On This Day

What Happened in March 1749

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestComte de Mirabeau

Mar 9 Honoré Gabriel Riqueti, Comte de Mirabeau, French revolutionary (influential member of the National Constituent Assembly), born in Le Bignon, France (d. 1791)

Revolutionary and Politician Comte de Mirabeau
Revolutionary and Politician
Comte de Mirabeau
  • Mar 10 Lorenzo da Ponte [ Emanuele Conegliano], Italian librettist (Don Giovanni), born in Ceneda, Republic of Venice (d. 1838)
  • Mar 19 Princess Louisa Anne of Wales (d. 1768)
  • Mar 23 Hugo Franz Karl Alexander von Kerpen, composer
  • Mar 23 Pierre-Simon, marquis de Laplace, French mathematician, astronomer and physicist (stability of the solar system), born in Beaumount-en-Auge, Normandy, France (d. 1827)
  • Mar 24 Bernard Jumentier, composer
  • Mar 26 William Blount, American statesman and signer of United States Constitution, born in Windsor, North Carolina (d. 1800)