What Happened in March 1797

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mar 4 John Adams inaugurated as 2nd President of The United States

2nd US President John Adams
2nd US President
John Adams
  • Mar 13 Cherubini's opera "Medée" premieres in Paris
  • Mar 28 Nathaniel Briggs of New Hampshire patents a washing machine

Famous Birthdays

  • Mar 7 Karl Schwencke, composer
  • Mar 22 Kaiser Wilhelm I, German emperor (1871-88)
  • Mar 24 Antonio Rosmini-Serbati, philosopher/founder (Institute of Charity)
  • Mar 25 John Winebrenner, American clergyman, founded Church of God
  • Mar 27 Alfred V Comte de Vigny, French musketeer/writer (Moise, Chatterton)

Famous Weddings

  • Mar 29 Writer Mary Wollstonecraft marries philopher and journalist William Godwin

Famous Deaths

  • Mar 1 Juan Manuel Olivares, composer, dies at 36
  • Mar 2 Horace [Horatio] Walpole, British horror writer, dies at 79
  • Mar 19 Philip Hayes, composer, dies at 58

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Mar 26 James Hutton, geologist, dies

Geologist James Hutton
James Hutton