Historical Events In March - 15
Sunday, 13 June 2021
1729 Sister St Stanislas Hachard, 1st US nun, takes her vows, N Orleans on March - 15.
1731 Adolf H van Rechteren, Dutch diplomat/politician, dies at 75 on March - 15.
1733 Johann Zoffany, German painter, baptized on March - 15.
1744 French King Louis XV declares war on England on March - 15.
1750 Caroline Herschel, astronomer/discoverer on this day in history.
1754 Silvestro Palma, composer on March - 15.
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 March - 15.
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 March - 15.
1778 On March - 15 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 March - 15.
1781 On this day in history battle of Guilford Court House, SC (British suffer heavy losses)
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 Nicola Vaccai, composer on March - 15.
1801 Coenraad J van Houten, Dutch cocoa manufacturer on this day in history.
1808 On this day in history gaetano Gaspari, composer
1809 On March - 15 joseph Jenkins Roberts, 1st pres of Liberia
1810 Aernout Drost, Dutch literary (Hermingard van de Eikenterpen) on March - 15.
1811 Robert Allen, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1886 on March - 15.
1812 First Russian settlement in California, Russian River on this day in history.
1812 On this day in history 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 Branko Radicevic, Serbian poet (1st Serbian Uprising) on March - 15.
1827 On March - 15 freedom's Journal, first Black newspaper, publishes
1827 University of Toronto is chartered on this day in history.
1827 Freedom's Journal, 1st Black newspaper, publishes on March - 15.
1830 On this day in history paul von Heyse, Germany, writer (Nobel 1910)
1831 Edward Aylesworth Perry, Brig General (Confederate Army) on this day in history.
1835 Eduard Strauss, Austria, composer (318 Dance) on this day in history.
1836 Henrique Alves de Mesquita, composer on this day in history.
1838 Alice Cunningham Fletcher, ethnologist (Stranger in Her Native Land) on March - 15.