Wednesday, March 1, 2017

This was 60th day of the year and 305 days remained in the year.

in history
1790
The U.S. Congress authorized the first census.
1803
Ohio became the 17th state in the United States.
1864
Rebecca Lee was the first black woman awarded a medical degree.
1867
Nebraska became the 37th state in the United States.
1872
Yellowstone became the world's first National Park.
1932
The 20-month-old son of Charles Lindbergh was kidnapped.
1961
President John F. Kennedy signed a signed an executive order establishing the Peace Corps.
1981
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
Augustus Saint-Gaudenssculptor
Robert Lowellpoet
Harry Belafontesinger, actor
Frederic Chopincomposer
Glenn Millerbandleader, and composer
David Nivenactor



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