On This Day

What Happened on March 1, 1837

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew Strath, Scottish golfer (British Open 1865), born in St. Andrews, Fife (d. 1868)
  • Ion Creanga, Romanian fairy tale author (Amintiti the Copilarie)
  • William Dean Howells, American novelist/critic/editor (Atlantic)