What Happened in March 1734

Historical Events

  • Mar 10 Spanish army under Don Carlos (III) draws into Naples

Famous Birthdays

  • Mar 1 Pieter Valck[x], South Netherland sculptor
  • Mar 18 Joseph Schmitt, composer
  • Mar 19 Thomas McKean, US attorney (signed Declaration of Independence) [or Apr 19]

Famous Weddings

  • Mar 25 William IV, Prince of Orange-Nassau marries princess Anne of Great Britain, eldest daughter of King George II at St. James' Palace

Famous Deaths

  • Mar 1 Roger North, English biographer (b. 1653)
  • Mar 8 Carolomannus Pachschmidt, composer, dies at 33
  • Mar 12 Antonius Schultingh, [Schultingius], Dutch lawyer, dies at 74
  • Mar 21 Gunther Jacob Wenceslaus, composer, dies at 48
  • Mar 21 Robert Wodrow, Scottish historian (b. 1679)