Historical Events In March - 08
Friday, 24 March 2023
1766 Willem V (18) becomes Governor of United Provinces on this day in history.
1777 Regiments from Ansbach and Bayreuth, sent to support Great Britain in the American Revolutionary War, mutiny in the town of Ochsenfurt on March - 08.
1778 On March - 08 friedrich August Kanne, composer
1782 Gnadenhutten Massacre Ohio militia kills 90 Indians on this day in history.
1782 On this day in history gnadenhutten Massacre
1782 On this day in history gnadenhutten Massacre: Ohio militia kills 90 Indians
1783 On this day in history gottfied Wilhelm Fink, composer
1787 On this day in history karl Ferdinand von Grafe, help create modern plastic surgery
1790 The French Assembly votes to continue slavery in French colonies on March - 08.
1799 On March - 08 simon Cameron, Secy War (Union), died in 1889
1801 British drive French forces from Abukir, Egypt on this day in history.
1813 On March - 08 first concerto of Royal Philharmonic
1813 On this day in history 1st concerto of Royal Philharmonic
1815 On this day in history in Charlottetown PEI, Peter Byers, a black, sentenced to death for stealing five pounds; 2 weeks earlier his brother Sancho sentenced to hang for stealing a pound of butter and a loaf of bread
1817 The New York Stock Exchange is founded on this day in history.
1825 George William Martin, composer on this day in history.
1828 On this day in history johann Anton Sulzer, composer, dies at 75
1836 Matthew Calbraith Butler, Major General (Confederate Army) on March - 08.
1838 On March - 08 uS mint in New Orleans begins operation (producing dimes)
1839 James Mason Crafts, US chemist (Friedel-Crafts-synthesis) on March - 08.
1840 On this day in history franco Faccio, Italian composer/conductor
1841 Oliver Wendell Holmes, Mass, 59th Supreme Court justice (1902-32) on this day in history.
1843 On this day in history per Jonas Fredrik Vilhelm Svedbom, composer
1844 King Oscar I ascends to the throne of Sweden-Norway on March - 08.
1847 On March - 08 karl von Bach, German engineer (Maschinenelemente)
1853 On March - 08 edward Hubertus Joannes Keurvels, Flemish composer (Parisina)
1854 US Commodore Matthew C Perry's 2nd trip to Japan on March - 08.
1854 On this day in history tom Felix Horan, cricketer (Ireland Pioneering Aust all-rounder)
1855 A train crosses first US railway suspension bridge, Niagara Falls on this day in history.
1855 On March - 08 a train passed over the first railway suspension bridge -- at Niagara Falls, NY.
1855 On March - 08 the Niagara Suspension Bridge opens, linking Canada and the US; the world's first suspension bridge built to carry trains
1855 On March - 08 1st train crosses 1st US railway suspension bridge, Niagara Falls
1859 On March - 08 the birth of Kenneth Grahame, Scottish Author of 'The Wind In The Willows'
1859 On March - 08 kenneth Grahame, author (Wind, Willows)
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