On This Day

What Happened in March 1673

Historical Events

  • Mar 18 Lord Berkley sells his half of New Jersey to the Quakers

Historic Event

Mar 29 English King Charles II accepts Test Act: Roman Catholics excluded from public functions

Famous Birthdays

  • Mar 19 Pedro Vaz Rego, Portuguese composer and poet, born in Campo Maior, Portugal (d. 1736)

Famous Deaths

  • Mar 15 Salvatore Rosa, Italian baroque painter, poet, musician and actor, dies at 57
  • Mar 20 Augustyn Kordecki, Polish prior, dies at 69
  • Mar 28 Adam Pijnacker, Dutch landscape painter and etcher, buried at 51