Historical Events For March - 02
Thursday, 27 April 2017
1789 On this day in history pennsylvania ends prohibition of theatrical performances
1791 Long-distance communication speeds up with the unveiling of a semaphore machine in Paris on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1797 On March - 02 horace [Horatio] Walpole, British horror writer, dies at 79
1799 Congress standardizes US weights &measures on March - 02.
1799 Congress standardizes US weights & measures on this day in history.
1800 On this day in history christian Friedrich Schale, composer, dies at 86
1807 On March - 02 congress bans slave trade effective January 1, 1808
1808 The inaugural meeting of the Wernerian Natural History Society, a former Scottish learned society, was held in Edinburgh on March - 02.
1810 On March - 02 leo XIII, [Vincenzo G Pecci], 256th pope (1878-1903)
1813 On March - 02 george Alexander Macfarren, composer
1815 Signing of Kandyan treaty by British invaders and Sri Lankan King on this day in history.
1815 Antonio Buzzolla, composer on March - 02.
1817 On this day in history 1st Evangelical church building dedicated, New Berlin, Penn
1817 On March - 02 janos Arany, Hungary, epic poet (Toldi, Death of King Buda)
1819 On this day in history territory of Arkansas organized
1819 On this day in history uS passed its first immigration law
1820 On this day in history multatuli, writer
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 Bedrich Friedrich Smetana, Bohemian composer (Bartered Bride, Moldau) on March - 02.
1825 1st grand opera in US sung in English, NYC on March - 02.
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 this day in history john Frazee becomes 1st US sculptor to receive a federal commission
1836 Republic of Texas declares independence from Mexico on this day in history.
1836 On March - 02 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 March - 02.
1842 The Grand National steeplechase at Aintree near Liverpool England is won by Gaylad, ridden by Tom Olliver on March - 02.