On This Day

March 1768 in History

Birthdays in History

  • Mar 13 Charles Louis Willem Josef van Keverberg, Dutch civil servant, born in Haelen, Netherlands (d. 1841)
  • Mar 21 Jean-Baptiste-Joseph Fourier, mathematician/Egyptologist
  • Mar 30 Maria Reynolds, American mistress of Alexander Hamilton and part of America's 1st political sex scandal (Reynolds Pamphlet), born in NYC, Province of New York, British Empire (d. 1828)

Deaths in History

  • Mar 1 Hermann Samuel Reimarus, German philosopher & writer, dies at 74
  • Mar 18 Lawrence Sterne, writer (Sentimental Journey France & Italy), dies
  • Mar 21 Jan Jacob Mauricius, Dutch governor-general of Suriname (1742-51), dies at 75