March 1811 in History

Events in History

  • Mar 1 Egyptian king Muhammad Ali Pasha oversees ceremonial murder of 500
  • Mar 1 French Civil Code of Criminal law accepted by Netherlands Mamelukes in Cairo's Citadel
  • Mar 25 Percy Bysshe Shelley is expelled from the University of Oxford for his publication of the pamphlet The Necessity of Atheism.

Birthdays in History

  • Mar 1 Robert Christie Buchanan, Bvt Major General (Union Army), (d. 1878)
  • Mar 3 Vissarion Belinsky, Sveaborg Finland, Russian author (Literary Review)
  • Mar 11 Marsena Rudolph Patrick, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
  • Mar 11 Urbain Jean Joseph le Verrier, co-discoverer (Neptune)
  • Mar 15 Robert Allen, Bvt Major General (Union Army), (d. 1886)
  • Mar 20 George Caleb Bingham, US, politician/painter (Country Election)
  • Mar 20 Napoleon FKJ Bonaparte II, Napoleon's son/King of Rome
  • Mar 21 Nathaniel Woodard, English educationalist (d. 1891)
  • Mar 31 Robert Wilhelm Eberhard von Bunsen, Germany, chemist (Bunsen Burner)

Deaths in History

  • Mar 14 August Henry Fitzroy, English premier (1768-70), dies at 75