On This Day

What Happened in March 1701

Historical Events

  • Mar 9 France, Cologne & Bavaria sign alliance

Famous Birthdays

  • Mar 18 Niclas Sahlgren, Swedish merchant and philanthropist (d. 1776)

Famous Deaths

  • Mar 10 Johann Schelle, German composer, dies at 52
  • Mar 15 Jean Renaud de Segrais, French writer and poet, dies at 76
  • Mar 27 Anne Hilarion de Cotentin, count of Tourville/Fr admiral, dies at 58
  • Mar 28 Domenico Guidi, Italian sculptor, dies at 75