On This Day

What Happened in March 1615

Famous Birthdays

  • Mar 6 Jan Zoet, Dutch actor, author, playwright and poet (Parnasssus aan 't Y), born in Flanders, Belgium (d. 1674)
  • Mar 13 Innocent XII [Antonio Pignatelli], Pope (1691-1700), born in Spinazzola, Italy (d. 1700)
  • Mar 28 Pieter de Groot, Dutch regent and diplomat (First Stadtholderless Period of the Dutch Republic), born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 1678)

Famous Deaths

  • Mar 4 Hans von Aachen, German painter, dies
  • Mar 6 Pieter Both, Dutch admiral/1st gov-gen (East Indies, 1609-14), drowns