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MARCH 1 is the 60th day of the year (61st in leap years ) in the Gregorian calendar
Gregorian calendar
. There are 305 days remaining until the end of the year. This date is slightly more likely to fall on a Tuesday, Thursday or Sunday (58 in 400 years each) than on Friday or Saturday (57), and slightly less likely to occur on a Monday or Wednesday (56).

CONTENTS

* 1 Events * 2 Births * 3 Deaths * 4 Holidays and observances * 5 External links

EVENTS

* 509 BC Publius Valerius Publicola celebrates the first triumph of the Roman Republic
Roman Republic
after his victory over the deposed king Lucius Tarquinius Superbus at the Battle of Silva Arsia . * 86 BC Lucius Cornelius Sulla
Lucius Cornelius Sulla
, at the head of a Roman Republic army, enters Athens
Athens
, removing the tyrant Aristion who was supported by troops of Mithridates VI of Pontus ending the Siege of Athens
Athens
and Piraeus . * 293 – Emperor Diocletian
Diocletian
and Maximian
Maximian
appoint Constantius Chlorus and Galerius
Galerius
as Caesars . This is considered the beginning of the Tetrarchy
Tetrarchy
, known as the Quattuor Principes Mundi ("Four Rulers of the World"). * 317 Crispus and Constantine II , sons of Roman Emperor Constantine I
Constantine I
, and Licinius Iunior, son of Emperor Licinius , are made Caesares . * 350
350
Vetranio
Vetranio
is asked by Constantina , sister of Constantius II , to proclaim himself Caesar. * 834 – Emperor Louis the Pious
Louis the Pious
is restored as sole ruler of the Frankish Empire . After his re-accession to the throne, his eldest son Lothair I flees to Burgundy
Burgundy
. * 1457 – The Unitas Fratrum is established in the village of Kunvald, on the Bohemian-Moravian borderland. It is to date the second oldest Protestant denomination. * 1476 – Forces of the Catholic Monarchs
Catholic Monarchs
engage the combined Portuguese-Castilian armies of Afonso V and Prince John at the Battle of Toro . * 1562 – Sixty-three Huguenots are massacred in Wassy, France , marking the start of the French Wars of Religion
French Wars of Religion
. * 1565
1565
– The city of Rio de Janeiro
Rio de Janeiro
is founded. * 1628 – Writs issued in February by Charles I of England
Charles I of England
mandate that every county in England (not just seaport towns) pay ship tax by this date. * 1633 Samuel de Champlain
Samuel de Champlain
reclaims his role as commander of New France on behalf of Cardinal Richelieu
Cardinal Richelieu
. * 1642 – Georgeana, Massachusetts
Massachusetts
(now known as York, Maine
York, Maine
), becomes the first incorporated city in the United States. * 1692
1692
Sarah Good
Sarah Good
, Sarah Osborne and Tituba
Tituba
are brought before local magistrates in Salem Village, Massachusetts
Massachusetts
, beginning what would become known as the Salem witch trials . * 1700 – Sweden introduces its own Swedish calendar , in an attempt to gradually merge into the Gregorian calendar
Gregorian calendar
, reverts to the Julian calendar
Julian calendar
on this date in 1712 , and introduces the Gregorian calendar
Gregorian calendar
on this date in 1753 . * 1713 – The siege and destruction of Fort Neoheroka begins during the Tuscarora War in North Carolina
North Carolina
, effectively opening up the colony's interior to European colonization. * 1781 – The Continental Congress
Continental Congress
adopts the Articles of Confederation . * 1790
1790
– The first United States census is authorized. * 1793
1793
French Revolutionary War
French Revolutionary War
: Battle of Aldenhoven during the Flanders Campaign
Flanders Campaign
. * 1796
1796
– The Dutch East India Company
Dutch East India Company
is nationalized by the Batavian Republic . * 1805 – Justice Samuel Chase
Samuel Chase
is acquitted at the end of his impeachment trial by the U.S. Senate . * 1811
1811
– Leaders of the Mamluk dynasty are killed by Egyptian ruler Muhammad Ali . * 1815
1815
Napoleon
Napoleon
returns to France from his banishment on Elba
