On This Day

March 1675 in History

Events in History


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mar 2 Prince William III installed as governor of Overijssel

King of England William III
King of England
William III

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Mar 4 John Flamsteed appointed 1st Astronomer Royal of England

1st Astronomer Royal John Flamsteed
1st Astronomer Royal
John Flamsteed

Birthdays in History

  • Mar 31 Benedict XIV [Prospero L Lambertini], Italian Pope (1740-58)

Deaths in History

  • Mar 18 Arthur Chichester, 1st Earl of Donegall, Irish soldier (b. 1606)