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
James Hutton

Famous Birthdays

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

About March 7, 1785

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 236 years, 4 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces