On This Day

March 1736 in History

Events in History

  • Mar 31 Bellevue Hospital founded in a New York City almshouse - 1st public hospital in the US

Birthdays in History

  • Mar 23 Iman Willem Falck, Dutch governor of Ceylon (1765-83), born in Colombo, Sri Lanka (d. 1785)

Deaths in History

  • Mar 25 Nicholas Hawksmoor, English Baroque architect (known for his church architecture including the towers of Westminster Abbey), dies (b. 1661)