Historical Events In March - 15
Sunday, 19 March 2023
1729 On March - 15 sister St Stanislas Hachard, 1st US nun, takes her vows, N Orleans
1731 Adolf H van Rechteren, Dutch diplomat/politician, dies at 75 on this day in history.
1733 Johann Zoffany, German painter, baptized on March - 15.
1744 French King Louis XV declares war on England on March - 15.
1750 On March - 15 caroline Herschel, astronomer/discoverer
1754 On this day in history 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 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 on this day in history.
1778 On March - 15 nootka Sound, Vancouver Island discovered by Captain Cook
1778 On March - 15 nootka Sound, Vancouver Is discovered by Capt Cook
1779 On this day in history william Lamb, (Whig) Viscount Melbourne, British PM (1834, 1835-41)
1781 On March - 15 battle of Guilford Court House, South Carolina (British suffer heavy losses)
1781 On March - 15 battle of Guilford Court House, SC (British suffer heavy losses)
1783 On this day in history 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.
1790 Nicola Vaccai, composer on this day in history.
1801 On March - 15 coenraad J van Houten, Dutch cocoa manufacturer
1808 Gaetano Gaspari, composer on this day in history.
1809 On March - 15 joseph Jenkins Roberts, 1st pres of Liberia
1810 Aernout Drost, Dutch literary (Hermingard van de Eikenterpen) on this day in history.
1811 On March - 15 robert Allen, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1886
1812 On March - 15 first Russian settlement in California, Russian River
1812 1st Russian settlement in California, Russian River on March - 15.
1820 On this day in history maine admitted as 23rd state
1820 Clemens Maria Hofbauer, patron saint of Vienna (b. 1751 on March - 15.
1824 Branko Radicevic, Serbian poet (1st Serbian Uprising) on this day in history.
1827 On this day in history freedom's Journal, first Black newspaper, publishes
1827 University of Toronto is chartered on March - 15.
1827 On March - 15 freedom's Journal, 1st Black newspaper, publishes
1830 On March - 15 paul von Heyse, Germany, writer (Nobel 1910)
1831 Edward Aylesworth Perry, Brig General (Confederate Army) on this day in history.
1835 On March - 15 eduard Strauss, Austria, composer (318 Dance)
1836 Henrique Alves de Mesquita, composer on March - 15.
1838 On March - 15 alice Cunningham Fletcher, ethnologist (Stranger in Her Native Land)
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