Elba
, start of the Hundred Days
Hundred Days
. * 1815
1815
Georgetown University
Georgetown University
's congressional charter is signed into law by President James Madison
James Madison
. * 1836
1836
– A convention of delegates from 57 Texas
Texas
communities convenes in Washington-on-the-Brazos, Texas
Texas
, to deliberate independence from Mexico. * 1845
1845
– United States President John Tyler
John Tyler
signs a bill authorizing the United States to annex the Republic of Texas
Texas
. * 1852
1852
Archibald Montgomerie, 13th Earl of Eglinton
Archibald Montgomerie, 13th Earl of Eglinton
, is appointed Lord Lieutenant of Ireland
Lord Lieutenant of Ireland
. * 1854
1854
– German psychologist Friedrich Eduard Beneke disappears; two years later his remains are found in a canal near Charlottenburg
Charlottenburg
. * 1867
1867
Nebraska
Nebraska
becomes the 37th U.S. state
U.S. state
; Lancaster, Nebraska
Nebraska
is renamed Lincoln and becomes the state capital. * 1868
1868
– The Pi Kappa Alpha
Pi Kappa Alpha
Fraternity is founded at the University of Virginia
University of Virginia
. * 1870
1870
– Marshal F. S. López dies during the Battle of Cerro Corá thus marking the end of the Paraguayan War
Paraguayan War
. * 1872
1872
Yellowstone National Park
Yellowstone National Park
is established as the world's first national park . * 1873
1873
E. Remington and Sons
E. Remington and Sons
in Ilion, New York
Ilion, New York
begins production of the first practical typewriter . * 1881
1881
– The first Minnesota State Capitol
Minnesota State Capitol
burns down due to a fire. * 1886
1886
– The Anglo-Chinese School , Singapore
Singapore
is founded by Bishop William Oldham . * 1893
1893
– Electrical engineer Nikola Tesla
Nikola Tesla
gives the first public demonstration of radio in St. Louis
St. Louis
, Missouri
Missouri
. * 1896
1896
Battle of Adwa : An Ethiopian army defeats an outnumbered Italian force, ending the First Italo-Ethiopian War . * 1896
1896
Henri Becquerel
Henri Becquerel
discovers radioactive decay . * 1901
1901
– The Australian Army
Australian Army
is formed. * 1910
1910
– The worst avalanche in United States history buries a Great Northern Railway train in northeastern King County, Washington , killing 96 people. * 1914
1914
– The Republic of China joins the Universal Postal Union
Universal Postal Union
. * 1917
1917
– The Zimmermann Telegram
Zimmermann Telegram
is reprinted in newspapers across the United States after the U.S. government releases its unencrypted text . * 1919
1919
March
March
1st Movement begins in Korea under Japanese rule
Korea under Japanese rule
. * 1921
1921
– The Australian cricket team captained by Warwick Armstrong becomes the first team to complete a whitewash of The Ashes , something that would not be repeated for 86 years. * 1932
1932
Charles Lindbergh
Charles Lindbergh
's son is reportedly kidnapped . * 1936
1936
– The Hoover Dam
Hoover Dam
is completed. * 1939
1939
– An Imperial Japanese Army
Imperial Japanese Army
ammunition dump explodes at Hirakata, Osaka
Hirakata, Osaka
, Japan, killing 94. * 1941
1941
World War II
World War II
: Bulgaria
Bulgaria
signs the Tripartite Pact , allying itself with the Axis powers
Axis powers
. * 1942
1942
– World War II: Japanese forces land on Java
Java
, the main island of the Dutch East Indies
Dutch East Indies
, at Merak and Banten Bay ( Banten
Banten
), Eretan Wetan ( Indramayu ) and Kragan (Rembang ). * 1946
1946
– The Bank of England
Bank of England
is nationalised. * 1947
1947
– The International Monetary Fund
International Monetary Fund
begins financial operations. * 1949
1949
Indonesian Army
Indonesian Army
recaptures and occupies for six hours its capital city Yogyakarta
Yogyakarta
from the Dutch . * 1950
1950
Cold War
Cold War
: Klaus Fuchs
Klaus Fuchs
is convicted of spying for the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
by disclosing top secret atomic bomb data. * 1953
1953
– Soviet Premier Joseph Stalin
Joseph Stalin
