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 This day in History - March 1
504 Historic Events for March 1
1832

Friedrich Grutzmacher, composer

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1835

Matthias J Scheeben, German theologist (Natur und Gnade)

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1837

Ion Creanga, Romanian fairy tale author (Amintiti the Copilarie)

Birth
1837

William Dean Howells, US, novelist/critic/editor (Atlantic)

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1838

Gabriele dell' Addolorata, [Francesco Possenti], Italian priest

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1841

Blanche Kelso Bruce, Virginia, (Sen-Miss, 1875-1881)

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1841

Romualdo Marenco, composer

Birth
1845

President Tyler signs a resolution annexing the Republic of Texas

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1847

Michigan becomes 1st English-speaking jurisdiction to abolish the death penalty (except for treason against the state)

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1848

Augustus Saint-Gaudens, US, sculptor/designer (1907 $20 gold piece)

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1852

Theophile Delcass‚, French statesman

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1854

SS City of Glasgow leaves Liverpool harbor and is never seen again

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1856

Florimond Fonteyne, Flemish priest/politician (Volkseeuw)

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1858

Georg Simmel, German philosopher/sociologist

Birth
1859

Present seal of SF adopted (its 2nd)

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1859

Josef Theodor Krov, composer, dies at 61

Death
1860

Suzanna Salter, 1st US female mayor/temperance leader

Birth
1864

Rebecca Lee (US) becomes 1st black woman to receive a medical degree

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1864

Rebecca Lee, 1st black woman to get a medical degree

Birth
1864

Louis Ducos du Hauron patents movie machine (never built)

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1865

Anna Paulowna Romanova, great monarch of Russia, dies at 70

Death
1865

Gerard Vissering, Dutch banker/president (Bank of Java)

Birth
1866

Paraguayan canoes sink 2 Brazilian ironclads on Rio Parana

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1867

Howard University, Washington DC, chartered

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1867

Most of Nebraska becomes 37th US state (expanded later)

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