Historical Events Happened In March - 02
Saturday, 13 February 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 Carl Gustaf Pilo, Swedish-born artist on this day in history.
1797 Horace [Horatio] Walpole, British horror writer, dies at 79 on March - 02.
1799 On this day in history congress standardizes US weights &measures
1799 Congress standardizes US weights & measures on March - 02.
1800 Christian Friedrich Schale, composer, dies at 86 on this day in history.
1807 On March - 02 congress bans slave trade effective January 1, 1808
1808 On March - 02 the inaugural meeting of the Wernerian Natural History Society, a former Scottish learned society, was held in Edinburgh.
1810 Leo XIII, [Vincenzo G Pecci], 256th pope (1878-1903) on this day in history.
1813 George Alexander Macfarren, composer on March - 02.
1815 On this day in history signing of Kandyan treaty by British invaders and Sri Lankan King.
1815 Antonio Buzzolla, composer on March - 02.
1817 On March - 02 1st Evangelical church building dedicated, New Berlin, Penn
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 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 On this day in history 1st grand opera in US sung in English, NYC
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 Carl Schurz, Major General (Union volunteers)journalist on this day in history.
1831 John Frazee becomes the first US sculptor to receive a federal commission on March - 02.
1831 On March - 02 john Frazee becomes 1st US sculptor to receive a federal commission
1836 On March - 02 republic of Texas declares independence from Mexico
1836 On March - 02 texas declares its independence from Mexico.
1838 On March - 02 david Duffle Wood, composer
1840 On March - 02 heinrich Olbers, German astronomer (comets & asteroids), dies at 81
1842 On March - 02 the Grand National steeplechase at Aintree near Liverpool England is won by Gaylad, ridden by Tom Olliver.