On This Day

What Happened in March 1777

Historical Events

  • Mar 8 Regiments from Ansbach and Bayreuth, sent to support Great Britain in the American Revolutionary War, mutiny in the town of Ochsenfurt

Famous Birthdays

  • Mar 9 Aleksander OrÅ‚owski, Polish painter, cartoonist and graphic artist, born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 1832)
  • Mar 17 Roger Brooke Taney, Calvert Md, 5th Chief Justice (Dred Scott dec)
  • Mar 19 Anton R Falck, Dutch minister of Education/diplomat
  • Mar 31 Charles Cagniard de la Tour, French physicist (d. 1859)

Famous Deaths

  • Mar 1 Georg Christoph Wagenzeil, Austria (court) composer/pianist, dies at 62