On This Day

What Happened in March 1607

Famous Birthdays

  • Mar 1 Giovanni Francesco Milanta, Italian composer and organist, born in Parma
  • Mar 8 Johann von Rist, German composer and poet known for his hymns, born in Ottensen, Holstein (d. 1667)
  • Mar 12 Paul Gerhardt, German hymnist (d. 1676)
  • Mar 24 Michiel A de Ruyter, Dutch rear admiral (St Vincent, Dune)

Famous Deaths

  • Mar 11 Giovanni Maria Nanino, Italian composer