On This Day

What Happened in March 1728

Historical Events

  • Mar 6 Spain & Britain sign (1st) Convention of Pardo

Famous Birthdays

  • Mar 19 Pieter-Jozef Verhaghen, Flemish (court)painter
  • Mar 20 Franciscus L Kersteman, Dutch lawyer/astrologist
  • Mar 22 Anton Raphael Mengs, German Bohemian painter and one of the precursors to Neoclassical painting, born in Ústí nad Labem, Bohemia (d. 1779)
  • Mar 22 Giacomo Insanguine, Italian organist and composer, born in Monopoli (d. 1795)

Famous Deaths

  • Mar 8 Giovanni Mario Crescimbeni, Italian literary and critic (Arcadia), dies at 64