On This Day

What Happened in March 1596

Famous Birthdays

  • Mar 11 Isaac Elsevier, book publisher

Person of interestRené Descartes

Mar 31 René Descartes, French philosopher (he thought, therefore he was), born in Descartes, Indre-et-Loire, France (d. 1650)

Philosopher René Descartes
Philosopher
René Descartes

Famous Deaths

  • Mar 23 Henry Unton, English diplomat