March 1834 in History

Events in History

  • Mar 6 Toronto incorporated with William Lyon Mackenzie as its 1st mayor
  • Mar 9 French Foreign Legion is founded.
  • Mar 16 HMS Beagle anchors at Berkeley Sound, Falkland Islands
  • Mar 18 1st railroad tunnel in US completed, in Penn (275 m long)
  • Mar 18 Six farm labourers from Tolpuddle, Dorset, England are sentenced to be transported to Australia for forming a trade union.
  • Mar 28 Senate censure President Jackson for taking fed deposits from Bank of US

Birthdays in History

  • Mar 6 George du Maurier British illustrator and writer (d. 1896)
  • Mar 16 James Hector, Scottish geologist (d. 1907)
  • Mar 17 Gottlieb Daimler, Germany, engineer/inventor/designed 1st motorcycle
  • Mar 20 Charles William Elliot, President of Harvard (1869-1909), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Mar 22 Francis Asbury Shoup, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1896)
  • Mar 24 John Wesley Powell, US, geologist/explorer/ethnologist
  • Mar 24 William Morris, England, designer/craftsman/poet/socialist

Weddings in History


HeartWedding of Interest

Mar 31 Religious leader Brigham Young (32) weds herbalist Mary Ann Angell (27)

Founder of Salt Lake City and President of the LDS Church Brigham Young
Founder of Salt Lake City and President of the LDS Church
Brigham Young

Deaths in History

  • Mar 12 Karl W Feuerbach, mathematician (circle of Feuerbach), dies at 33