March 1747 in History

Birthdays in History

Casimir Pulaski

Mar 6 Casimir Pulaski, Polish Military Leader, known as "the father of American cavalry', born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 1779) [some source give date as March 4]

Deaths in History

  • Mar 9 Jacob Campo Weyerman, Dutch painter and writer active during the Dutch Enlightenment, dies at 69
  • Mar 16 Christian Augustus of Anhalt-Zerbst, father of Catherine II of Russia (b. 1690)
  • Mar 23 Claude Alexandre de Bonneval, French soldier (b. 1675)