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MARCH 2nd 1793 : Sam Houston, Texan leader was born http://www.texasranger.org/history/RangersRepublic.htm After the Revolution, "Texians" (as they were called) were more reliant on the Rangers than ever. The "Ranging men" organized by Moses Morrison and Stephen F. Austin in 1823, served as needed through the War of Independence. However, the end of the war brought an empty Texas treasury and the Texian Army was disbanded by 1838. Texas Rangers were often the only force protecting the frontiers of the new republic.
MARCH 3rd 1931 : The US adopt the 'Star Spangled Banner' as their national anthem. Welcome to The Flag House & Star-Spangled Banner Museum, Birthplace of America's Flag! http://www.flaghouse.org/
March 6th 1861 : The week. Abraham Lincoln becomes the 16th President of the United States Biography of Abraham Lincoln the sixteenth President of the United States (1861-1865). www.whitehouse.gov/history/presidents/al16.html
March 7th 1918 : This week. Moscow becomes the new capital city of Russia The Moscow Times - Daily News on Business, Politics and Culture in ... The Moscow Times is a daily English-language newspaper featuring objective, reliable news on business, politics and culture in Russia and the former Soviet . www.the moscow times.com/
March 8th March 8 International Women's Day http://www.boloji.com/women/wd6.htm It is interesting to note how certain social movements take on colorful dimensions over the years. For instance, March 8th is a red letter day in the history of career women who struggled hard to gain better working conditions and fair wages. The day marks a milestone in the path of persevering women who financially support their families through hard labor. United, powerful and persistent struggle won them decent working atmosphere and better salary. The anniversary of this momentous achievement began to celebrated every year, initially by the working women alone. Gradually the day began to mean a day of celebration and felicitation for all women throughout the world.
March 9th 1950 : Edgar Rice Burroughs the US novelist, author of the 'Tarzan' books, dies Edgar Rice Burroughs Inc. welcomes you to the official TARZAN ® Web site. www. tarzan .org/
March 10th 1910 : The first film made in Hollywood ('Old Califormia') released http://www.filmsite.org/milestones1910s.html
March 13th 1898 : Dorothy Gish was born on the 11th, Silent screen star Dorothy Gish - Silent and Sound Movie Star - goldensilents.com
Dorothy Gish was born Dorothy Elizabeth de Guiche in Dayton,
www.goldensilents.com/stars/ dorothy gish .html
A language club is being formed: Texoma Esperanto Club. Esperanto is an
easy-to-learn constructed language, used as an 'auxiliary' language among
people who don't speak the same language. It's especially useful on the
internet. For more information, contact Cindy McKee: firstname.lastname@example.org
March 15th 1937 : The United States sets up its first central blood bank Give Blood at Red Cross www.RedCross.org Register to give blood , locate nearby collection centers, drives.
March 16th 1802 : West Point, the first United States Military Academy, opens its doors
March 17th Celebrating Saint Patrick's Day So marching on 17 March to the sound of Irish tunes became an American way of life. ... On 17 March 1776 the British evacuated the city of Boston and George ... www.irelandseye.com/paddy/17March.html
March 20th 1602 : Dutch East India Company founded. The Dutch East India Company ( Vereenigde Oostindische Compagnie or VOC in Dutch , literally "United East Indies Company") was established on March 20 , 1602 , when the Estates-General of the Netherlands granted it a 21-year monopoly to carry out colonial activities in Asia . It was the first multinational corporation in the world and it was the first company to issue stocks . http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dutch_East_India_Company
March 21st http://www.onmac.net/ Looking for the best of both worlds? That is a PC and MAC, now you can run XP on the Mac? Why, simply because you can.
March 22nd 1888 - The Football League is formed. http://www.fchd.btinternet.co.uk/lghist/fl/fl.ti the Football League was the first league to be formed in the world. From small beginnings of 12 clubs in 1888 (all based around the North of England and the Midlands), expansion saw the league cater for 92 clubs by 1950.
March 23rd 2001 - The World Wrestling Federation purchases rival organization World Championship Wrestling for an estimated $7 million. So check out http://wrestlingexposed.com/
March 24th 1930 : Steve McQueen, American actor. Check out Steve's movie posters at http://www.stevemcqueen.org.uk/
MARCH 25th http://www.buckowens.com/ 03-25-2006 Country Music Hall of Fame musician Alvis E. "Buck" Owens died early Saturday morning at his Bakersfield, CA home. His family says Buck died in his sleep and the cause of death is not yet known. Buck was born on August 12, 1929 in Sherman, Texas. The son of a sharecropper, Buck traveled with his family to the Phoenix, Arizona area in 1937 as they searched for a better life. Eventually, they traveled to California's San Joaquin Valley, doing farm work. At a young age Buck vowed that when he grew up, he would not be poor. He found a way out of his family's poverty through his musical talent.
March 27th 1794 : United States Navy founded Official information about the United States Navy . www. navy .mil/
March 28th 1955 - Reba McEntire < http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reba_McEntire >
, American singer and actress Reba's Official Web Site. Includes an
interactive area called RebaNet with special features and services.
www.reba.com/ < http://www.reba.com/ >
March 29th 1974: The American spacecraft Mariner 10 takes the first close-up
photographs of Mercury. Mariner 10
< http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/nmc/tmp/1973-085A.html >
Spacecraft and mission profile from the National Space Science Data Center.
March 30th 1867: Alaska purchased from Russia for 7.2 million dollars, by
America The State of Alaska < http://www.state.ak.us/ > Official site.
Governor, Lieutenant Governor, budget, elections, policies, departments,
business, communities, services, legislature, courts, tech training, ...
March 31st 1889: The Eiffel Tower in Paris, 985ft tall, was officially
opened. The official site of the Eiffel Tower
< http://www.tour-eiffel.fr/teiffel/uk/ >
The official Eiffel Tower website: 500 pages, 1000 illustrations, 360° & 3-D
virtual visits, videos of the millennium sparkling lights and fireworks
www.tour-eiffel.fr/teiffel/uk/ < http://www.tour-eiffel.fr/teiffel/uk/ >
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