On This Day

What Happened in March 1714

Historical Events

  • Mar 6 Treaty of Rastatt signed by Austria and France ending hostilities between them during the War of the Spanish Succession

Famous Birthdays

  • Mar 8 Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, German composer, son of J. S. Bach, born in Weimar, Germany (d. 1788)
  • Mar 24 Carlo Giovanni Testori, Italian composer (d. 1782)
  • Mar 27 Francesco Antonio Zaccaria, Italian theologian and historian, born in Venice (d. 1795)

Famous Deaths

  • Mar 27 Anton Ulrich, German duke of Brunswick/poet, dies at 80
  • Mar 27 Charlotte Amalie of Hesse-Kassel, queen of Denmark and Norway (1670-99), dies at 63