On This Day

March 1715 in History

Birthdays in History

  • Mar 4 James Waldegrave, 2nd Earl Waldegrave, British statesman (d. 1763)
  • Mar 7 Ephraim Williams, American philanthropist, born in Newton, Massachusetts (d. 1755)
  • Mar 7 Ewald Christian von Kleist, German poet (d. 1759)

Deaths in History

  • Mar 11 Jan-Erasmus Quellinus, Flemish painter, dies at 80
  • Mar 17 Gilbert Burnet, Scottish philosopher and Bishop of Salisbury, dies at 71