Historical Events on March 1, Special Events on This Day

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What Happened on March 1st This Day in History

Year Name
2014 Thirty-five people are killed and 143 injured in a mass stabbing at Kunming Railway Station in China.
2008 The Armenian police clash with peaceful opposition rally protesting against allegedly fraudulent presidential elections, as a result ten people are killed.
2007 Tornadoes break out across the southern United States, killing at least 20 people, including eight at Enterprise High School.
2006 English-language Wikipedia reaches its one millionth article, Jordanhill railway station.
2005 In Roper v. Simmons, the U.S. Supreme Court rules that the execution of juveniles found guilty of murder is unconstitutional.
2003 Management of the United States Customs Service and the United States Secret Service move to the United States Department of Homeland Security.
2003 The International Criminal Court holds its inaugural session in The Hague.
2002 U.S. invasion of Afghanistan: Operation Anaconda begins in eastern Afghanistan.
2002 The Envisat environmental satellite successfully launches aboard an Ariane 5 rocket to reach an orbit of 800 km (500 mi) above the Earth, which was the then-largest payload at 10.5 m long and with a diameter of 4.57 m.
1998 Titanic became the first film to gross over $1 billion worldwide.
1992 Bosnia and Herzegovina declares its independence from Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.
1991 Uprisings against Saddam Hussein begin in Iraq, leading to the death of more than 25,000 people mostly civilian.
1990 Steve Jackson Games is raided by the United States Secret Service, prompting the later formation of the Electronic Frontier Foundation.
1981 Provisional Irish Republican Army member Bobby Sands begins his hunger strike in HM Prison Maze.
1974 Watergate scandal: Seven are indicted for their role in the Watergate break-in and charged with conspiracy to obstruct justice.
1973 Black September storms the Saudi embassy in Khartoum, Sudan, resulting in the assassination of three Western hostages.
1971 President of Pakistan Yahya Khan indefinitely postpones the pending national assembly session, precipitating massive civil disobedience in East Pakistan.
1966 Venera 3 Soviet space probe crashes on Venus becoming the first spacecraft to land on another planet's surface.
1966 The Ba'ath Party takes power in Syria.
1964 Villarrica Volcano begins a strombolian eruption causing lahars that destroy half of the town of Coñaripe.
1962 American Airlines Flight 1 crashes into Jamaica Bay in New York, killing 95.
1961 Uganda becomes self-governing and holds its first elections.
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.
1956 The International Air Transport Association finalizes a draft of the Radiotelephony spelling alphabet for the International Civil Aviation Organization.
1956 Formation of the East German Nationale Volksarmee.
1954 Nuclear weapons testing: The Castle Bravo, a 15-megaton hydrogen bomb, is detonated on Bikini Atoll in the Pacific Ocean, resulting in the worst radioactive contamination ever caused by the United States.
1954 Armed Puerto Rican nationalists attack the United States Capitol building, injuring five Representatives.
1953 Soviet Premier Joseph Stalin suffers a stroke and collapses; he dies four days later.
1950 Cold War: Klaus Fuchs is convicted of spying for the Soviet Union by disclosing top secret atomic bomb data.
1947 The International Monetary Fund begins financial operations.
1946 The Bank of England is nationalised.
1942 World War II: Japanese forces land on Java, the main island of the Dutch East Indies, at Merak and Banten Bay (Banten), Eretan Wetan (Indramayu) and Kragan (Rembang).
1941 World War II: Bulgaria signs the Tripartite Pact, allying itself with the Axis powers.
1939 An Imperial Japanese Army ammunition dump explodes at Hirakata, Osaka, Japan, killing 94.
1932 Aviator Charles Lindbergh's 20-month-old son Charles Jr is kidnapped from his home in East Amwell, New Jersey. His body would not be found until May 12.
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.
1921 Following mass protests in Petrograd demanding greater freedom in the RSFSR, the Kronstadt rebellion begins, with sailors and citizens taking up arms against the Bolsheviks.
1919 March 1st Movement begins in Korea under Japanese rule.
1917 The Zimmermann Telegram is reprinted in newspapers across the United States after the U.S. government releases its unencrypted text.
1914 China joins the Universal Postal Union.
1910 The deadliest avalanche in United States history buries a Great Northern Railway train in northeastern King County, Washington, killing 96 people.
1901 The Australian Army is formed.
1896 Battle of Adwa: An Ethiopian army defeats an outnumbered Italian force, ending the First Italo-Ethiopian War.
1896 Henri Becquerel discovers radioactive decay.
1893 Electrical engineer Nikola Tesla gives the first public demonstration of radio in St. Louis, Missouri.
1872 Yellowstone National Park is established as the world's first national park.
1871 The victorious Prussian Army parades through Paris, France, after the end of the Siege of Paris during the Franco-Prussian War.
1870 Marshal F. S. López dies during the Battle of Cerro Corá thus marking the end of the Paraguayan War.
1867 Nebraska is admitted as the 37th U.S. state.
1845 United States President John Tyler signs a bill authorizing the United States to annex the Republic of Texas.
1836 A convention of delegates from 57 Texas communities convenes in Washington-on-the-Brazos, Texas, to deliberate independence from Mexico.
1815 Napoleon returns to France from his banishment on Elba.
1811 Leaders of the Mamluk dynasty are killed by Egyptian ruler Muhammad Ali.
1805 Justice Samuel Chase is acquitted at the end of his impeachment trial by the U.S. Senate.
1796 The Dutch East India Company is nationalized by the Batavian Republic.
1781 The Articles of Confederation goes into effect in the United States.
1692 Sarah Good, Sarah Osborne and Tituba are brought before local magistrates in Salem Village, Massachusetts, beginning what would become known as the Salem witch trials.
1633 Samuel de Champlain reclaims his role as commander of New France on behalf of Cardinal Richelieu.
1628 Writs issued in February by Charles I of England mandate that every county in England (not just seaport towns) pay ship tax by this date.
1562 Sixty-three Huguenots are massacred in Wassy, France, marking the start of the French Wars of Religion.
1476 Forces of the Catholic Monarchs engage the combined Portuguese-Castilian armies of Afonso V and Prince John at the Battle of Toro.
834 Emperor Louis the Pious is restored as sole ruler of the Frankish Empire.
509 Publius Valerius Publicola celebrates the first triumph of the Roman Republic after his victory over the deposed king Lucius Tarquinius Superbus at the Battle of Silva Arsia.
350 Vetranio proclaims himself Caesar after being encouraged to do so by Constantina, sister of Constantius II.
293 Emperor Diocletian and Maximian appoint Constantius Chlorus and Galerius as Caesars. This is considered the beginning of the Tetrarchy, known as the Quattuor Principes Mundi ("Four Rulers of the World").
Famous People Born on March 1

