March 1: What Happened on This Day in History (Elementary Level)?
(Page last edited 10/12/2017)
- 1781 - The Continental Congress adopts the Articles of Confederation.
- 1803 - Ohio is admitted as the 17th U.S. state.
- 1867 - Nebraska becomes the 37th U.S. state; Lancaster, Nebraska is renamed Lincolnand becomes the state capital.
- 1872 - Yellowstone National Park is established as the world's first national park.
- 1961 - President of the United States John F. Kennedy establishes the Peace Corps.
- Famous Birthdays: John Pell (English mathematician), Frédéric Chopin (Polish pianist and composer), Archer John Porter Martin (English chemist, Nobel Prize laureate), Boris Chertok (Polish-Russian engineer), Yitzhak Rabin (Israeli politician, 5th Prime Minister of Israel, Nobel Prize laureate)
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