On This Day

What Happened in March 1726

Famous Birthdays

  • Mar 8 Richard Howe, British admiral, born in London (d. 1799)
  • Mar 14 Josef Antonin Stepan, Bohemian composer, born in Kopidlno, Czech Republic (d. 1797)

Famous Deaths

  • Mar 5 Evelyn Pierrepont, 1st Duke of Kingston-upon-Hull, English politician
  • Mar 26 John Vanbrugh, Dutch/English playwright (Provoked Wife), dies at 62