On This Day

What Happened in March 1715

Famous Birthdays

  • Mar 4 James Waldegrave, 2nd Earl Waldegrave, British statesman (d. 1763)
  • Mar 7 Ephraim Williams, American philanthropist, born in Newton, Massachusetts (d. 1755)
  • Mar 7 Ewald Christian von Kleist, German poet (d. 1759)
  • Mar 19 Charles-Joseph van Helmont, composer

Famous Deaths

  • Mar 11 Jan-Erasmus Quellinus, Flemish painter, dies at 80
  • Mar 17 Gilbert Burnet, Scottish philosopher and Bishop of Salisbury, dies at 71