On This Day

What Happened in March 1732

Famous Birthdays

  • Mar 1 William Cushing, 2nd Chief Justice of the United States, born in Scituate, Massachusetts Bay, British America (d. 1810)
  • Mar 23 Marie Adélaïde of France, daughter of Louis XV (d. 1800)
  • Mar 24 Gian Francesco de Majo, Italian composer, born in Naples (d. 1770)
  • Mar 31 Franz Joseph Haydn, Austrian composer of the classical period (The Creation; Trumpet Concerto), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1809)

Famous Deaths

  • Mar 5 Joseph François Salomon, French composer, dies at 82
  • Mar 20 Johann Ernst Hanxleden, German philologist (b. 1681)