suffers a stroke and collapses; he dies four days later. * 1954
1954
Nuclear weapons testing : The Castle Bravo
Castle Bravo
, a 15-megaton hydrogen bomb , is detonated on Bikini Atoll
Bikini Atoll
in the Pacific Ocean, resulting in the worst radioactive contamination ever caused by the United States. * 1954
1954
– Armed Puerto Rican nationalists attack the United States Capitol building, injuring five Representatives . * 1956
1956
– The International Air Transport Association
International Air Transport Association
finalizes a draft of the Radiotelephony spelling alphabet for the International Civil Aviation Organization . * 1956
1956
– Formation of the East German Nationale Volksarmee . * 1958
1958
– Samuel Alphonsus Stritch is appointed Pro-Prefect of the Propagation of Faith and thus becomes the first U.S. member of the Roman Curia
Roman Curia
. * 1961
1961
– United States President John F. Kennedy
John F. Kennedy
establishes the Peace Corps
Peace Corps
. * 1961
1961
Uganda
Uganda
becomes self-governing and holds its first elections. * 1964
1964
– Villarrica Volcano begins a strombolian eruption causing lahars that destroy half of the town of Coñaripe . * 1966
1966
Venera 3
Venera 3
Soviet space probe crashes on Venus
Venus
becoming the first spacecraft to land on another planet 's surface. * 1966
1966
– The Ba\'ath Party takes power in Syria
Syria
. * 1971
1971
President of Pakistan
President of Pakistan
Yahya Khan indefinitely postpones the pending national assembly session, precipitating massive civil disobedience in East Pakistan
East Pakistan
. * 1972
1972
– The Thai province of Yasothon is created after being split off from the Ubon Ratchathani Province
Ubon Ratchathani Province
. * 1973
1973
– Black September
September
storms the Saudi embassy in Khartoum
Khartoum
, Sudan
Sudan
, resulting in the assassination of three Western hostages . * 1974
1974
Watergate scandal
Watergate scandal
: Seven are indicted for their role in the Watergate break-in and charged with conspiracy to obstruct justice. * 1981
1981
Provisional Irish Republican Army
Provisional Irish Republican Army
member Bobby Sands begins his hunger strike in HM Prison Maze . * 1990
1990
Steve Jackson Games
Steve Jackson Games
is raided by the United States Secret Service , prompting the later formation of the Electronic Frontier Foundation . * 1992
1992
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bosnia and Herzegovina
declares its independence from Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
. * 1995
1995
Yahoo!
Yahoo!
is incorporated. * 1998
1998
– Titanic became the first film to gross over $1 billion worldwide . * 2002
2002
– U.S. invasion of Afghanistan
Afghanistan
: Operation Anaconda begins in eastern Afghanistan
Afghanistan
. * 2002
2002
– The Envisat
Envisat
environmental satellite successfully reaches an orbit 800 kilometers (500 mi) above the Earth on its 11th launch, carrying the heaviest payload to date at 8500 kilograms (8.5 tons). * 2003
2003
– Management of the United States Customs Service
United States Customs Service
and the United States Secret Service
United States Secret Service
move to the United States Department of Homeland Security . * 2003
2003
– The International Criminal Court
International Criminal Court
holds its inaugural session in The Hague
The Hague
. * 2005
2005
– In Roper v. Simmons
Roper v. Simmons
, the U.S. Supreme Court rules that the execution of juveniles found guilty of murder is unconstitutional. * 2006
2006
– English-language reaches its one millionth article, Jordanhill railway station . * 2007
2007
– Tornadoes break out across the southern United States , killing at least 20 people, including eight at Enterprise High School . * 2008
2008
– The Armenian police clash with peaceful opposition rally protesting against allegedly fraudulent presidential elections , as a result ten people are killed. * 2014
2014
– At least 29 people are killed and 130 injured in a mass stabbing at Kunming Railway Station
Kunming Railway Station
in China.

