On This Day

March 1747 in History

Birthdays in History

Person of interestCasimir Pulaski

Mar 6 Casimir Pulaski, Polish Military Leader (called the father of American cavalry), born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 1779)

Military Leader Casimir Pulaski
Military Leader
Casimir Pulaski

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)