What Happened in March 1786

Famous Birthdays

  • Mar 25 Giovanni Battista Amici, Italian astronomer, physicist and botanist, born in Modena (d. 1863)

Famous Deaths

  • Mar 7 FrantiĊĦek Benda, Bohemian violinist and composer, dies at 76
  • Mar 11 Charles Humphreys, American delegate to the Continental Congress, dies at 71
  • Mar 11 Jacobus Bellamy [Zelandus], Dutch poet, dies at 28
  • Mar 23 Patience Wright, 1st US woman pro artist, dies (birth date unknown)