BIRTHS

* 1105 – Alfonso VII of Castile (d. 1157) * 1389 Antoninus of Florence , Italian archbishop and saint (d. 1459) * 1432 Isabella of Coimbra (d. 1455) * 1456 Vladislaus II of Hungary (d. 1516) * 1474
1474
Angela Merici , Italian religious leader and saint (d. 1540) * 1547 Rudolph Goclenius , German philosopher and lexicographer (d. 1628) * 1554 – William Stafford , English courtier and conspirator (d. 1612) * 1577 Richard Weston, 1st Earl of Portland (d. 1635) * 1597
1597
Jean-Charles della Faille , Flemish priest and mathematician (d. 1652) * 1611 John Pell , English mathematician and linguist (d. 1685) * 1629 Abraham Teniers , Flemish painter (d. 1670) * 1647
1647
John de Brito , Portuguese Jesuit missionary and martyr (d. 1693) * 1657 Samuel Werenfels , Swiss theologian and author (d. 1740) * 1683 – Tsangyang Gyatso , sixth Dalai Lama (d. 1706) * 1683 Caroline of Ansbach
Caroline of Ansbach
, British queen and regent (d. 1737) * 1732
1732
William Cushing
William Cushing
, American lawyer and judge (d. 1810) * 1760
1760
François Buzot
François Buzot
, French lawyer and politician (d. 1794) * 1769 François Séverin Marceau-Desgraviers
François Séverin Marceau-Desgraviers
, French general (d. 1796) * 1807
1807
Wilford Woodruff
Wilford Woodruff
, American religious leader, 4th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (d. 1898) * 1810
1810
Frédéric Chopin
Frédéric Chopin
, Polish pianist and composer (d. 1849) * 1812
1812
Augustus Pugin
Augustus Pugin
, English architect, co-designed the Palace of Westminster
Palace of Westminster
(d. 1852) * 1817
1817
Giovanni Duprè , Italian sculptor and educator (d. 1882) * 1821 Joseph Hubert Reinkens , German bishop and academic (d. 1896) * 1837
1837
William Dean Howells
William Dean Howells
, American novelist, playwright, and critic (d. 1920) * 1842
1842
Nikolaos Gyzis
Nikolaos Gyzis
, Greek painter and academic (d. 1901) * 1848
1848
Augustus Saint-Gaudens
Augustus Saint-Gaudens
, Irish-American sculptor and academic (d. 1907) * 1852
1852
Théophile Delcassé , French politician, French Minister of Foreign Affairs (d. 1923) * 1863
1863
– Alexander Golovin , Russian painter and set designer (d. 1930) * 1870
1870
E. M. Antoniadi , Greek-French astronomer and academic (d. 1944) * 1876
1876
Henri de Baillet-Latour
Henri de Baillet-Latour
, Belgian businessman (d. 1942) * 1880
1880
Lytton Strachey
Lytton Strachey
, British writer and critic (d. 1932) * 1886
1886
Oskar Kokoschka
Oskar Kokoschka
, Austrian-Swiss painter, poet, and playwright (d. 1980) * 1888
1888
Ewart Astill , English cricketer and billiards player (d. 1948) * 1889
1889
Tetsuro Watsuji , Japanese historian and philosopher (d. 1960) * 1890
1890
Theresa Bernstein , Polish-American painter and author (d. 2002) * 1892
1892
Ryūnosuke Akutagawa
Ryūnosuke Akutagawa
, Japanese author and educator (d. 1927) * 1893
1893
Mercedes de Acosta
Mercedes de Acosta
, American author, poet, and playwright (d. 1968) * 1896
1896
Dimitri Mitropoulos
Dimitri Mitropoulos
, Greek pianist, composer, and conductor (d. 1960) * 1896
1896
Moriz Seeler , German playwright and producer (d. 1942) * 1899
1899
Erich von dem Bach-Zelewski , German SS officer (d. 1972) * 1904
1904
Paul Hartman
Paul Hartman
, American actor, singer, and dancer (d. 1973) * 1904
1904
Glenn Miller
Glenn Miller
, American trombonist, composer, and bandleader (d. 1944) * 1905
1905
Doris Hare , Welsh-English actress, singer, and dancer (d. 2000) * 1906
1906
Phạm Văn Đồng
Phạm Văn Đồng
, Vietnamese lieutenant and politician, 2nd Prime Minister of Vietnam (d. 2000) * 1909
1909
Eugene Esmonde , English lieutenant and pilot (d. 1942) * 1909
1909
Winston Sharples
Winston Sharples
, American pianist and composer (d. 1978) * 1910
