Historical Events For March - 02
Thursday, 14 December 2017
1789 On March - 02 pennsylvania ends prohibition of theatrical performances
1791 Long-distance communication speeds up with the unveiling of a semaphore machine in Paris on March - 02.
1793 On March - 02 the birth of Sam Houston, Texan leader
1793 On March - 02 sam[uel] Houston, 1st president of Texas (1836-38, 1841-44)
1793 Carl Gustaf Pilo, Swedish-born artist on this day in history.
1797 On this day in history horace [Horatio] Walpole, British horror writer, dies at 79
1799 On March - 02 congress standardizes US weights &measures
1799 Congress standardizes US weights & measures on March - 02.
1800 On March - 02 christian Friedrich Schale, composer, dies at 86
1807 Congress bans slave trade effective January 1, 1808 on this day in history.
1808 On this day in history the inaugural meeting of the Wernerian Natural History Society, a former Scottish learned society, was held in Edinburgh.
1810 Leo XIII, [Vincenzo G Pecci], 256th pope (1878-1903) on this day in history.
1813 On this day in history george Alexander Macfarren, composer
1815 On March - 02 signing of Kandyan treaty by British invaders and Sri Lankan King.
1815 Antonio Buzzolla, composer on March - 02.
1817 1st Evangelical church building dedicated, New Berlin, Penn on this day in history.
1817 Janos Arany, Hungary, epic poet (Toldi, Death of King Buda) on this day in history.
1819 Territory of Arkansas organized on this day in history.
1819 US passed its first immigration law on March - 02.
1820 Multatuli, writer on March - 02.
1822 Christian Friedrich Hermann Uber, composer, dies at 40 on this day in history.
1824 On March - 02 interstate commerce comes under federal control
1824 On this day in history bedrich Friedrich Smetana, Bohemian composer (Bartered Bride, Moldau)
1825 On this day in history 1st grand opera in US sung in English, NYC
1828 Jefferson Columbus Davis, Bvt Mjr General (Union Army), died in 1879 on this day in history.
1829 On March - 02 new England Asylum for the Blind, 1st in US, incorporated, Boston
1829 On March - 02 carl Schurz, Major General (Union volunteers)journalist
1831 John Frazee becomes the first US sculptor to receive a federal commission on March - 02.
1831 On March - 02 john Frazee becomes 1st US sculptor to receive a federal commission
1836 On March - 02 republic of Texas declares independence from Mexico
1836 Texas declares its independence from Mexico on this day in history.
1838 On this day in history david Duffle Wood, composer
1840 Heinrich Olbers, German astronomer (comets & asteroids), dies at 81 on this day in history.
1842 The Grand National steeplechase at Aintree near Liverpool England is won by Gaylad, ridden by Tom Olliver on this day in history.