On This Day

Historical Events in March 1782

  • Mar 8 Gnadenhutten Massacre - Ohio militia kills 90 Native American

Papal Visit

Mar 22 Pope Pius VI arrives in Vienna to meet with Holy Roman Emperor Joseph II to address his ecclesiastical reforms

  • Mar 23 "Les Liaisons dangereuses" by Pierre Choderlos de Laclos is published by Durand Neveu

Election of Interest

Mar 27 Charles Watson-Wentworth, 2nd Marquess of Rockingham, becomes Prime Minister of Great Britain