1910
Archer John Porter Martin
Archer John Porter Martin
, English chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2002) * 1910
1910
David Niven , English soldier and actor (d. 1983) * 1912
1912
Gerald Emmett Carter , Canadian cardinal (d. 2003) * 1912
1912
Boris Chertok
Boris Chertok
, Polish-Russian engineer and academic (d. 2011) * 1914
1914
Harry Caray
Harry Caray
, American sportscaster (d. 1998) * 1914
1914
Ralph Ellison
Ralph Ellison
, American novelist and literary critic (d. 1994) * 1917
1917
Robert Lowell , American poet (d. 1977) * 1918
1918
João Goulart , Brazilian lawyer and politician, 24th President of Brazil (d. 1976) * 1918
1918
Gladys Spellman , American educator and politician (d. 1988) * 1920
1920
Max Bentley
Max Bentley
, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1984) * 1921
1921
Cameron Argetsinger , American race car driver and lawyer (d. 2008) * 1921
1921
Terence Cooke
Terence Cooke
, American cardinal (d. 1983) * 1921
1921
Richard Wilbur , American poet, translator, and essayist * 1922
1922
William Gaines
William Gaines
, American publisher (d. 1992) * 1922
1922
Yitzhak Rabin
Yitzhak Rabin
, Israeli general and politician, 5th Prime Minister of Israel , Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1995) * 1924
1924
Arnold Drake , American author and screenwriter (d. 2007) * 1924
1924
Deke Slayton
Deke Slayton
, American soldier, pilot, and astronaut (d. 1993) * 1926
1926
Robert Clary
Robert Clary
, French-American actor and author * 1926
1926
Cesare Danova , Italian-American actor (d. 1992) * 1926
1926
Pete Rozelle
Pete Rozelle
, American businessman (d. 1996) * 1926
1926
Allan Stanley , Canadian ice hockey player and coach (d. 2013) * 1927
1927
Harry Belafonte
Harry Belafonte
, American singer-songwriter and actor * 1927
1927
Robert Bork
Robert Bork
, American lawyer and scholar, United States Attorney General (d. 2012) * 1928
1928
Jacques Rivette
Jacques Rivette
, French director, screenwriter, and critic (d. 2016) * 1929
1929
Georgi Markov
Georgi Markov
, Bulgarian journalist and author (d. 1978) * 1930
1930
Gastone Nencini
Gastone Nencini
, Italian cyclist (d. 1980) * 1934
1934
Jean-Michel Folon , Belgian painter and sculptor (d. 2005) * 1934
1934
Joan Hackett
Joan Hackett
, American actress (d. 1983) * 1935
1935
Robert Conrad , American actor, radio host and stuntman * 1936
1936
Jean-Edern Hallier , French author (d. 1997) * 1939
1939
Leo Brouwer , Cuban guitarist, composer, and conductor * 1940
1940
– Robin Gray , Australian politician, 37th Premier of Tasmania * 1940
1940
Robert Grossman , American painter, sculptor, and author * 1941
1941
Robert Hass , American poet * 1942
1942
Richard Myers , American general * 1943
1943
Gil Amelio , American businessman * 1943
1943
José Ángel Iribar , Spanish footballer and manager * 1943
1943
Rashid Sunyaev
Rashid Sunyaev
, Russian-German astronomer and physicist * 1944
1944
Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Indian politician, 7th Chief Minister of West Bengal * 1944
1944
John Breaux , American lawyer and politician * 1944
1944
Roger Daltrey
Roger Daltrey
, English singer-songwriter, producer, and actor * 1944
1944
– Mike d\'Abo , English singer * 1945
1945
Dirk Benedict
Dirk Benedict
, American actor and director * 1946
1946
Gerry Boulet , Canadian singer-songwriter (d. 1990) * 1946
1946
Jim Crace , English author and academic * 1947
1947
Alan Thicke
Alan Thicke
, Canadian-American actor and composer (d. 2016) * 1951
1951
Sergei Kourdakov , Russian-American KGB
KGB
agent (d. 1973) * 1952
1952
– Dave Barr , Canadian golfer * 1952
1952
Nevada Barr , American actress and author * 1952
1952
Leigh Matthews
Leigh Matthews
