Mar 5 King Stanislaus Augustus Poniatowski grants rights to Jews of Kovno
Mar 10 USS Alliance under Captain Barry fights and wins last naval battle of US Revolutionary War off Cape Canaveral
Event of Interest
Mar 15 In an emotional speech in Newburgh, New York, George Washington asks his officers not to support the Newburgh Conspiracy. The plea is successful and the threatened coup d'etat never takes place.
Mar 8 Gottfied Wilhelm Fink, German composer, born in Sulza, Holy Roman Empire (d. 1846)
Mar 8 Hannah Hoes Van Buren, NY, wife of pres Martin (1837-41), (d. 1819)