On This Day

What Happened in March 1747

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestCasimir Pulaski

Mar 6 Casimir Pulaski, Polish Military Leader (called the father of American cavalry), born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 1779)

Military Leader Casimir Pulaski
Military Leader
Casimir Pulaski
  • Mar 31 Johann Abraham Peter Schulz, German composer (Moon has Risen)

Famous Deaths

  • Mar 9 Jacob Campo Weyerman, Dutch painter and writer during Dutch Englightenment, dies at 69
  • Mar 16 Christian Augustus of Anhalt-Zerbst, father of Catherine II of Russia (b. 1690)
  • Mar 23 Claude Alexandre de Bonneval, French soldier (b. 1675)