On This Day

March 1795 in History

Events in History

  • Mar 5 Amsterdam celebrates Revolution on the Dam; Square of Revolution
  • Mar 5 Treaty of Basel - Prussia ends war with France
  • Mar 11 Battle at Kurdla India: Mahratten beat Mogols
  • Mar 28 Partitions of Poland: The Duchy of Courland, a northern fief of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, ceases to exist and becomes part of Imperial Russia.

Birthdays in History

  • Mar 12 William Lyon Mackenzie, Canadian-American newspaper publisher, politician, and failed rebel leader, born in Dundee, Scotland (d. 1861)
  • Mar 28 Georg Heinrich Pertz, German historian, born in Hanover, Germany (d. 1876)

Weddings in History

Robert Jenkinson

Mar 25 2nd Earl of Liverpool Robert Jenkinson (25) weds daughter of the Earl of Bristol Lady Louisa Hervey at Wimbledon

Deaths in History

  • Mar 4 John Collins, American politician, 3rd Governor of Rhode Island (1786-90), dies at 77
  • Mar 21 Giovanni Arduino, Italian geologist (b. 1714)