On This Day

Historical Events in March 1796

  • Mar 1 1st National Meeting in the Hague

AppointmentAppointment of Interest

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

French Emperor Napoléon Bonaparte
French Emperor
Napoléon Bonaparte
  • Mar 28 Bethel African Methodist Church of Philadelphia is 1st US-African church

InventionScientific Discovery

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

Mathematician, Astronomer and Physicist Carl Friedrich Gauss
Mathematician, Astronomer and Physicist
Carl Friedrich Gauss

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mar 31 Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's "Egmont" premieres in Weimar

Social Philosopher Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Social Philosopher
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe