On This Day

What Happened on March 7, 1785

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

James Hutton, geologist, presents his full theory of uniformitarianism at a meeting of the Royal Society of Edinburgh

Geologist James Hutton
Geologist
James Hutton

Famous Birthdays

  • Alessandro Manzoni, Italian poet/novelist (Betrothed)
1785 Highlights

About March 7, 1785

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 235 years, 5 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces