What Happened In March 1811 In History

Historical Events for March, 1811

  • 1st » Leaders of the Mameluke dynasty are killed by Egyptian ruler Muhammad Ali of Egypt or Muhammad Ali.
  • 2nd » Argentine War of Independence: A Spanish Empire royalist fleet defeats a small flotilla of May Revolution revolutionary ships in the Battle of San Nicolás on the Río de la Plata River Plate.
  • 5th » Peninsular War: A French force under the command of Claude Victor-Perrin, Duc de Belluno named Marshal Victor is routed while trying to prevent an Anglo-Spanish-Portuguese army from lifting the Siege of Cádiz in the Battle of Barrosa.
  • 9th » Paraguayan forces defeat Manuel Belgrano at the Battle of Tacuarí.
  • 12th » Peninsular War: A day after a successful rear guard action, Marshal of France or French Marshal Michel Ney once again successfully delayed the pursuing Anglo-Portuguese force at the Battle of Redinha.
  • 25th » Percy Bysshe Shelley is expelled from the University of Oxford for publishing the pamphlet 'The Necessity of Atheism'.

Famous Birthdays on March in 1811

  • 7th » Increase A. Lapham, American scientist and author (d. 1875)
  • 11th » Urbain Le Verrier, French mathematician and astronomer (d. 1877)
  • 20th » Napoleon II, French emperor (d. 1832)
  • 20th » George Caleb Bingham, American painter (d. 1879)
  • 21st » Nathaniel Woodard, English priest and educator (d. 1891)
  • 27th » Charles Elliott (politician) named Charles Elliott, New Zealand politician (d. 1876)
  • 28th » John Neumann, Czech-American bishop and saint (d. 1860)
  • 30th » Robert Bunsen, German chemist (d. 1899)

Famous Deaths for March 1811

  • 4th » Mariano Moreno, Argentinian journalist, lawyer, and politician (b. 1778)
  • 14th » Augustus FitzRoy, 3rd Duke of Grafton, English politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1735)

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