On This Day

What Happened in March 1637

Famous Birthdays

  • Mar 5 John van der Heyden, Dutch painter/inventor (fire extinguisher)
  • Mar 12 Anne Hyde, wife of James II of England (d. 1671)
  • Mar 17 Toyotomi Hideyoshi, Japanese daimyō & warrior (Japan's second "great unifier"), born in Nakamura-ku, Japan (d. 1598)

Famous Deaths

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