March 1814 in History

Events in History

Victory in battleVictory in Battle

Mar 7 Napoleon I of France wins the Battle of Craonne.

French Emperor Napoléon Bonaparte
French Emperor
Napoléon Bonaparte
  • Mar 20 Prince Willem Frederik becomes monarch of Netherlands
  • Mar 25 Netherlands Bank established

Victory in battleVictory in Battle

Mar 27 Battle at Horseshoe Bend: General Andrew Jackson defeats the Red Sticks, part of the Creek Indian tribe near Dadeville, Alabama

US President & General Andrew Jackson
US President & General
Andrew Jackson
  • Mar 30 Napoleonic Wars: Sixth Coalition forces march into Paris after defeating Napoleon.
  • Mar 30 Murat issues the Rimini Declaration which would later inspire Italian Unification.
  • Mar 31 Forces allied against Napoleon capture Paris

Birthdays in History

  • Mar 5 Wilhelm von Giesebrecht, German historian (d. 1889)
  • Mar 8 Ede Szigligeti, Hungarian dramatist (d. 1878)
  • Mar 9 Taras Shevchenko, Ukraine, national poet/painter/prof of Kiev [NS]
  • Mar 22 Thomas Crawford, US sculptor (Babes in the Wood)
  • Mar 24 Galen Clark, US, naturalist/discovered Mariposa Grove

Deaths in History

  • Mar 26 Joseph-Ignace Guillotin, French physician and freemason who proposed and became the namesake of the guillotine, dies of natural causes at 75