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 This day in History - March 3
501 Historic Events for March 3
1849

Territory of Minnesota organizes

Event
1849

Minnesota Territory is organizes

Event
1849

Home Dept (Interior Dept), forms

Event
1851

Congress authorizes smallest US silver coin (3› piece)

Event
1853

US Assay Office in NYC authorized

Event
1853

Vincent Van Gogh, Dutch painter

Birth
1853

Transcontinental railroad survey is authorized by Congress

Event
1855

Congress approves $30,000 to test camels for military use

Event
1855

Congress authorizes registered mail

Event
1857

Alfred Bruneau, composer

Birth
1858

J¢zsef Bajza, Hungarian author/poet/critic, dies at 54

Death
1861

Russian Tsar Alexander II abolishes serfdom [OS=Feb 19]

Event
1862

General Pope lays siege in front of New Madrid

Event
1862

Battle of New Madrid MO-captured by Union forces

Event
1863

Idaho Territory forms

Event
1863

Abraham Lincoln approves charter for National Academy of Sciences

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1863

Lincoln approves charter for National Academy of Sciences

Event
1863

1st US wartime military conscription bill enacted

Event
1863

Gold certificates (currency) authorized by Congress

Event
1863

Federal ironclad ships bomb Fort McAllister Georgia

Event
1863

Congress authorizes a US mint at Carson City, Nevada

Event
1863

Free city delivery replaces zone postage; 449 letter carriers hired

Event
1864

Ulric Dahlgren, Union colonel, dies in battle at 21

Death
1865

Alexander Gustav Adolfovich Winkler, composer

Birth
1865

Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands established

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