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 This day in History - March 3
501 Historic Events for March 3
1822

Franz Adam Veichtner, composer, dies at 81

Death
1823

Guyla Andr ssy Sr, premier of Hungary (1867-71)

Birth
1824

Giovanni Battista Viotti, Italian violist/composer, dies at 70

Death
1828

Karl Collan, composer

Birth
1831

George M Pullman, inventor (railway sleeping car)

Birth
1835

Congress authorizes a US mint at New Orleans Louisiana

Event
1837

Congress increases Supreme Court membership from 7 to 9

Event
1837

US president Andrew Jackson and Congress recognizes Republic of Texas

Event
1838

Rebellion at Pelee Island, Ontario Canada

Event
1838

George W Hill, US astronomer (Moon orbit)

Birth
1841

John Murray, Canada oceanographer (Depths of the Ocean)

Birth
1842

1st US child labor law regulating working hours passed (Mass)

Event
1842

1st performance of Felix Mendelssohn's 3rd "Scottish" Symphony

Event
1843

Congress appropriates $30,000 "to test the practicability of establishing a system of electro-magnetic telegraphs" by the US

Event
1845

1st time, US Senate overrides presidential (Tyler) veto

Event
1845

Georg Cantor, German mathematician (discover transfinite numbers)

Birth
1845

Congress authorizes ocean mail contracts for foreign mail delivery

Event
1845

Florida becomes 27th state

Event
1846

Desiderio FA Pietri, Italian baker/marathon runner Dorando's father

Birth
1847

Post Office Department authorized to issue postage stamps

Event
1847

Alexander Graham Bell, Scotland, inventor (telephone)

Birth
1848

Heinrich Olivier, German painter, dies

Death
1849

Jacques Oppenheim, Dutch lawyer

Birth
1849

Gold Coinage Act authorizes $20 Double Eagle gold coin

Event
1849

US Department of the Interior established by Congress

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