Historical Events In March - 15
Friday, 03 July 2020
1729 On this day in history sister St Stanislas Hachard, 1st US nun, takes her vows, N Orleans
1731 On March - 15 adolf H van Rechteren, Dutch diplomat/politician, dies at 75
1733 On this day in history johann Zoffany, German painter, baptized
1744 On March - 15 french King Louis XV declares war on England
1750 Caroline Herschel, astronomer/discoverer on March - 15.
1754 On March - 15 silvestro Palma, composer
1767 On March - 15 the birth of Andrew Jackson, Twice President of the United States
1767 Andrew Jackson, Carolinas, General/(D) 7th pres (1829-37) on this day in history.
1778 On March - 15 nootka Sound, BC Captain James Cook reaches the west coast of Vancouver Island with his ships Resolution and Discovery, on the way to search for a North West Passage from the Pacific; names the site Friendly Cove after a warm reception from local Nootka people
1778 On this day in history nootka Sound, Vancouver Island discovered by Captain Cook
1778 Nootka Sound, Vancouver Is discovered by Capt Cook on March - 15.
1779 On March - 15 william Lamb, (Whig) Viscount Melbourne, British PM (1834, 1835-41)
1781 Battle of Guilford Court House, South Carolina (British suffer heavy losses) on this day in history.
1781 Battle of Guilford Court House, SC (British suffer heavy losses) on March - 15.
1783 In an emotional speech in Newburgh, New York, George Washington asks his officers not to support the Newburgh Conspiracy. The plea is successful and the threatened coup d'etat never takes place on March - 15.
1790 On this day in history nicola Vaccai, composer
1801 Coenraad J van Houten, Dutch cocoa manufacturer on this day in history.
1808 On March - 15 gaetano Gaspari, composer
1809 Joseph Jenkins Roberts, 1st pres of Liberia on this day in history.
1810 On this day in history aernout Drost, Dutch literary (Hermingard van de Eikenterpen)
1811 Robert Allen, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1886 on March - 15.
1812 First Russian settlement in California, Russian River on March - 15.
1812 On March - 15 1st Russian settlement in California, Russian River
1820 Maine admitted as 23rd state on this day in history.
1820 On March - 15 clemens Maria Hofbauer, patron saint of Vienna (b. 1751
1824 On March - 15 branko Radicevic, Serbian poet (1st Serbian Uprising)
1827 Freedom's Journal, first Black newspaper, publishes on this day in history.
1827 University of Toronto is chartered on this day in history.
1827 Freedom's Journal, 1st Black newspaper, publishes on March - 15.
1830 Paul von Heyse, Germany, writer (Nobel 1910) on this day in history.
1831 Edward Aylesworth Perry, Brig General (Confederate Army) on March - 15.
1835 On March - 15 eduard Strauss, Austria, composer (318 Dance)
1836 On this day in history henrique Alves de Mesquita, composer
1838 On March - 15 alice Cunningham Fletcher, ethnologist (Stranger in Her Native Land)