Historical Events in March 1781

  • Mar 1 Continental Congress adopts Articles of Confederation

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Mar 13 William Herschel sees what he thinks is a "comet" but is actually the discovery of the planet Uranus

Astronomer William Herschel
William Herschel
  • Mar 15 Battle of Guilford Court House, SC (British suffer heavy losses)
  • Mar 18 Charles Messier rediscovers global cluster M92