On This Day

What Happened in March 1597

Historical Events

  • Mar 11 Archduke Albrecht occupies Amiens, France
  • Mar 12 England sends troops to Amiens

Famous Birthdays

  • Mar 1 Jean-Charles de la Faille, Belgian mathematician (d. 1652)

Famous Deaths

  • Mar 10 Petrus Forestus, Dutch physician (Willem of Orange), dies