On This Day

March 1755 in History

Events in History

  • Mar 12 1st steam engine in America installed, to pump water from a mine

Birthdays in History

  • Mar 12 Georges Couthon, French politician
  • Mar 24 Rufus King, American politician and framer of US constitution, born in Scarborough, Massachusetts (d. 1827)

Deaths in History

  • Mar 2 Louis de Rouvroy, duc de Saint-Simon, French writer (b. 1675)