On This Day

Birthdays in History in March 1848

  • Mar 1 Augustus Saint-Gaudens, American sculptor and designer (1907 $20 gold piece)
  • Mar 18 Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll, daughter of Queen Victoria (d. 1939)

Person of interestWyatt Earp

Mar 19 Wyatt Earp, American frontiersman and marshal who participated in the gunfight at the OK Corral, born in Monmouth, Illinois (d. 1929)

Frontier lawman Wyatt Earp
Frontier lawman
Wyatt Earp
  • Mar 24 HonorĂ© Beaugrand, Quebec journalist and newspaper publisher (La Patrie) (d. 1906)
  • Mar 25 William Keith Brooks, American marine zoologist (anatomy and embryology of marine animals), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Mar 29 Aleksei Kuropatkin, Russian general and minister of War, born in Sheshurino, Russia (d. 1925)