On This Day

What Happened in March 1690

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mar 16 French King Louis XIV sends troops to Ireland

The Sun King of France Louis XIV
The Sun King of France
Louis XIV

Famous Birthdays

  • Mar 1 Conrad Beissel, German born American religious leader and composer (founded Ephrata community), born in Eberbach (d. 1768)
  • Mar 18 Christian Goldbach, German mathematician (Goldbach position)

Famous Deaths

  • Mar 18 Charles, duke of Lutherans, dies