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Siege of Rome: The Ostrogoth army under king Vitiges began the siege of the capital. Belisarius conducts a delaying action outside the Flaminian Gate; he and a detachment of his bucellarii are almost cut off. (2. March 537)

Louis V becomes King of the Franks. (2. March 986)

Dirk VI becomes the Count of Holland. (2. March 1121)

Assassination of Charles the Good, Count of Flanders. (2. March 1127)

Skanderbeg organizes a group of Albanian nobles to form the League of Lezhë. (2. March 1444)

George of Poděbrady is chosen as the King of Bohemia. (2. March 1458)

Burgundian Wars: The Old Swiss Confederacy hands Charles the Bold, Duke of Burgundy, a major defeat in the Battle of Grandson in Canton of Neuchâtel. (2. March 1476)

The College of Arms is formally incorporated by Royal Charter signed by King Richard III of England. (2. March 1484)

Vasco da Gama's fleet visits the Island of Mozambique. (2. March 1498)

Mendoza, Argentina is founded by Spanish conquistador Pedro del Castillo. (2. March 1561)

Great Fire of Meireki: A fire in Edo (now Tokyo), Japan, caused more than 100,000 deaths; it lasted three days (2. March 1657)

The Loves of Mars and Venus is the first ballet performed in England. (2. March 1717)

American Revolutionary War: Patriot militia units arrest the Royal Governor of Georgia James Wright and attempt to prevent capture of supply ships in the Battle of the Rice Boats. (2. March 1776)

Long-distance communication speeds up with the unveiling of a semaphore machine in Paris. (2. March 1791)

The Bank of England issues the first one-pound and two-pound banknotes. (2. March 1797)

The U.S. Congress passes the Act Prohibiting Importation of Slaves, disallowing the importation of new slaves into the country. (2. March 1807)

The inaugural meeting of the Wernerian Natural History Society, a former Scottish learned society, is held in Edinburgh. (2. March 1808)

Argentine War of Independence: A royalist fleet defeats a small flotilla of revolutionary ships in the Battle of San Nicolás on the River Plate. (2. March 1811)

Signing of the Kandyan Convention treaty by British invaders and the King of Sri Lanka. (2. March 1815)

Roberto Cofresí, one of the last successful Caribbean pirates, is defeated in combat and captured by authorities. (2. March 1825)

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