, Australian footballer, coach, and sportscaster * 1952
1952
Jerri Nielsen , American physician and explorer (d. 2009) * 1952
1952
– Martin O\'Neill , Northern Irish footballer and manager * 1953
1953
Sinan Çetin , Turkish actor, director, and producer * 1953
1953
Carlos Queiroz , Portuguese footballer and manager * 1954
1954
Catherine Bach , American actress * 1954
1954
Ron Howard , American actor, director, and producer * 1954
1954
Rod Reddy , Australian rugby league player and coach * 1956
1956
Tim Daly , American actor, director, and producer * 1956
1956
Dalia Grybauskaitė , Lithuanian politician, 6th President of Lithuania * 1958
1958
Nik Kershaw , English singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer * 1958
1958
Wayne B. Phillips , Australian cricketer and coach * 1959
1959
Nick Griffin
Nick Griffin
, English politician * 1961
1961
Mike Rozier
Mike Rozier
, American football player * 1962
1962
Russell Coutts , New Zealand sailor * 1962
1962
– Mark Gardner , American baseball player * 1962
1962
Bill Leen , American bass player and producer * 1963
1963
Bryan Batt , American actor and singer * 1963
1963
Maurice Benard , American actor * 1963
1963
Ron Francis
Ron Francis
, Canadian ice hockey player and manager * 1964
1964
Clinton Gregory , American singer-songwriter and fiddler * 1964
1964
Paul Le Guen , French footballer and manager * 1965
1965
– Booker T , American wrestler and sportscaster * 1965
1965
Stewart Elliott , Canadian jockey * 1966
1966
Zack Snyder
Zack Snyder
, American director, producer, and screenwriter * 1967
1967
George Eads , American actor * 1967
1967
Aron Winter , Suriname-Dutch footballer and manager * 1969
1969
Javier Bardem
Javier Bardem
, Spanish actor and producer * 1970
1970
Jason V Brock , American author, filmmaker, artist, scholar and musician * 1971
1971
Thomas Adès , English pianist, composer, and conductor * 1971
1971
Ivan Cleary , Australian rugby league player and coach * 1973
1973
Jack Davenport
Jack Davenport
, English actor * 1973
1973
Anton Gunn , American academic and politician * 1973
1973
Chris Webber
Chris Webber
, American basketball player and sportscaster * 1974
1974
Mark-Paul Gosselaar , American actor * 1976
1976
Travis Kvapil , American race car driver * 1977
1977
Rens Blom , Dutch pole vaulter * 1977
1977
Esther Cañadas , Spanish actress and model * 1978
1978
Jensen Ackles
Jensen Ackles
, American actor and director * 1979
1979
Mikkel Kessler , Danish boxer * 1979
1979
Bruno Langlois , Canadian cyclist * 1980
1980
Shahid Afridi
Shahid Afridi
, Pakistani cricketer * 1980
1980
Sercan Güvenışık , German-Turkish footballer * 1980
1980
Djimi Traoré , Malian footballer * 1981
1981
Will Power , Australian race car driver * 1982
1982
Juan Manuel Ortiz , Spanish footballer * 1983
1983
Daniel Carvalho , Brazilian footballer * 1983
1983
Mary Kom
Mary Kom
, Indian Olympic boxer * 1983
1983
– Lupita Nyong\'o , Mexican-Kenyan actress * 1983
1983
Davey Richards
Davey Richards
, American wrestler * 1983
1983
Anthony Tupou , Australian rugby league player * 1984
1984
Naima Mora
Naima Mora
, American model and actress * 1984
1984
Alexander Steen , Canadian-Swedish ice hockey player * 1985
1985
Andreas Ottl , German footballer * 1986
1986
– Big E , American wrestler * 1987
1987
Kesha
Kesha
, American singer-songwriter and actress * 1988
1988
Yang Hyeon-jong , South Korean baseball player * 1989
1989
– Tenille Tayla , Australian professional wrestler * 1989
1989
Carlos Vela , Mexican footballer * 1993
1993
– Nathan Brown , Australian rugby league player * 1993
1993
Kurt Mann
Kurt Mann
, Australian rugby league player * 1993
1993
Josh McEachran , English footballer * 1994
1994
Justin Bieber
Justin Bieber
, Canadian singer-songwriter

