On This Day

Historical Events in March 1846

  • Mar 4 8th Grand National: William Taylor aboard outsider Pioneer wins by 3 lengths from Culverthorpe
  • Mar 13 Friedrich Hebbel's "Maria Magdalena" premieres in K√∂nigsberg

Historic Expedition

Mar 25 German explorer Ludwig Leichhardt arrives in Sydney to a hero's welcome after completing his exploration of Australia's Northern Territory