Today in History

Listings for Thursday, March 2, 2023.

Birthdays:


Events:
  • 1836 Texas declares independence from Mexico.
  • 1861 Congress creates the Territory of Nevada.
  • 1917 Puerto Rico territory created, US citizenship granted.
  • 1929 US Court of Customs & Patent Appeals created by US Congress.
  • 1949 First automatic street light installed. (In New Milford, CT)
  • 1958 First surface crossing of the Antarctic continent ends.
  • 1972 Pioneer 10 launched for Jupiter flyby.
  • 1974 First Class postage raised to 10 cents from 8 cents.
  • 1978 Soyuz 28 carries 2 cosmonauts (1 Czechoslovakian) to Salyut 6

That's all for today.



Today In History