Birthdays in History in March 1804

  • Mar 8 Alvan Clark, Ashfield Massachusetts, American Astronomer and maker of the Dearborn Observatory telescope, Old University of Chicago, the largest telescope in the world at the time
  • Mar 17 James Bridger, scout/fur trader/mountain man par excellance
  • Mar 20 Neal Dow, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1897)