On This Day

March 1720 in History

Birthdays in History

  • Mar 9 Philip Yorke, 2nd Earl of Hardwicke, English politician (d. 1790)
  • Mar 13 Charles Bonnet, Swiss naturalist and writer, born in Geneva (d. 1793)
  • Mar 22 Nicolas-Henri Jardin, French architect who introduced Neoclassical architecture to Denmark, (d. 1799)

Deaths in History

  • Mar 6 Pieter van Flowers, Flemish painter, buried at 63