March 23, 1775: Patrick Henry delivers his famous “Give me Liberty, or give me Death!” speech at St. John’s Church in Richmond, Virginia.
March 24, 1707: The Acts of Union 1707 is signed, officially uniting the Kingdoms of England and Scotland to create the Kingdom of Great Britain.
March 25, 1811: Percy Bysshe Shelley is expelled from the University of Oxford for publishing the pamphlet The Necessity of Atheism.
March 26, 1812: An earthquake destroys Caracas, Venezuela.
March 27, 1854: The United Kingdom declares war on Russia, entering the Crimean War.
March 28, 1809: Heinrich Wilhelm Mattaus Olbers discovers 2 Pallas, the second asteroid known to man.
March 29, 1849: The United Kingdom annexes the Punjab.