Historical Events Happened In March - 02
Thursday, 03 September 2015
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 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 this day in history.
1793 On March - 02 carl Gustaf Pilo, Swedish-born artist
1797 On this day in history horace [Horatio] Walpole, British horror writer, dies at 79
1799 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1807 Congress bans slave trade effective January 1, 1808 on this day in history.
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 On March - 02 george Alexander Macfarren, composer
1815 On March - 02 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 this day in history.
1820 On this day in history multatuli, writer
1822 On March - 02 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 March - 02.
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 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 March - 02 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 March - 02 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.