On This Day

What Happened on March 7, 1850

Historical Events


Agreement of InterestCompromise of 1850

Daniel Webster endorses Compromise of 1850

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Henry Clay's handwritten draft of one of the bills that formed the Compromise of 1850
Henry Clay's handwritten draft of one of the bills that formed the Compromise of 1850
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Famous Birthdays

  • Champ Clark, American politician (d. 1921)

Person of interestTomáš Garrigue Masaryk

Tomáš Masaryk, Czech philosopher and 1st President of Czechoslovakia (1918-35), born in Hodonín, Austrian Empire (d. 1937)

Father of Czechoslovakia Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk
Father of Czechoslovakia
Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk

1850 Highlights

About March 7, 1850

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 170 years, 8 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces