Historical Events in March 1770

Historic Event

Mar 5 Boston Massacre (Incident on King Street): British soldiers kill 5 men in a crowd throwing snowballs, stones and sticks at them. African American Crispus Attucks 1st to die; later held up as early black martyr. Massacre galvanizes anti-British feelings.

Appointment of Interest

Mar 31 Immanuel Kant is appointed Professor of Logic and Metaphysics at the University of Königsberg