Born on March 31
1596 René Descartes, French philosopher and scientist.
He was a French philosopher, mathematician and writer who spent most of his life in the Dutch Republic. 223 more words
1780 – The Seige of Charlestown.
First action that morning was led by Col. John Laurens’ unit against the advancing British light infantry. After several hours of scattered battle, Lauren’s men retreated back behind the city’s fortifications at dark. 298 more words