On This Day

March 1737 in History

Events in History

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mar 12 Galileo's body moved to Church of Santa Croce in Florence, Italy

Astronomer and Physicist Galileo Galilei
Astronomer and Physicist
Galileo Galilei

Birthdays in History

  • Mar 20 Buddha Yodfa Chulaloke, King of Thailand (d. 1809)
  • Mar 23 Arthur St. Clair, American soldier and politician (President of the Continental Congress, 1787), born in Thurso, Scotland (d. 1818)

Deaths in History

  • Mar 7 Guido Starhemberg, Austrian earl and fieldmarshal (Turkish Wars), dies at 79
  • Mar 16 Benjamin Wadsworth, President of Harvard University (b. 1670)