On This Day

Famous People Who Died in March 1697

  • Mar 1 Francesco Redi, Italian physician, dies at 71
  • Mar 26 Godfrey McCulloch, Scottish politician and murderer involved in a clan feud, executed by Maiden (Scottish guillotine) (b. 1640)
  • Mar 27 Simon Bradstreet, English colonial magistrate, last governor of Massachusetts Bay Colony, dies at 93