On This Day

What Happened in March 1767

Famous Birthdays

  • Mar 13 Heinrich Domnich, German horn player and composer, born in Würzburg, Germany (d. 1844)

Andrew Jackson

Mar 15 Andrew Jackson, General and 7th US President (1829-37), born in Waxhaws in the border area between North and South Carolina (d. 1845)

  • Mar 19 Leonhard von Call, composer
  • Mar 22 Cornelis T. Elout, Dutch minister of Finance
  • Mar 25 Joachim Murat, French military leader and statesman (Marshal of France; King of Naples, 1808-15), born in La Bastide-Fortunière, France (d. 1815)

Famous Deaths

  • Mar 7 Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville, French colonial administrator (French Louisiana), dies at 87
  • Mar 20 Firmin Abauzit, French scholar and scientist, dies at 87