Sun, March 26, 2017 | 04:35

Today is Saturday, March 25, the 84th day of 2017. There are 281 days left in the year.

0708 — Constantine begins his reign as Catholic Pope

0752 — Stephen ends his reign as Catholic Pope (or 26th)

1133 — William the Conqueror orders 1st Domesday Survey of England

1306 — Robert the Bruce crowned king of Scotland

1409 — Council of Pisa opens

1571 — Catholic Italian businessman Roberto Ridolfi leaves Enngeland

1581 — Portugese Cortes calls Philip II king of Portugal

1584 — Sir Walter Raleigh renews Humphrey Gilbert's patent to explore North America

1598 — Cornelis de Houtman's fleet departs for East-Indies

1609 — Henry Hudson embarks on an exploration for Dutch East India Co

1634 — Lord Baltimore founded Catholic colony of Maryland

1647 — Cape of Good Hope; tour ship Haerlem stranded in Tafel Bay