On This Day

Famous People Born in March 1769

  • Mar 2 DeWitt Clinton, (Gov/Sen-NY)
  • Mar 7 Josef Alois Ladurner, Austrian composer and priest, born in Algund (d. 1851)
  • Mar 10 Joseph Williamson, English philanthropist and tunnel builder (d. 1840)
  • Mar 23 William Smith, British geologist who is credited with creating the first nationwide geological map (Strata Identified by Organized Fossils), born in Churchill, Oxfordshire (d. 1839)
  • Mar 23 Augustin Daniel Belliard, French general (d. 1832)
  • Mar 25 Salvatore Vigano, composer
  • Mar 29 Nicolas Jean de Dieu Soult, French marshal, 10th Prime Minister of France, born in Saint-Amans-la-Bastide, France (d. 1851)