Sojourner Truth (T-AO 210)

    The Pentagon, Virginia, U.S.
    Thursday Mar 19, 2020

    On September 19, 2018, the U.S. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced the name of the last ship of a six unit construction contract as USNS Sojourner Truth (T-AO 210).


  • Italy
    Thursday Mar 19, 2020

    Covid-19 Pandemic: 2020 Coronavirus outbreak

    Italy overtakes China

    Italy
    Thursday Mar 19, 2020

    On 19 March, Italy overtook China as the country with the most coronavirus-related deaths in the world after reporting 3,405 fatalities from the pandemic.


  • New Zealand
    Thursday Mar 19, 2020

    Jacinda Ardern

    Closing the borders

    New Zealand
    Thursday Mar 19, 2020

    On 19 March, Ardern stated that New Zealand's borders would be closed to all non-citizens and non-permanent residents, after 11:59 pm on 20 March (NZDT). Ardern announced that New Zealand would move to alert level 4, including a nationwide lockdown, at 11:59 pm on 25 March


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