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Day History: March-24

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Events History

1401- Turko-Mongol -emperor Timur sacks Damascus.

1603- James I of England|James VI of Scotland -also becomes James I of England, upon the death of Elizabeth I of England|Elizabeth I.

1603- Tokugawa Ieyasu -is granted the title of shogun from Emperor Go-Yozei, and establishes the Tokugawa Shogunate in Edo, Japan.

1663-The Province of Carolina -is granted by charter to eight Lords Proprietor in reward for their assistance in Restoration (England)|restoring Charles II of England to the throne.