Historical Events Happened In March - 02
Tuesday, 26 July 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 this day in history.
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 On March - 02 carl Gustaf Pilo, Swedish-born artist
1797 On March - 02 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 this day in history.
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 On March - 02 leo XIII, [Vincenzo G Pecci], 256th pope (1878-1903)
1813 George Alexander Macfarren, composer on March - 02.
1815 Signing of Kandyan treaty by British invaders and Sri Lankan King on March - 02.
1815 On this day in history antonio Buzzolla, composer
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 this day in history.
1820 On March - 02 multatuli, writer
1822 On this day in history christian Friedrich Hermann Uber, composer, dies at 40
1824 On this day in history interstate commerce comes under federal control
1824 Bedrich Friedrich Smetana, Bohemian composer (Bartered Bride, Moldau) on this day in history.
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 New England Asylum for the Blind, 1st in US, incorporated, Boston on March - 02.
1829 On this day in history carl Schurz, Major General (Union volunteers)journalist
1831 On March - 02 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 March - 02.
1836 Republic of Texas declares independence from Mexico on this day in history.
1836 On March - 02 texas declares its independence from Mexico.
1838 David Duffle Wood, composer on this day in history.
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 March - 02.