What Happened in March 1810

Historical Events

  • Mar 6 Illinois passes 1st state vaccination legislation in US
  • Mar 18 "Converse", 1st US opera, premieres in NY

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Mar 1 Frederic Chopin, Polish/French pianist and composer (Concert in F Minor), born in ┼╗elazowa Wola, Duchy of Warsaw (d. 1849) (baptismal records 22nd Feb)

Composer Frederic Chopin
Frederic Chopin
  • Mar 2 Leo XIII, [Vincenzo G Pecci], 256th pope (1878-1903), born in Carpineto, Papal States (d. 1903)
  • Mar 9 Jean-Georges Kastner, composer
  • Mar 10 John McCloskey, 1st American cardinal and Archbishop of New York, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1885)
  • Mar 10 Samuel Ferguson, Irish poet (d. 1886)
  • Mar 15 Aernout Drost, Dutch literary (Hermingard van de Eikenterpen)
  • Mar 27 Adolf Glassbrenner, German satirical writer, born in Berlin (d. 1876)
  • Mar 27 William Hepworth Thompson, English classical scholar (d. 1886)

Famous Deaths

  • Mar 7 Albertus H Wiese, gov-gen of Neth Indies, dies at about 48
  • Mar 7 Cuthbert Collingwood, 1st Baron Collingwood, British admiral (b. 1750)
  • Mar 21 Philippe-Joseph van den Berghe graaf Limmighe, Brabants ships, dies