On This Day

March 1760 in History

Events in History

  • Mar 20 Great Fire of Boston destroys 349 buildings

Birthdays in History

  • Mar 1 François Nicolas Leonard Buzot, French revolutionary (d. 1794)
  • Mar 2 Camille Desmoulins, French journalist/pamphleteer/revolution leader
  • Mar 28 Thomas Clarkson, English abolitionist (Negro Emancipation), born in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, England (d. 1846)

Weddings in History

  • Mar 5 Princess Carolina marries Gen Charles Christian van Nassau-Weilburg