Friday, January 28, 2022 (Week 04)

March 1 in History

What happened on March 1 in history?

A chronological timetable of historical events that occurred on march 1 in history. Historical facts of the day in the areas of military, politics, science, music, sports, arts, entertainment and more. Discover what happened on march 1 in history.

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1992
Bosnian Serbs begin sniping in Sarajevo, after Croats and Muslims vote for Bosnian independence.
1985
The Pentagon accepts the theory that an atomic war would block the sun, causing a “nuclear winter.”
1974
A grand jury indicts seven of President Nixon‘s aides for the conspiracy on Watergate.
1969
Mickey Mantle announces his retirement from baseball.
1968
Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara is replaced by Clark Clifford.
1960
1,000 Black students pray and sing the national anthem on the steps of the old Confederate Capitol in Montgomery, Ala.
1943
The British RAF conducts strategic bombing raids on all European railway lines.
1942
Japanese troops land on Java in the Pacific.
1941
Bulgaria joins the Axis as the Nazis occupy Sofia.
1935
Germany officially establishes the Luftwaffe.
1932
The Lindbergh baby is kidnapped from the Lindbergh home near Princeton, New Jersey.
1921
The Allies reject a $7.5 billion reparations offer in London. German delegation decides to quit all talks.
1919
The Korean coalition proclaims their independence from Japan.
1915
The Allies announce their aim to cut off all German supplies and assure the safety of the neutrals.
1912
Albert Berry completes the first in-flight parachute jump, from a Benoist plane over Kinlock Field in St. Louis, Missouri.
1875
Congress passes the Civil Rights Act, which is invalidated by the Supreme Court in 1883.
1871
German troops enter Paris, France, during the Franco-Prussian War.
1815
Napoleon lands at Cannes, France, returning from exile on Elba, with a force of 1,500 men and marches on Paris.
1808
In France, Napoleon creates an imperial nobility.
1803
Ohio becomes the 17th state to join the Union.
1780
Pennsylvania becomes the first U.S. state to abolish slavery.
1776
French minister Charles Gravier advises his Spanish counterpart to support the American rebels against the English.
1692
Sarah Goode, Sarah Osborne and Tituba are arrested for the supposed practice of witchcraft in Salem, Mass.
1642
York, Maine becomes the first incorporated American city.