What Happened in March 1823

Historical Events

  • Mar 11 1st normal school in US opens, Concord Academy, Concord, Vt

Famous Birthdays

  • Mar 3 Gyula Andrássy Sr, Prime Minister of Hungary (1867-71), born in Kassa, Austrian Empire (d. 1890)
  • Mar 12 William Flank Perry, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1901)
  • Mar 14 Roswell Sabine Ripley, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1887)
  • Mar 14 Théodore de Banville, French writer (d. 1891)
  • Mar 16 William Henry Monk, composer
  • Mar 19 Cornelis A van Sypesteyn, Dutch governor of Surinam (1873-82)
  • Mar 19 Princess Adelgunde of Bavaria d. 1914
  • Mar 20 John Echols, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1896)
  • Mar 20 Ned Buntline, American publisher (d. 1886)
  • Mar 23 Schuyler Colfax, (R) 17th VP (1869-73)
  • Mar 25 William Thompson Martin, Mjr General (Confederate Army), (d. 1910)
  • Mar 27 Samuel Kosciusko Zook, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Tredyffrin Township, Pennsylvania (d. 1863)
  • Mar 30 Joseph Farmer Knipe, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Mount Joy, Pennsylvania (d. 1901)

Famous Deaths

  • Mar 14 Charles François Dumouriez, French general (b. 1739)
  • Mar 18 Jean-Baptiste Sebastien Breval, composer, dies at 69
  • Mar 24 Cornelis van Foreest, Dutch mayor (Alkmaar), dies at 66
  • Mar 25 Coelestin Jungbauer, composer, dies at 75