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Year Name
1927 Robert Bork, American lawyer and scholar, United States Attorney General (d. 2012)
1893 Mercedes de Acosta, American author, poet, and playwright (d. 1968)
1986 Jonathan Spector, American footballer
1953 Carlos Queiroz, Portuguese footballer and manager
1647 John de Brito, Portuguese Jesuit missionary and martyr (d. 1693)
1934 Jean-Michel Folon, Belgian painter and sculptor (d. 2005)
1992 Édouard Mendy, Senegalese footballer
1629 Abraham Teniers, Flemish painter (d. 1670)
1953 M. K. Stalin, Indian Tamil politician, 8th and incumbent Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu
1896 Moriz Seeler, German playwright and producer (d. 1942)
Famous People Deaths On March 1

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Date Name
1233 Thomas, count of Savoy (b. 1178)
1991 Edwin H. Land, American scientist and businessman, co-founded the Polaroid Corporation (b. 1909)
1768 Hermann Samuel Reimarus, German philosopher and author (b. 1694)
1943 Alexandre Yersin, Swiss-French physician and bacteriologist (b. 1863)
1661 Richard Zouch, English judge and politician (b. 1590)
1974 Bobby Timmons, American pianist and composer (b. 1935)
1862 Peter Barlow, English mathematician and physicist (b. 1776)
1734 Roger North, English lawyer and author (b. 1653)
2015 Minnie Miñoso, Cuban-American baseball player and coach (b. 1922)
1966 Fritz Houtermans, Polish-German physicist and academic (b. 1903)