On This Day

March 1803 in History

Events in History

  • Mar 1 Ohio becomes 17th state of the Union
  • Mar 3 1st impeachment trial of a US federal judge, John Pickering, begins
  • Mar 3 Colégio Militar is founded in Portugal by Colonel Teixeira Rebello.
  • Mar 19 Friedrich Schiller's "Die Braut von Messina" premieres in Weimar

Birthdays in History

  • Mar 22 Anthonie Waldrop, Dutch painter/lithographer

Deaths in History

  • Mar 13 William Emes, English landscape architect (b. 1729 or 1730)
  • Mar 14 Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock, German poet (Der Messias), dies at 78