On This Day

What Happened in March 1669

Historical Events

  • Mar 11 Mt Etna in Sicily erupts in its largest recorded eruption, killing 15,000
  • Mar 25 Mount Etna in Sicily erupts, destroying Nicolosi, killing 20,000

Famous Deaths

  • Mar 10 John Denham, English poet (b. 1615)
  • Mar 23 Philipp Buchner, German composer, dies at 54