On This Day

What Happened in March 1637

Famous Birthdays

  • Mar 5 Jan van der Heyden, Dutch painter and inventor (fire hose; street lighting), born in Gorinchem, South Holland
  • Mar 12 Anne Hyde, wife of James II of England (d. 1671)

Famous Deaths

  • Mar 19 Péter Pázmány, Hungarian cardinal and statesman, dies at 66