On This Day

What Happened in March 1729

Historical Events

  • Mar 15 Sister St Stanislas Hachard, 1st American nun, takes her vows in New Orleans

Famous Birthdays

  • Mar 16 Georg W "Franz" Panzer, German vicar/librarian (Annales typographic)
  • Mar 28 Pieter Fouquet, Dutch art merchant (Atlas of Fouquet), born in Amsterdam (d. 1800)

Famous Deaths

  • Mar 2 Francesco Bianchini, Italian philosopher and scientist, dies at 66
  • Mar 21 John Law, Scottish economist and author (Money and Trade Considered), dies at about 57