DEATHS

* 492 Pope Felix III
Pope Felix III
* 589 Saint David
Saint David
(b. 500) * 1058 Ermesinde of Carcassonne , countess and regent of Barcelona (b. 972) * 1131 Stephen II of Hungary
Stephen II of Hungary
(b. 1101) * 1233 Thomas, Count of Savoy
Thomas, Count of Savoy
(b. 1178) * 1244 Gruffydd ap Llywelyn Fawr , Welsh noble, son of Llywelyn the Great (b. 1200) * 1320 Ayurbarwada Buyantu Khan
Ayurbarwada Buyantu Khan
, Chinese emperor (b. 1286) * 1383 Amadeus VI, Count of Savoy
Amadeus VI, Count of Savoy
(b. 1334) * 1510
1510
Francisco de Almeida , Portuguese soldier and explorer (b. 1450) * 1546 George Wishart , Scottish minister and martyr (b. 1513) * 1620 Thomas Campion , English poet and composer (b. 1567) * 1633 George Herbert
George Herbert
, English poet and orator (b. 1593) * 1643 Girolamo Frescobaldi
Girolamo Frescobaldi
, Italian pianist and composer (b. 1583) * 1661 Richard Zouch , English judge and politician (b. 1590) * 1666 Ecaterina Cercheza , Princess consort of Moldavia
Moldavia
(b. 1620) * 1697 Francesco Redi
Francesco Redi
, Italian physician and poet (b. 1626) * 1734
1734
– Roger North , English lawyer and author (b. 1653) * 1768 Hermann Samuel Reimarus , German philosopher and author (b. 1694) * 1773 Luigi Vanvitelli
Luigi Vanvitelli
, Italian architect, designed the Palace of Caserta (b. 1700) * 1792
1792
– Leopold II, Holy Roman Emperor
Roman Emperor
(b. 1747) * 1841
1841
Claude Victor-Perrin, Duc de Belluno
Claude Victor-Perrin, Duc de Belluno
, French general and politician, French Minister of Defence (b. 1764) * 1862
1862
– Peter Barlow , English mathematician and physicist (b. 1776) * 1875 Tristan Corbière , French poet and educator (b. 1845) * 1882
1882
Theodor Kullak , German pianist, composer, and educator (b. 1818) * 1884
1884
Isaac Todhunter
Isaac Todhunter
, English mathematician and academic (b. 1820) * 1906
1906
José María de Pereda , Spanish author (b. 1833) * 1911
1911
– Jacobus Henricus van \'t Hoff , Dutch-German chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1852) * 1914
1914
Gilbert Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, 4th Earl of Minto , English soldier and politician, 8th Governor General of Canada
Governor General of Canada
(b. 1845) * 1920
1920
John H. Bankhead
John H. Bankhead
, American lawyer and politician (b. 1842) * 1922
1922
Rafael Moreno Aranzadi
Rafael Moreno Aranzadi
, Spanish footballer (b. 1892) * 1936
1936
Mikhail Kuzmin , Russian author and poet (b. 1871) * 1938
1938
– Gabriele D\'Annunzio , Italian journalist and politician (b. 1863) * 1940
1940
Anton Hansen Tammsaare , Estonian author (b. 1878) * 1942
1942
George S. Rentz , American commander (b. 1882) * 1943
1943
Alexandre Yersin
Alexandre Yersin
, Swiss-French physician and bacteriologist (b. 1863) * 1952
1952
Mariano Azuela , Mexican physician and author (b. 1873) * 1966
1966
Fritz Houtermans , Polish-German physicist and academic (b. 1903) * 1974
1974
Bobby Timmons , American pianist and composer (b. 1935) * 1976
1976
Jean Martinon , French conductor and composer (b. 1910) * 1978
1978
– Paul Scott , English author, poet, and playwright (b. 1920) * 1979
1979
Mustafa Barzani
Mustafa Barzani
, Iraqi-Kurdistan politician (b. 1903) * 1980
1980
Wilhelmina Cooper
Wilhelmina Cooper
, Dutch-American model and businesswoman, founded Wilhelmina Models (b. 1940) * 1980
1980
Dixie Dean
Dixie Dean
, English footballer (b. 1907) * 1983
1983
Arthur Koestler , Hungarian-English journalist and author (b. 1905) * 1984
1984
Jackie Coogan , American actor (b. 1914) * 1988
1988
Joe Besser
Joe Besser
, American comedian and actor (b. 1907) * 1989
1989
Vasantdada Patil , Indian politician, 5th Chief Minister of Maharashtra (b. 1917) * 1991
1991
Edwin H. Land , American scientist and businessman, co-founded the Polaroid Corporation (b. 1909) * 1995
1995
Georges J. F. Köhler , German biologist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1946) * 1998
1998
– Archie Goodwin , American author and illustrator (b. 1937) * 2004
2004
Mian Ghulam Jilani
Mian Ghulam Jilani
, Pakistani general (b. 1914) * 2006
2006
Peter Osgood , English footballer (b. 1947) * 2010
2010
Kristian Digby , English television host and director (b. 1977) * 2012
2012
Andrew Breitbart
Andrew Breitbart
, American journalist and publisher (b. 1969) * 2012
2012
Germano Mosconi
Germano Mosconi
, Italian journalist (b. 1932) * 2013
2013
Bonnie Franklin
Bonnie Franklin
, American actress, dancer, and singer (b. 1944) * 2014
2014
Alain Resnais , French director, cinematographer, and screenwriter (b. 1922) * 2015
2015
Minnie Miñoso , Cuban-American baseball player and coach (b. 1922)

