Historical Events in March 1815

  • Mar 1 Sunday observance in Netherlands regulated by law
  • Mar 2 Signing of Kandyan treaty by British invaders and Sri Lankan King
  • Mar 3 US declares war on Algiers for taking US prisoners & demanding tribute
  • Mar 16 Willem I proclaimed King of the Netherlands, including Belgium

Historic Event

Mar 20 Napoleon enters Paris after escape from Elba, begins 100-day rule

  • Mar 24 Handel & Haydn Society of Boston founded