On This Day

What Happened in March 1738

Historical Events

  • Mar 28 Parliament sends an address to the king requesting that he demand redress from Spain (War of Jenkin's Ear)

Famous Birthdays

  • Mar 11 Benjamin Tupper, Continental Army officer, and pioneer to the Ohio Country (d. 1792)
  • Mar 15 Cesare Beccaria, Italian criminologist and politician, born in Milan (d. 1794)

Famous Deaths

  • Mar 16 George Bähr, German architect (Frauenkirche, Dresden), dies at 72
  • Mar 25 Turlough O'Carolan, Irish harper and composer (b. 1670)