Historical Events In March - 10
Monday, 29 May 2023
1762 French Huguenot Jean Calas, who was wrongly convicted of killing his son, dies after being tortured by authorities; the event inspired Voltaire to begin a campaign for religious tolerance and legal reform on this day in history.
1771 On this day in history georg F Creuzer, German philological/historian (Idea und Probe)
1772 Friedrich von Schlegel, Germany, romantic writer/critic (Lucinde) on March - 10.
1776 On this day in history luise, queen of Prussia/wife of Frederik Willem III
1780 Juan Jose Landaeta, composer on March - 10.
1787 William Etty, English painter (nudes) on this day in history.
1788 Joseph Freiherr von Eichendorff, German poet (Das Marmorbild) on March - 10.
1789 On March - 10 franklin College founded
1791 On this day in history john Stone, Concord MA, patents a pile driver
1791 On March - 10 pope condemns France's Civil Constitution's treatment of the clergy
1791 On March - 10 john Stone, Concord, Mass, patents a pile driver
1792 John Stone patented the pile driver on this day on this day in history.
1792 John Stuart, 3rd earl of Bute/English premier (1760-63), dies at 78 on this day in history.
1793 Lt. Gov. John Graves Simcoe and his wife Elizabeth dine on boiled black squirrel, porcupine, roasted passenger pigeon, raccoon, fish, beef and veal on March - 10.
1801 On this day in history first census in Great Britain
1809 William David Porter, Commander (Union Navy), died in 1864 on March - 10.
1810 John McCloskey, US, pres of St John's College (Fordham U) on March - 10.
1812 On this day in history victor Tesch, Belgian lawyer/min of Justice
1813 Six companies of the 104th Regiment of Foot, plus 4th New Brunswick Regiment, start 52-day march overland to the St. Lawrence in winter; travel on snowshoes, pulling supplies on toboggans, lose only one man, arriving in Kingston April 12 on this day in history.
1818 On this day in history george Wythe Randolph, Secy War (Confederacy), died in 1867
1819 Friedrich Heinrich Jacobi, writer, dies on March - 10.
1822 On this day in history willem Roelofs, Dutch painter/lithographer
1824 Thomas James Churchill, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1905 on this day in history.
1826 On this day in history johan VI M L J, King of Portugal (1816-26), dies at 56
1830 The KNIL also known as the Royal Netherlands East Indies Army is created on this day in history.
1831 On March - 10 the French Foreign Legion is established by King Louis-Philippe to support his war in Algeria.
1832 On March - 10 william Henry Penrose, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1903
1832 On this day in history muzio Clementi, Italian composer, dies at 79
1839 Dudley Buck, Hartford, Ct, organist/church composer on this day in history.
1842 Ina Donna Coolbrith, US, poet laureate of Calif on March - 10.
1844 Pablo Martin M de Sarasate y Navascuez, composer (Spanish Dancing) on March - 10.
1845 On this day in history alexander III A Romanov, Russian tsar (1881-94)
1846 Edward Baker Lincoln, son of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln on March - 10.
1847 On this day in history the first money minted in Hawaii
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