On This Day

What Happened in March 1583

Historical Events

  • Mar 18 Dutch States General & Anjou sign treaty

Famous Birthdays

  • Mar 3 Edward Herbert of Cherbury, English military/philosopher

Famous Deaths

  • Mar 4 Bernard Gilpin, English clergyman, "Apostle of the North" (b. 1517)
  • Mar 6 Zacharias Ursinus, German theologist (Heidelberger Catechism), dies at 48
  • Mar 18 King Magnus of Livonia (b. 1540)