On This Day

What Happened in March 1727

Famous Birthdays

  • Mar 14 Johann Gottlieb Goldberg, German composer, born in Danzig (GdaƄsk), Royal Prussia (d. 1756)
  • Mar 28 Maximilian III Joseph, Elector of Bayern (1745-77), born in Munich (d. 1777)
  • Mar 30 Tommaso MFS Traetta, Ital's opera composer/band leader (Farnace)

Famous Deaths

  • Mar 22 Francesco Gasparini, Italian baroque composer (Ambleto; Missa Canonica), dies at 59

Person of interestIsaac Newton

Mar 31 Isaac Newton, English physicist and astronomer (Principia), dies in London at 84

Physicist & Mathematician Isaac Newton
Physicist & Mathematician
Isaac Newton