What Happened in March 1713

Historical Events

  • Mar 27 Spain loses Menorca and Gibraltar to Britain under the Treaty of Utrecht

Famous Birthdays

  • Mar 10 Christian Friedrich Schale, composer
  • Mar 10 Raphael Weiss, German composer and priest, born in Wangen (d. 1779)
  • Mar 15 Nicolas Louis de Lacaille, astronomer who mapped the So Hemisphere
  • Mar 21 Francis Lewis, signer (Declaration of Independence)
  • Mar 25 Jean-Baptiste Canavas, composer
  • Mar 29 John Ponsonby, Irish politician (d. 1789)

Famous Deaths

  • Mar 17 Juraj Jánošík, famous Slovak outlaw [b. 1688)
  • Mar 26 Paul Esterhazy, Hungarian prince, composer and patron, dies at 77