On This Day

What Happened in March 1664

Historical Events

Historic Event

Mar 6 King Louis XIV & Emperor of Brandenburg signs covenant

  • Mar 12 1st naturalization act in American colonies
  • Mar 12 New Jersey becomes an English colony

Appointment of Interest

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

Historic Event

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Mar 17 Georg Österreich, German Baroque composer (founded the Bokemeyer collection), born in Magdeburg (d. 1735) baptism date