On This Day

What Happened in March 1737

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Astronomer and Physicist Galileo Galilei
Astronomer and Physicist
Galileo Galilei

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)