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Know what happened on 01st March


Importance of 01st March in History

Know all Events, anniversaries, death, born that makes 01st March special in the world history.

2006
Welsh Assembly Building opened by the Queen
Great Britain
1984
Death of Jackie Coogan, American actor, first major Hollywood child star
United States
1983
Swatch introduced their first watches .
Switzerland
1978
Death of Paul Scott, English author, best known for The Raj Quartet.
Great Britain
1946
Bank of England nationalised
Great Britain
1912
Albert Berry makes the first parachute jump from a moving airplane.
United States
1895
Death of Pauline Musters, the shortest woman ever recorded, who at the time of her death was 24 inches in height.
Netherlands
1894
Blackpool Tower opens
Great Britain
1872
The world's first national Park, the Yellowstone National Park, was established.
United States
1858
Birth of Georg Simmel, German sociologist and philosopher .
Germany
1815
Napoleon escapes Elba; arrives in France
France
1812
Birth of Augustus Pugin, English architect.
Great Britain
1810
Birth of Frédéric Chopin, Polish composer.
Poland
1628
Writs issued by Charles I that every county in England (not just seaport towns) pay ship tax by this date
Great Britain
1620
Death of Thomas Campion, English lyric poet and madrigal writer.
Great Britain
1565
Rio de Janeiro founded.
Brazil
1562
Over 1,000 Huguenots massacred in Wassy-sur-Blaise – start of the First War of Religion in France (and see 1572)
France
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