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 This day in History - March 1
504 Historic Events for March 1
1869

Postage stamps showing scenes are issued for 1st time

Event
1869

Alphonse MLP de Lamartine, Fr poet (History of Girondins), dies at 78

Death
1870

Francisco S L¬Ępez, Pres of Paraguay (1862-70), dies at 43

Death
1871

J Milton Turner named minister to Liberia

Event
1872

Yellowstone becomes world's 1st national park

Event
1874

Jean de Merode, [Marie-Louise B Courtenay], Princess of Neth

Birth
1875

Congress passes Civil Rights Act; invalidated by Supreme Ct, 1883

Event
1876

Guernsey Cattle Club forms (Farmington Conn)

Event
1878

Gabriel Edouard Xavier Dupont, composer

Birth
1879

Library of Hawaii founded

Event
1880

Pennsylvania is 1st American state to abolish slavery

Event
1880

Julian Myrick, promoter of junior tennis

Birth
1880

Lytton Strachey, biographer/critic (Benson Medal 1923)

Birth
1882

Ida Moore, Altoona Ks, actress (Mr Music, Ma and Pa Kettle at Waikiki)

Birth
1883

Thomas Shelvin, college footballer great (Yale)

Birth
1885

Lionel Atwill, English/US actor (Mystery of the Wax Museum)

Birth
1886

Oskar Kokoschka, Russia/Austrian/British, painter (Erasmus Prize 1960)

Birth
1890

Jan Duiker, Dutch architect (Zonnestral)

Birth
1890

1st US edition of Sherlock Holmes (Study in Scarlet) published

Event
1892

Ryunosuke Akutagawa, Japan, writer (Rashomon in Kappa)

Birth
1892

Archibald Scott, Scottish chemist, dies at 60

Death
1893

Theo Frenkel, actor (Footlights, Hague's Comedy)

Birth
1893

Diplomatic Appropriation Act, authorizes the US rank of ambassador

Event
1895

G B "Duke" Keats, hockey hall of famer (elected 1958)

Birth
1896

Albertone, Italian general (Eritrea), dies in battle

Death