Dates with Destiny -March

Special Historical Events are in Order below by Month, Day, Year.
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March Day Year Special Historic Events                   
 
1
1784
Articles of Confederation retified
 
2
1836
Texas Independence Day
 
3
1931
Star Spangled Banner adopted as National Anthem
 
4
1791
Vermont Entered the Union as 14th State
 
5
1770
Boston Massacre
 
6
1836
Battle of the Alamo (Texas - Mexican War) ended after 13 day standoff
 
7
1876
Patent Awarded to Alexander Graham Bell for first telephone
 
8
1874
Death of President Millard Fillmore
 
9
1862
Hampton Roads, VA  - Battle between USS Monitor and CSSMerrimac
 
10
1876
Alexander Graham Bell Makes First Telephone Call
 
11
1794
Founding of the United States Navy
 
12
1789
General Post Office Established by Congress
 
13
1884
Standard Time Established in the United States
 
14
1794
Patent on Cottin Gin Issued by Eli Whitney
 
15
1767
Andrew Jackson Inaugurated 7th  U.S. President
 
16
1945
Iwo Jima Island 750 Miles off Japan Taken by Marines
 
17
Annual
St. Patrick's Day
 
18
1959
President Eisenhower  Signed Hawaiian Statehood Bill
 
19
1860
Birth of William Jennings Bryan - Orator
 
20
Annual
Beginning of Spring
 
21
1942
Gen. D. MacArthur placed Command of U,S. Forces in S.W. Pacific
 
22
1765
England Imposed the Stamp Act on America
 
23
1775
Partick Henry Delivered Famous Oration
 
24
1934
Philippine Independence Bill Signed
 
25
1942
Japanese Installations on Wake Island Destroyed by U.S. Forces
 
26
1794
First Embargo Act Passed by Congress
 
27
1513
Ponce de Leon Discovered Florida
 
28
1918
American Army in France Under Field Marshall Foch
 
29
1638
Delaware Gets First Settlement
 
30
1887
Alaska Purchased from Russia by the United States
 
31
1854
First United States-Japan Treaty