On This Day

What Happened in March 1761

Famous Birthdays

  • Mar 6 Antoine-Francois Andreossy, French General and diplomat (d. 1828)
  • Mar 23 John W de Winter, Dutch vice-admiral (Battle at Kamperduin)

Famous Deaths

  • Mar 7 Antonio Palella, Italian composer and harpsichordist, dies at 68
  • Mar 27 Johann Ludwig Steiner, Swiss composer, dies at 72