March 1826 in History

Events in History

  • Mar 4 1st US railroad chartered, Granite Railway in Quincy, Massachusetts
  • Mar 14 General Congress of South American States assembles at Panama

Birthdays in History

  • Mar 4 John Buford, American Major General (Union Army), born in Woodford County, Kentucky (d. 1863)
  • Mar 4 Theodore Judah, American railroad engineer (d. 1863)
  • Mar 17 Oskar Peschel, German journalist/geography (Volkerkunder)
  • Mar 20 Carel Vosmaer, Dutch art historian/poet/editor
  • Mar 29 Wilhelm Liebknecht, German socialist (Social Democratic Party), born in Giessen, Germany (d. 1900)

Deaths in History

  • Mar 1 Friedrich Weinbrenner, German architect, dies at 59
  • Mar 10 Johan VI M L J, King of Portugal (1816-26), dies at 56