Historical Events in March 1783

  • Mar 5 King Stanislaus Augustus Poniatowski grants rights to Jews of Kovno
  • Mar 10 USS Alliance under Captain Barry fights and wins last naval battle of US Revolutionary War off Cape Canaveral

Historic Event

Mar 15 In an emotional speech in Newburgh, New York, George Washington asks his officers not to support the Newburgh Conspiracy. The plea is successful and the threatened coup d'etat never takes place.