Today in Celtic History
March 3, 1847

Alexander Graham Bell.

March 3, 1847

Alexander Graham Bell - Scottish Inventor of telephone - born

Alexander Graham Bell was born in Edinburgh, Scotland.

What else happened today on March 3

March 3, 1592
A charter incorporates the College of the Holy and Undivided Trinity, near Dublin, later to become known as Trinity College
March 3, 1746
Bonnie Prince Charlie occupies Castle of Inverness
March 3, 1766
Four pirates are found guilty in Dublin of murdering on the high seas Captain Cochrane, Captain Glass and others, and of plundering and scuttling the Lord Sandwich; they are executed in St Stephen's Green on this date and later hanged in chains near the L
March 3, 1792
Robert Adam, Scottish architect, died.
March 3, 1831
In the 'tithe war', 120 police move in to Graiguenamanagh to seize cattle in payment of the tithe