On September 18-20, 2019, the Jubilee 20th General Congress of Polish Historians will be held in Lublin which is to be a great celebration of history. As the members of the Organizing Committee assure, the Congress in Lublin will be not only a meeting “with historical science, but also with various forms of the presence of history in the public sphere: from historical movie and book to historical computer games and historical reconstructions”. The President of the Republic of Poland Andrzej Duda is the honorary patron of the event.
- March 27, 2006 - Stanisław Lem, one of the most famous Polish writers, died in Cracow. His books have been translated into 41 languages and have sold over 45 million copies.
- March 26, 1941 - Wojciech Młynarski was born in Warsaw. He was a Polish poet, singer, songwriter and a well-known figure on the Polish musical scene, most famous for his ballads.
- March 25, 1977 - The Movement for Defence of Human and Citizen’s Rights (Ruch Obrony Praw Człowieka i Obywatela), the organization of democratic opposition in Poland, was formed in Warsaw. Its existence was announced on the following day.
- March 24, 1794 - Tadeusz Kościuszko announced the all-Polish uprising against Russia in the Main Square in Cracow.
- March 23, 1933 - Andrzej Trzaskowski, one of the pioneers of jazz music in Poland was born.
- March 22, 1925 - Wielka Krokiew (The Great Krokiew), the biggest ski jumping hill built on the slope of Krokiew mountain in Zakopane, was oficially opened.
- March 21, 1809 - Józef Poniatowski officially became the Commander in Chief of Army of the Duchy of Warsaw.
- March 20, 1875 - January Suchodolski, a famous Polish painter and a member of the Imperial Academy of Arts died in Bojmie.
- March 17, 1921 - the March Constitution of the Republic of Poland was adopted.
- March 13, 1965 - Martha Argerich won the seventh International Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw at age 24, rising to international prominence.
- March 12, 1910 - Zygmunt Szendzielarz was born. He was the commander of the Polish 5th Wilno Brigade of the Home Army (Armia Krajowa), and was executed in the notorious Mokotów Prison as one of anti-communist so-called Cursed soldiers following the Soviet takeover of Poland at the end of World War II.
- March 11, 1928 - the Warsaw Zoological Garden, known simply as the Warsaw Zoo (Polish: Warszawskie Zoo), was opened.
- March 10, 1863 - Marian Langiewicz was proclaimed Dictator of the January Uprising.
- March 9, 1962 - "Knife in the Water" (Polish: Nóż w wodzie) premiered in Warsaw. It is a Polish drama film co-written and directed by Roman Polanski, which was nominated for Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.
- March 8, 1822 - Ignacy Łukasiewicz was born. He was a Polish pharmacist, engineer, businessman and inventor. Among other things he built the world's first modern oil refinery (1856), the modern kerosene lamp (1853) and the world's first modern oil well (1854).
- March 6, 1745 - Casimir Pulaski was born. He was one of the leading military commanders for the Bar Confederation and fought against Russian domination of the Commonwealth. Following a recommendation by Benjamin Franklin, Pulaski travelled to North America to help in the cause of the American Revolutionary War. He distinguished himself throughout the revolution, most notably when he saved the life of George Washington.
- March 5, 1940 - the Katyn massacre was initiated in NKVD chief Lavrentiy Beria's proposal to execute all captive members of the Polish officer corps. The proposal was approved by the Soviet Politburo led by Joseph Stalin.
- March 4, 1819 - Narcyza Żmichowska was born. She was a Polish novelist and poet, considered a precursor of feminism in Poland.
- March 3, 1934 - Jacek Kuroń was born. He was one of the leaders of opposition in the People's Republic of Poland and co-founder of the Workers' Defence Committee or KOR, a major dissident organization that was superseded by Solidarity in August 1980.
- March 2, 1901 - Stefan Korboński was born. He was a Polish agrarian politician, lawyer, journalist and a notable member of the wartime authorities of the Polish Secret State. Among others, he was the last person to hold the post of Government Delegate for Poland.
- March 1, 1951 - after a show trial in the Mokotów prison in Warsaw, seven members of the WiN independence movement [IV Zarządu Głównego Zrzeszenia "Wolność i Niezawisłość"] were shot. The anniversary of this crime has been commemorated since 2011 as the National Memorial Day of the "Cursed Soldiers."
- February 27, 1913 - Kazimierz Aleksander Sabbat was born. He served as the President of Poland in Exile from 8 April 1986 until his death, 19 July 1989, after serving (from 1976) as Prime Minister of the Polish Government in Exile
- February 25, 1977 - Man of Marble, a Polish film directed by Andrzej Wajda was premiered.
- February 23, 1884 - Kazimierz Funk, a Polish biochemist, credited with being among the first to formulate the concept of vitamins, was born.
- February 21, 1573 - Henry de Valois' was crowned King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania in Kraków.
- February 19, 1812 – Zygmunt Krasiński was born. He is traditionally ranked with Adam Mickiewicz and Juliusz Słowacki as one of Poland's Three National Bards — the trio of great Romantic poets who influenced national consciousness during the period of Poland's political bondage.
- February 17, 1834 - the play Zemsta (Revenge) by Aleksander Fredro, belonging to the canon of Polish literature, premiered in Lwów.
- February 15, 1386 - Lithuanian Gran Duke Jogaila converted to Catholicism and was baptized as Władysław in Kraków.
- February 13, 1834 - Adam Mickiewicz completed his work on "Master Thaddeus, or the Last Foray in Lithuania: A Nobility's Tale of the Years 1811–1812, in Twelve Books of Verse". It is deemed the last great epic poem in European literature.
- February 11, 1938 - Kazimierz Twardowski, Polish philosopher considered to be the "father of Polish logic", died in Lwów.
- February 10, 1920 - Poland's Wedding to the Sea was performed by General Józef Haller in Puck.
- February 8, 1296 - King of Poland Przemysł II was murdered during a failed kidnapping attempt made by men of the Margraves of Brandenburg.
- February 6, 1989 - the Round Table discussions began in Warsaw, between the democratic opposition and the communist authorities.
- February 5, 1909 - Grażyna Bacewicz was born. She was one of the first Polish female composers and violinists, who achieved international recognition.
- February 4, 1505 - Mikołaj Rej, the Renaissance writer, poet, and translator, was born in Żurawno in Red Ruthenia (eastern Galicia).
- February 3, 1735 -Ignacy Krasicki was born. He was Prince-Bishop of Warmia, later Archbishop of Gniezno and most of all, Poland's leading Enlightenment poet, sometimes reffered to as "Poland's La Fontaine".
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To the Polish people. Manifesto of the Movement for Defence of Human and Citizen’s Rights
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The 100th anniversary of Józef Piłsudski’s becoming First Marshal of the independent Poland
an interview with Professor Włodzimierz Suleja
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