Historical Events In March - 02
Saturday, 23 June 2018
1789 Pennsylvania ends prohibition of theatrical performances on March - 02.
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 Sam[uel] Houston, 1st president of Texas (1836-38, 1841-44) on March - 02.
1793 Carl Gustaf Pilo, Swedish-born artist on March - 02.
1797 On March - 02 horace [Horatio] Walpole, British horror writer, dies at 79
1799 Congress standardizes US weights &measures on this day in history.
1799 Congress standardizes US weights & measures on March - 02.
1800 Christian Friedrich Schale, composer, dies at 86 on March - 02.
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 this day in history.
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 March - 02 antonio Buzzolla, composer
1817 1st Evangelical church building dedicated, New Berlin, Penn on March - 02.
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 March - 02 uS passed its first immigration law
1820 On March - 02 multatuli, writer
1822 On March - 02 christian Friedrich Hermann Uber, composer, dies at 40
1824 Interstate commerce comes under federal control on March - 02.
1824 On this day in history bedrich Friedrich Smetana, Bohemian composer (Bartered Bride, Moldau)
1825 On March - 02 1st grand opera in US sung in English, NYC
1828 On March - 02 jefferson Columbus Davis, Bvt Mjr General (Union Army), died in 1879
1829 On this day in history new England Asylum for the Blind, 1st in US, incorporated, Boston
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 this day in history.
1836 Republic of Texas declares independence from Mexico on March - 02.
1836 On this day in history texas declares its independence from Mexico.
1838 David Duffle Wood, composer on March - 02.
1840 Heinrich Olbers, German astronomer (comets & asteroids), dies at 81 on March - 02.
1842 On this day in history the Grand National steeplechase at Aintree near Liverpool England is won by Gaylad, ridden by Tom Olliver.