Sunday, March 25, 2012
March 25,196 BC Ptolemy V ascended to the throne of Egypt. 47 BC Ptolemy XII, King of Egypt and brother of Cleopatra, drowned in the Nile, probably with an assist by Julius Caesar, who thereby made Cleopatra queen. 1 Origin of Dionysian Incarnation of the Word. 31 First Easter, according to calendar-maker Dionysius Exiguus. 421 City of Venice founded. 708 Constantine I began his reign as Catholic Pope. 1199 Richard I was wounded by a crossbow bolt while fighting France which led to his death on April 6. 1306 Robert the Bruce was crowned King of Scotland.