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 This day in History - March 1
504 Historic Events for March 1
1896

Dabormida, Italian general (Eritrea), dies in battle

Death
1896

Dimitri Mitropoulos, Athens Greece, conductor/composer

Birth
1896

Arimondi, Italian general (Eritrea), dies in battle

Death
1896

Battle of Adua: 80,000 Ethiopians destroy 20,000 Italians

Event
1899

Gy”rgy earl Apponyi, Hungarian MP, dies at 90

Death
1900

Donald Keith Falkner, singer

Birth
1901

Bernhard Erdmannsd”rffer, German historian (Mirabeau), dies at 68

Death
1903

Leon Bismarck "Bix" Beiderbecke, Iowa, jazz cornetist (In a Mist)

Birth
1904

Paul Hartman, SF Calif, actor (Bert-Petticoat Junction)

Birth
1904

England regains cricket Ashes taking a 3-1 series lead v Australia

Event
1904

Glenn Miller, bandleader (Glenn Miller Orchestra-In the Mood)

Birth
1905

Pol le Roy, Flemish author/novelist/writer (Stroom)

Birth
1906

Moriz Heyne, German germanist (German W”rterbuch), dies at 68

Death
1906

Jos‚ M de Pereda y S nchez the Porr£a, Spanish writer, dies at 73

Death
1907

Lois Moran, Pitts, actress (Mom-Waterfront)

Birth
1909

Terence De Marney, England, actor (Case Thomas-Johnny Ringo)

Birth
1909

Robert Selby Taylor, bishop

Birth
1909

David Niven, Kirriemuir Scotland, actor (Casino Royale)

Birth
1909

Richard de Guide, composer

Birth
1909

1st US university school of nursing established, Univ of Minn

Event
1910

3 passenger trains buried at Steven's Pass in Cascade Range. 118 die. Worst snow slide in US history

Event
1911

Harry Golombek, chess grandmaster

Birth
1911

Jacobus H van 't Hoff, Dutch chemist/physicist (Nobel 1901), dies at 58

Death
1912

Isabella Goodwin, 1st US woman detective, appointed, NYC

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1912

Albert Berry makes 1st parachute jump from an airplane

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