On This Day

Famous People Who Died in March 1687

  • Mar 19 RenĂ©-Robert Cavelier, sieur de La Salle, French explorer (Louisiana), killed by his men at 43
  • Mar 22 Jean-Baptiste Lully, Italian-born French composer (Miserere Suites de Symphonies et Trios), dies at 54
  • Mar 28 Constantijn Huygens, Dutch diplomat and poet, dies at 90