On This Day: March 03rd

This is 63rd day of the year and 303 days remain in the year.

in history
The U.S. Senate passed legislation overriding a presidential veto for the first time.
Florida became the 27th state in the United States.
Georges Bizet's opera Carmen debuted in Paris, to cool audience reception and panned by critics.
Belva Ann Bennett Lockwood became the first woman lawyer to be admitted to appear before the Supreme Court of the United States.
The "Star-Spangled Banner" was adopted as the national anthem.
Rodney King's vicious beating by Los Angeles police officers was caught on videotape.
Former dictator Augusto Pinochet returned to Chile after being detained in Britain on torture charges.
New embassies opened in Kenya and Tanzania, to replace those lost in the 1998 terrorist bombings.
March 03 Birthdays
Alexander Bell1847–1922, American Inventor.
Jean Harlowactress
Matthew RidgwayU.S. general
Jackie Joyner-Kerseeathlete
George M. Pullmanindustrialist

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