March 1797 in History

Events in History

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mar 4 John Adams inaugurated as 2nd President of The United States, Thomas Jefferson 2nd Vice President

2nd US President John Adams
2nd US President
John Adams
3rd US President Thomas Jefferson
3rd US President
Thomas Jefferson
  • Mar 28 Nathaniel Briggs of New Hampshire patents a washing machine

Birthdays in History

  • Mar 22 Kaiser Wilhelm I, German emperor (1871-88)
  • Mar 24 Antonio Rosmini-Serbati, philosopher/founder (Institute of Charity)
  • Mar 25 John Winebrenner, American clergyman, founded Church of God
  • Mar 27 Alfred Victor, Comte de Vigny, French musketeer and writer (Moise, Chatterton), born in Loches, France (d. 1863)

Weddings in History

  • Mar 29 Writer Mary Wollstonecraft marries philopher and journalist William Godwin

Deaths in History

  • Mar 2 Horace Walpole, British horror writer (Castle of Otranto), dies at 79

Person of interestJames Hutton

Mar 26 James Hutton, geologist, dies

Geologist James Hutton
James Hutton