On This Day

Historical Events in March 1796

  • Mar 1 1st National Meeting in the Hague

Appointment of Interest

Mar 2 Napoléon Bonaparte is appointed Commander-in-Chief of the French Army in Italy

  • Mar 28 Bethel African Methodist Church of Philadelphia is 1st US-African church

Scientific Discovery

Mar 30 Carl Friedrich Gauss, German mathematician, discovers the construction of the heptadecagon