On This Day

March 1713 in History

Events in History

  • Mar 5 Handel's "Jubilate" first performance in a public rehearsal at St. Paul's Cathedral, London
  • Mar 27 Spain loses Menorca and Gibraltar to Britain under the Treaty of Utrecht

Birthdays in History

  • Mar 15 Nicolas Louis de Lacaille, French astronomer who mapped the stars of the Southern Hemisphere, born in Rumigny, France (d. 1762)
  • Mar 21 Francis Lewis, signer (Declaration of Independence)
  • Mar 29 John Ponsonby, Irish politician (d. 1789)

Deaths in History

  • Mar 17 Juraj Jánošík, Slovak outlaw-highwayman, executed at 25