On This Day

What Happened in March 1737

Historical Events

Historic Event

Mar 12 Galileo's body moved to Church of Santa Croce in Florence, Italy

Famous Birthdays

  • Mar 9 Josef Mysliveček, Czech composer, born in Prague (d. 1781)
  • Mar 20 Buddha Yodfa Chulaloke, King of Thailand (d. 1809)
  • Mar 23 Arthur St. Clair, American soldier and politician (President of the Continental Congress, 1787), born in Thurso, Scotland (d. 1818)
  • Mar 28 Francesco Zannetti, Italian composer, born in Volterra (d. 1788)

Famous Deaths

  • Mar 7 Guido Starhemberg, Austrian earl and fieldmarshal (Turkish Wars), dies at 79
  • Mar 16 Benjamin Wadsworth, President of Harvard University (b. 1670)