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1 March

492 – Rome – Pope Felix III died. Gelasius I became Pope. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pope_Gelasius_I

705 – Rome – John VII became Pope. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pope_John_VII

965 – Rome – Pope Leo VIII died. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pope_Leo_VIII

1457 – Bohemia – Unitas Fratrum (Unity of Brethren) established in Kunvald. http://www.unitasfratrum.org/index.php/origin-growth-of-the-unitas-fratrum/

1476 – Castile – Battle of Toro (War of the Castilian Succession). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Toro

1562 – France – French Wars of Religion began with Massacre of Vassy. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Massacre_of_Vassy https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_Wars_of_Religion

1565 – Brazil – Rio de Janeiro founded. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Rio_de_Janeiro


1692 – America – Salem witch trials started in Salem, Massachusetts. https://youtu.be/PdX1vK03hRw http://salem.lib.virginia.edu/home.html

1700 – Sweden – Swedish Calendar introduced. http://europeanhistory.about.com/library/bldyk2.htm

1713 – America – Siege of Fort Neoheroka began (Tuscarora War). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fort_Neoheroka

1790 – USA – First census authorized. http://www2.census.gov/prod2/decennial/documents/1790m-02.pdf

1803 – USA – Ohio became 17th State. http://www.50states.com/ohio.htm

1847 – USA – Michigan formally abolished capital punishment. http://www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard.php?az=view_all&address=104×1180451

1867 – USA – Nebraska became 37th State. http://www.50states.com/ohio.htm

1870 – Paraguay – Battle of Cerro Corá (Paraguayan War). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Cerro_Cor%C3%A1

1872 – USA – Yellowstone National Park established. http://www.nps.gov/aboutus/history.htm

1873 – USA – First practical typewriter produced by E Remington and Sons, Ilion, New York. http://www.historyofinformation.com/expanded.php?id=2503

1886 – Singapore – Anglo-Chinese School founded by Bishop William Oldman. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anglo-Chinese_School

1893 – USA – First public demonstration of radio given by Nikola Tesla in St. Louis, Missouri. http://www.edn.com/electronics-blogs/nikola-tesla/4408090/Tesla-gives-1st-public-demonstration-of-radio–March-1–1893

1896 – Ethiopia – Battle of Adwa (First Italo-Ethiopian War). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Adwa

1901 – Australia – Australian Army formed. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australian_Army

1910 – USA – Avalanche in Wellington, Washington buried train, 96 killed. http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&File_Id=5127

1919 – South Korea – Declaration of independence from Japan.

1932 – USA – Charles Augustus Lindbergh III kidnapped. http://www.fbi.gov/about-us/history/famous-cases/the-lindbergh-kidnapping


1936 – USA – Hoover Dam completed. https://youtu.be/-xz7i3FD8Lw  http://waterandpower.org/Construction_of_Hoover_Dam.html

1938 – USA – A Douglas DC-2 crashed in Yosemite National Park, 9 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19380301-0

1939 – Japan – A Japanese Imperial Army ammunition dump exploded at Hirakata, Osaka, 94 killed.

1940 – Indian Ocean – Imperial Airways plane reported missing over Gulf of Oman, 8 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19400301-0

1941 – Norway – Deutsche Lufthansa plane crashed at Hommelvik Bay, 3 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19410301-1

1941 – USA – W47NV radio station started in Nashville, Tennessee. U.S.. http://jeff560.tripod.com/fm4.html

1942 – Netherlands East Indies – Battle of Sunda Strait ended (WWII). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Sunda_Strait

1942 – Java Sea – Second Battle of Java Sea (WWII). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_Battle_of_the_Java

1950 – Colombia – SAM plane crashed at Medellín-Enrique Olaya Herrera Airport, 2 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19500301-0

1954 – Pacific Ocean – Castle Bravo hydrogen bomb detonated on Bikini Atoll by US. http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/march/1/newsid_2781000/2781419.stm

1956 – Germany – National People’s Army formed. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_People%27s_Army

1961 – USA – Peace Corps established. http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/peace-corps-established

1961 – Uganda – Became self-governing and held first election.

1962 – USA – American Airline Flight 1 crashed in Jamaica Bay, NY, 95 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19620301-0

1964 – Chile – Villarrica Volcano erupted, destroyed half of Conaripe. http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/volcanoes/chile/villarica.html

1966 – Syria – The Ba’ath Party took power. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ba%27ath_Party


1971 – USA – Bomb exploded in US Capitol Building, Washing DC. http://youtu.be/jbQCpUhONtk  http://www.thecrimson.com/article/1971/3/2/bomb-explodes-in-capitol-blast-linked/

1992 – Bosnia and Herzegovina – Independence from Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bosnia_and_Herzegovina

1995 – Poland – Prime Minister Waldemar Pawlak resigned. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Waldemar_Pawlak

2002 – Afghanistan – Operation Anaconda began (War in Afghanistan). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Anaconda

2002 – Spain – The peseta replaced by the euro.

2004 – Iraq – Mohammed Bahr al-Uloum became President. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mohammad_Bahr_al-Ulloum

2007 – USA – Tornadoes across southern US, 20 killed.

2014 – China – Kunming Station attack, 29 killed. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-26402367

York

1682 – Sir Thomas Herbert died. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sir_Thomas_Herbert,_1st_Baronet

1730 – Foundation stone of Assembly Rooms, Blake Street laid. http://www.yorkconservationtrust.org/blakestreet-assemblyrooms.html