On This Day

What Happened in March 1753

Historical Events

Historic Event

Mar 25 Voltaire leaves the court of Frederik II of Prussia

Famous Birthdays

  • Mar 9 Jean-Baptiste Kl├ęber, French general, born in Strasbourg, France (d. 1800)
  • Mar 26 Benjamin Thompson, American physicist and inventor (Royal Institution of Great Britain), born in Woburn, Massachusetts (d. 1814)

Famous Deaths

  • Mar 6 Gerhardus Havingha, Dutch organist and composer, dies at 56
  • Mar 12 George Berkeley, philosopher/bishop (Cloyne), dies on 68th birthday