On This Day

What Happened in March 1758

Famous Birthdays

  • Mar 9 Franz Joseph Gall, German-French physician (phrenology), born in Tiefenbronn, Germany (d. 1828)
  • Mar 12 Leopold earl of Limburg Stirum, Dutch general and politician [or March 22]
  • Mar 26 Johann Daniel Ferstenberg, American composer

Famous Deaths

  • Mar 2 Johann Baptist Zimmermann, German stucco worker, buried at 78
  • Mar 6 Henry Vane, 1st Earl of Darlington, English politician (b. 1705)

Jonathan Edwards

Mar 22 Jonathan Edwards, American Christian preacher, philosopher, and theologian (Original Sin), dies at 54

  • Mar 22 Richard Leveridge, English bass singer and composer, dies at 87