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 This day in History - March 2
401 Historic Events for March 2
1867

French A Durlet, Belgian sculptor/architect, dies at 50

Death
1868

University of Illinois opens

Event
1868

Carl Eberwein, composer, dies at 81

Death
1874

Baseball batter's box is officially adopted

Event
1875

Hans Lietzman, German theologist/church historian

Birth
1876

Pius XII, [Euhenio MGG Pacelli], 260th Pope (1939-58)

Birth
1876

G”sta Forsell, Swedish radiologist

Birth
1877

Rutherford B Hayes (R) declared president despite Samuel J Tilden (D) winning the popular vote, but is 1 electoral vote shy of victory

Event
1878

Wander J de Haas, Dutch physicist/son-in-law of Lorentz

Birth
1882

Wallis Clark, Essex England, actress (Postal Inspector)

Birth
1882

Louis Kufferath, composer, dies at 70

Death
1884

Leon Jongen, composer

Birth
1887

Wilhelm Troszel, composer, dies at 63

Death
1887

American Trotting Association organized in Detroit

Event
1887

August W Eichler, German botanist, dies at 47

Death
1889

Kansas passes 1st US antitrust

Event
1890

Oscar Fredriksen skates world record 5 km (9:19)

Event
1893

1st federal railroad legislation passed; required safety features

Event
1893

Maxime Dumoulin, composer

Birth
1894

Renaat Veremans, Flemish composer/conductor

Birth
1895

Felix Bressart, Germany, actor (Ninotchka, Escape, Crossroads)

Birth
1895

Ismail Pasha, kedive of Egypt (1863-79), dies at 64

Death
1895

Berthe MP Morisot, French painter/aquarelliste, dies at 54

Death
1896

George Lohmann takes 9-28 v South Africa at Johannesburg

Event
1896

Battle of Aduwa, Abyssinia (Ethiopia) defeats invading Italians

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