On This Day

What Happened in March 1665

Historical Events

Declaration of War

Mar 4 English King Charles II declares war on Netherlands

  • Mar 6 Philosophical Transactions of Royal Society starts publishing
  • Mar 11 NY approves new code guaranteeing Protestants religious rights

Famous Birthdays

  • Mar 4 Philip Christoph von K√∂nigsmarck, Swedish soldier (lover of Sophia Dorothea of Celle), born in Stade, (d. 1694)
  • Mar 27 Benjamin Neukirch, German poet (Herrn von Hofmannswaldau), born in Silesia, Poland (d. 1729)