Historical Events Happened In March - 02
Thursday, 30 June 2016
1789 Pennsylvania ends prohibition of theatrical performances on this day in history.
1791 Long-distance communication speeds up with the unveiling of a semaphore machine in Paris on March - 02.
1793 The birth of Sam Houston, Texan leader on March - 02.
1793 On March - 02 sam[uel] Houston, 1st president of Texas (1836-38, 1841-44)
1793 Carl Gustaf Pilo, Swedish-born artist on March - 02.
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 On March - 02 congress standardizes US weights & measures
1800 Christian Friedrich Schale, composer, dies at 86 on March - 02.
1807 Congress bans slave trade effective January 1, 1808 on March - 02.
1808 The inaugural meeting of the Wernerian Natural History Society, a former Scottish learned society, was held in Edinburgh on March - 02.
1810 Leo XIII, [Vincenzo G Pecci], 256th pope (1878-1903) on this day in history.
1813 George Alexander Macfarren, composer on this day in history.
1815 On March - 02 signing of Kandyan treaty by British invaders and Sri Lankan King.
1815 Antonio Buzzolla, composer on this day in history.
1817 1st Evangelical church building dedicated, New Berlin, Penn on March - 02.
1817 Janos Arany, Hungary, epic poet (Toldi, Death of King Buda) on this day in history.
1819 On March - 02 territory of Arkansas organized
1819 On this day in history uS passed its first immigration law
1820 Multatuli, writer on this day in history.
1822 On March - 02 christian Friedrich Hermann Uber, composer, dies at 40
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 1st grand opera in US sung in English, NYC on March - 02.
1828 On March - 02 jefferson Columbus Davis, Bvt Mjr General (Union Army), died in 1879
1829 On March - 02 new England Asylum for the Blind, 1st in US, incorporated, Boston
1829 Carl Schurz, Major General (Union volunteers)journalist on this day in history.
1831 On this day in history john Frazee becomes the first US sculptor to receive a federal commission
1831 On March - 02 john Frazee becomes 1st US sculptor to receive a federal commission
1836 On this day in history republic of Texas declares independence from Mexico
1836 On this day in history texas declares its independence from Mexico.
1838 On March - 02 david Duffle Wood, composer
1840 Heinrich Olbers, German astronomer (comets & asteroids), dies at 81 on this day in history.
1842 On this day in history the Grand National steeplechase at Aintree near Liverpool England is won by Gaylad, ridden by Tom Olliver.