Historical Events Happened In March - 02
Monday, 26 September 2016
1789 Pennsylvania ends prohibition of theatrical performances on March - 02.
1791 On March - 02 long-distance communication speeds up with the unveiling of a semaphore machine in Paris.
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 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 this day in history.
1807 On this day in history congress bans slave trade effective January 1, 1808
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 On this day in history leo XIII, [Vincenzo G Pecci], 256th pope (1878-1903)
1813 On March - 02 george Alexander Macfarren, composer
1815 On this day in history signing of Kandyan treaty by British invaders and Sri Lankan King.
1815 On this day in history 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 March - 02.
1819 US passed its first immigration law on March - 02.
1820 On March - 02 multatuli, writer
1822 On this day in history christian Friedrich Hermann Uber, composer, dies at 40
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 On March - 02 jefferson Columbus Davis, Bvt Mjr General (Union Army), died in 1879
1829 New England Asylum for the Blind, 1st in US, incorporated, Boston on March - 02.
1829 Carl Schurz, Major General (Union volunteers)journalist on March - 02.
1831 On March - 02 john Frazee becomes the first US sculptor to receive a federal commission
1831 On this day in history john Frazee becomes 1st US sculptor to receive a federal commission
1836 On this day in history republic of Texas declares independence from Mexico
1836 On this day in history texas declares its independence from Mexico.
1838 David Duffle Wood, composer on March - 02.
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 this day in history.