HOLIDAYS AND OBSERVANCES

* Beer
Beer
Day , marked the end of beer prohibition in 1989
1989
( Iceland
Iceland
)

* Christian feast day :

* Agnes Tsao Kou Ying (one of the Martyr Saints of China ) * Albin * David * Monan * Suitbert * March
March
1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)

* Commemoration of Mustafa Barzani\'s Death ( Iraqi Kurdistan
Iraqi Kurdistan
) * Earliest day on which Casimir Pulaski Day can fall, while March
March
7 is the latest; celebrated on the first Monday in March. ( Illinois
Illinois
) * Earliest day on which Children\'s Day can fall, while March
March
7 is the latest; celebrated on the first Sunday in March. (New Zealand) * Earliest day on which Grandmother\'s Day can fall, while March
March
7 is the latest; celebrated on the first Monday in March. (France)

* Earliest day on which Laetare Sunday can fall, while April
April
4 is the latest; celebrated on the fourth Sunday of Lent
Lent
. (Western Christianity ), and its related observances:

* Carnaval de la Laetare ( Stavelot
Stavelot
) * Mothering Sunday (United Kingdom)

* Heroes\' Day ( Paraguay
Paraguay
) * Independence Day , celebrates the independence of Bosnia and Herzegovina from Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
in 1992. * National “Cursed Soldiers” Remembrance Day (Poland) * National Pig Day (United States) * Remembrance Day (Marshall Islands) * Saint David\'s Day or Dydd Gŵyl Dewi Sant (Wales and Welsh communities) * Samiljeol ( South Korea
South Korea
) * Self-injury Awareness Day

* Southeastern Europe celebration of the beginning of spring:

* Baba Marta Day ( Bulgaria
Bulgaria
) * Mărțișor ( Romania
Romania
and Moldova
Moldova
)

* The final day (fourth or fifth) of Ayyám-i-Há (Bahá\'í Faith ) * World Civil Defence Day * Yap Day ( Yap State )

EXTERNAL LINKS

Wikimedia Commons has media related to MARCH 1 .

* BBC: On This Day * * The New York Times: On This Day * On This Day in Canada

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