What Happened in March 1828

Historical Events

  • Mar 24 Philadelphia & Columbia Railway (1st state owned) authorized

Famous Birthdays

  • Mar 1 James Fleming Fagan, Major General (Confederate Army), (d. 1893)
  • Mar 1 Vittorio Bersezio, [Carlo Nugelli], Italian playwright
  • Mar 2 Jefferson Columbus Davis, Bvt Mjr General (Union Army), (d. 1879)
  • Mar 4 Elisha Franklin "Bull" Paxton, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)
  • Mar 5 Johann Gungl, composer
  • Mar 17 Patrick Ronayne Cleburne, Major General (Confederate Army)
  • Mar 18 William Randal Cremer, English politician and pacifist, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1908)
  • Mar 20 Henrik Ibsen, Norway, playwright (Peer Gynt, Hedda Gabler)

Famous Deaths

  • Mar 8 Johann Anton Sulzer, composer, dies at 75