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Events of March 1st:
March 1st is the 60th day of the year (61st day in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 305 days remaining until the end of the year.
On this page, we have placed information about March 1st, including famous people born on, historical events that occurred on, holidays and observances that fall on, and astrological connections of, this day.
Famous People born on March 1st:
40 Marcus Valerius Martialis - Martial (poet)
1445 Sandro Botticelli (painter)
1896 Harry Winston (jeweler)
1904 Glenn Miller (musician)
1910 David Niven (actor)
1914 Ralph Ellison (author)
1922 Yitzhak Rabin (Israeli Prime Minister)
1927 Harry Belafonte (singer)
1943 Gil Amelio (Apple CEO 1994-1998, venture capitalist)
1944 Roger Daltrey (singer - The Who, actor)
1945 Dirk Benedict (actor)
1954 Ron Howard (film director, ex-actor)
1958 Nik Kershaw (musician)
1959 Nick Griffin (British politician)
1966 Zack Snyder (film director)
1973 Jack Davenport (actor)
1987 Ke$ha (singer)
1994 Justin Bieber (singer)
March 1st in History:
1565 Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro founded.
1692 Beginning of the Salem witch trials when Sarah Good, Sarah Osborne, and Tituba are brought before local magistrates.
1781 Continental Cognress adopts the Articles of Confederation.
1790 First US census is authorized.
1803 Ohio admitted as 17th US state (retroactively declared on August 7th, 1953)
1815 Napoleon returns to France banished on Elba.
1867 Nebraska admitted as 37th US state.
1872 Yellowstone National Park established as the world's first National Park.
1896 Antoine Henri Becquerel discovers radioactivity.
1901 Australian Army founded.
1912 Albert Berry makes the first ever parachute jump from an aeroplane in St. Louis, in Missouri.
1919 Start of the March 1st Movement in Korea: Beginning of resistance to Japanese rule.
1932 Charles Lindbergh's son, Charles Augustus Lindbergh III, is kidnapped.
1936 The Hoover Dam is completed.
1946 The Bank of England is nationalized.
1947 The International Monetary Fund (IMF) begins operations.
1952 Joseph Stalin suffers a stroke.
1990 Steve Jackson Games is raided by the US Secret Service.
1992 Bosnia and Herzegovina declares independence from Yugoslavia.
1995 Yahoo! incorporated.
1998 Titanic is the first movie to gross over $1 billion.
2003 International Criminal Court begins operations in The Hague.
March 1st is also:
Roman New Year
Saint David's Day - Saint David is the patron Saint of Wales.
Feast of Saint Monan (Catholicism)
World Civil Defense Day
Independence Movement Day (Korea)
Baba Marta (Bulgaria)
People born on March 1st are Pisces
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