Emperor Marcus Aurelius died on 17 March 180 CE. He was a practitioner of Stoicism. His writing commonly known as Meditations is among the most widely read text on Stoicism. Ours is a time of forgetfulness of Stoic principles.
On March 13, 1962 – Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Lyman Lemnitzer, proposed performing false-flag terrorist attacks upon Guantanamo Bay Naval Base to Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara, as a result of which Lemnitzer was removed from his position.
On March 6, 1692 Sarah Good was accused of witchcraft. She stood trial on March 25 and was hanged on July 29. By the end of that year nineteen people were hanged for witchcraft and one was executed by crushing.