Historical Events Happened In March - 02
Sunday, 23 October 2016
1789 On March - 02 pennsylvania ends prohibition of theatrical performances
1791 Long-distance communication speeds up with the unveiling of a semaphore machine in Paris on this day in history.
1793 The birth of Sam Houston, Texan leader on March - 02.
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 this day in history.
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 March - 02.
1800 Christian Friedrich Schale, composer, dies at 86 on March - 02.
1807 Congress bans slave trade effective January 1, 1808 on this day in history.
1808 On this day in history 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 On March - 02 george Alexander Macfarren, composer
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 this day in history.
1817 On March - 02 janos Arany, Hungary, epic poet (Toldi, Death of King Buda)
1819 Territory of Arkansas organized on this day in history.
1819 US passed its first immigration law on March - 02.
1820 On this day in history multatuli, writer
1822 Christian Friedrich Hermann Uber, composer, dies at 40 on this day in history.
1824 On March - 02 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 March - 02.
1829 On March - 02 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 this day in history.
1831 On March - 02 john Frazee becomes 1st US sculptor to receive a federal commission
1836 Republic of Texas declares independence from Mexico on March - 02.
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 this day in history the Grand National steeplechase at Aintree near Liverpool England is won by Gaylad, ridden by Tom Olliver.