What Happened in March 1638

Historical Events

  • Mar 3 Duke Bernard van Saksen-Weimar occupies Rheinfelden
  • Mar 22 Religious dissident Anne Hutchinson expelled from Massachusetts Bay Colony
  • Mar 29 1st permanent white settlement in Delaware (Swedish Lutherans)

Famous Birthdays

  • Mar 14 Johann Georg Gichtel, German mystic (d. 1710)
  • Mar 15 Shunzhi Emperor of China (1644-1661) Third Qing Emperor, born in Shengjing (d. 1661)
  • Mar 23 Frederik Ruysch, Dutch anatomist

Famous Deaths

  • Mar 8 Jacob C van Neck, admiral/mayor of Amsterdam, dies at about 73
  • Mar 19 Paul Moreelse, Dutch painter/master builder, dies at about 66
  • Mar 26 Palamedes "Stevens" Palamedesz, painter, dies at about 30