On This Day: March 01st
This is 61st day of the year and 305 days remain in the year.
The U.S. Congress authorized the first census.
Rebecca Lee was the first black woman awarded a medical degree.
IRA member Bobby Sands began a hunger strike in Maze Prison; he would die 65 days later.
March 01 BirthdaysRalph Ellison1914–1994, American author.
Yitzhak RabinIsraeli Prime Minister
Harry Belafontesinger, actor
Glenn Millerbandleader, and composer