March 1797 in History

Events in History

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mar 4 John Adams inaugurated as 2nd President of The United States

2nd US President John Adams
2nd US President
John Adams
  • 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 [Horatio] Walpole, British horror writer, dies at 79

Person of interestJames Hutton

Mar 26 James Hutton, geologist, dies

Geologist James Hutton
James Hutton