Historical Events Happened In March - 02
Thursday, 05 March 2015
1789 On March - 02 pennsylvania ends prohibition of theatrical performances
1791 On this day in history long-distance communication speeds up with the unveiling of a semaphore machine in Paris.
1793 On this day in history 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 Carl Gustaf Pilo, Swedish-born artist on March - 02.
1797 On March - 02 horace [Horatio] Walpole, British horror writer, dies at 79
1799 On this day in history congress standardizes US weights &measures
1799 On March - 02 congress standardizes US weights & measures
1800 Christian Friedrich Schale, composer, dies at 86 on March - 02.
1807 On March - 02 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 On March - 02 leo XIII, [Vincenzo G Pecci], 256th pope (1878-1903)
1813 On March - 02 george Alexander Macfarren, composer
1815 Signing of Kandyan treaty by British invaders and Sri Lankan King on this day in history.
1815 On March - 02 antonio Buzzolla, composer
1817 On this day in history 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 Territory of Arkansas organized on March - 02.
1819 US passed its first immigration law on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1824 On March - 02 bedrich Friedrich Smetana, Bohemian composer (Bartered Bride, Moldau)
1825 1st grand opera in US sung in English, NYC on this day in history.
1828 On this day in history 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 March - 02 carl Schurz, Major General (Union volunteers)journalist
1831 John Frazee becomes the first US sculptor to receive a federal commission on March - 02.
1831 John Frazee becomes 1st US sculptor to receive a federal commission on March - 02.
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 Heinrich Olbers, German astronomer (comets & asteroids), dies at 81 on March - 02.
1842 The Grand National steeplechase at Aintree near Liverpool England is won by Gaylad, ridden by Tom Olliver on March - 02.