March 3: What Happened on This Day in History (Elementary Level)?
(Page last edited 10/12/2017)
- 1820 - The U.S. Congress passes the Missouri Compromise.
- 1845 - Florida is admitted as the 27th U.S. state.
- 1913 - Thousands of women march in a suffrage parade in Washington, D.C.
- 1923 - TIME magazine is published for the first time.
- 1931 - The United States adopts The Star-Spangled Banner as its national anthem.
- Famous Birthdays: George Pullman (American engineer and businessman, founded the Pullman Company), John Murray (Scottish oceanographer), Alexander Graham Bell (Scottish-American engineer, invented the Telephone), Ragnar Frisch (Norwegian economist, Nobel Prize laureate), Arthur Kornberg (American biochemist, Nobel Prize laureate)
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