On This Day

What Happened in March 1805

Historical Events

  • Mar 3 Louisiana-Missouri Territory forms

Famous Birthdays

  • Mar 3 Jonas Furrer, first President of the Swiss Confederation (d. 1861)
  • Mar 5 Theodore Labarre, composer
  • Mar 16 Peter Ernst von Lasaulx, German philosopher and writer (d. 1861)
  • Mar 30 Adrien de La Fage, composer

Famous Deaths

  • Mar 4 Jean-Baptiste Greuze, French painter, dies at 79
  • Mar 14 Stanisław Szczęsny Potocki, Russian general (b. 1753)