On This Day: March 01st

This is 61st day of the year and 305 days remain in the year.

in history
The U.S. Congress authorized the first census.
Ohio became the 17th state in the United States.
Rebecca Lee was the first black woman awarded a medical degree.
Nebraska became the 37th state in the United States.
Yellowstone became the world's first National Park.
The 20-month-old son of Charles Lindbergh was kidnapped.
President John F. Kennedy signed a signed an executive order establishing the Peace Corps.
IRA member Bobby Sands began a hunger strike in Maze Prison; he would die 65 days later.
March 01 Birthdays
Ralph Ellison1914–1994, American author.
Yitzhak RabinIsraeli Prime Minister
Augustus Saint-Gaudenssculptor
Robert Lowellpoet
Harry Belafontesinger, actor
Frederic Chopincomposer
Glenn Millerbandleader, and composer
David Nivenactor

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Note: Dates in the Islamic calendar are provided for planning purposes only, and calculated with the hdate Islamic calendar program for moonrise in Boston, Masschusetts. Depending on your location and other factors, this result may differ from actual religious observances by one day. Please consult your local religious authority for any religious determinations of hejiric date.