Historical Events For March - 02
Friday, 20 October 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 this day in history.
1793 The birth of Sam Houston, Texan leader on March - 02.
1793 On this day in history sam[uel] Houston, 1st president of Texas (1836-38, 1841-44)
1793 On March - 02 carl Gustaf Pilo, Swedish-born artist
1797 On March - 02 horace [Horatio] Walpole, British horror writer, dies at 79
1799 Congress standardizes US weights &measures on March - 02.
1799 On this day in history congress standardizes US weights & measures
1800 On March - 02 christian Friedrich Schale, composer, dies at 86
1807 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1810 Leo XIII, [Vincenzo G Pecci], 256th pope (1878-1903) on March - 02.
1813 George Alexander Macfarren, composer on March - 02.
1815 Signing of Kandyan treaty by British invaders and Sri Lankan King on this day in history.
1815 Antonio Buzzolla, composer on this day in history.
1817 On March - 02 1st Evangelical church building dedicated, New Berlin, Penn
1817 On March - 02 janos Arany, Hungary, epic poet (Toldi, Death of King Buda)
1819 On March - 02 territory of Arkansas organized
1819 US passed its first immigration law on March - 02.
1820 Multatuli, writer on March - 02.
1822 On March - 02 christian Friedrich Hermann Uber, composer, dies at 40
1824 Interstate commerce comes under federal control on March - 02.
1824 On March - 02 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 New England Asylum for the Blind, 1st in US, incorporated, Boston on this day in history.
1829 On March - 02 carl Schurz, Major General (Union volunteers)journalist
1831 On this day in history john Frazee becomes the first US sculptor to receive a federal commission
1831 John Frazee becomes 1st US sculptor to receive a federal commission on this day in history.
1836 On this day in history republic of Texas declares independence from Mexico
1836 Texas declares its independence from Mexico on this day in history.
1838 On March - 02 david Duffle Wood, composer
1840 On this day in history heinrich Olbers, German astronomer (comets & asteroids), dies at 81
1842 The Grand National steeplechase at Aintree near Liverpool England is won by Gaylad, ridden by Tom Olliver on this day in history.