On This Day

What Happened in March 1664

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mar 6 King Louis XIV & Emperor of Brandenburg signs covenant

The Sun King of France Louis XIV
The Sun King of France
Louis XIV
  • Mar 12 1st naturalization act in American colonies
  • Mar 12 New Jersey becomes an English colony

AppointmentAppointment of Interest

Mar 20 Scientist Robert Hooke is appointed Professor of Geometry at Gresham College, London

Scientist Robert Hooke
Scientist
Robert Hooke

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mar 24 Roger Williams is granted a charter to colonize Rhode Island

Theologian and Colonist Roger Williams
Theologian and Colonist
Roger Williams

Famous Birthdays

  • Mar 17 Georg Osterreich, composer