1 March

March 1 is the 60th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar; 305 days remain until the end of the year.

We have some interesting facts & historic events all about March 1st, including areas in religion, crime, health and more.

Keep reading for more interesting facts about March 1st in history!

Table of Contents

  1. Global Celebrations
  2. Historic Events
  3. Famous Birthdays
  4. Heartbreaking Deaths

Global Celebrations

  • World Civil Defence Day.
  • Zero Discrimination Day.
  • Self Injury Awareness Day.
  • National Pig Day
  • World Compliment Day
  • National Horse Protection Day
  • National Fruit Compote Day
  • Plan a Solo Vacation Day
  • Refired Not Retired Day

Historic Events

What Happened On This Day – March 1

1998: Titanic becomes the first film to gross $1 billion

James Cameron’s epic account of the sinking of the Titanic had a budget of $ 200 million and grossed over $ 2 billion in the end.

1995: Internet giant Yahoo! is incorporated

The company was founded in January 1994 as Jerry’s guide to the World Wide Web by Jerry Yang and David Filo.

1947: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is formed

The IMF’s primary goal of improving the economies of its member countries has frequently been overshadowed in the past by criticisms about the fund’s alleged support of dictatorships and negative impact on the environment.

1932: Aviator Charles Lindbergh’s son is kidnapped

The toddler’s abduction and death was one of the most publicized crimes of the century.

1896: Henri Becquerel discovers radioactivity

The French physicist made his groundbreaking discovery while trying to prove his erroneous theory that phosphorescent uranium salts absorb sunlight and reemit it as X-rays.

1945: Indian soldiers with Italian civilians, World War II, 1945

1945: Indian soldiers with Italian civilians, World War II, 1945
1945: Indian soldiers with Italian civilians, World War II, 1945

1925: In 1922 Iranian government purchased its first aircraft from Germany. Junkers over Tehran, 1925

Tragic Incidents

  • The coffin of Charlie Chaplin was stolen!
  • U.S. Capitol Bombed!
  • Odyssey Spacecraft detected water on Mars!

Famous Birthdays

Births On This Day, March 1

1994: Justin Bieber, Canadian singer-songwriter, dancer

1944: Roger Daltrey, English singer-songwriter, producer, actor

1922: Yitzhak Rabin, Israeli politician, 5th Prime Minister of Israel, Nobel Prize laureate

1904: Glenn Miller, American trombonist, composer, bandleader

1810: Frédéric Chopin, Polish pianist, composer

Justin Bieber was born.

Roger Daltrey was born.

Ron Howard was born.

Heartbreaking Deaths

Deaths On This Day, March 1

2014: Alain Resnais, French director, cinematographer, screenwriter

1983: Arthur Koestler, Hungarian/English author, journalist

1980: Dixie Dean, English footballer

1912: George Grossmith, English actor, singer

1643: Girolamo Frescobaldi, Ferrarese pianist, composer

Anne Frank died.

Bonnie Franklin died.

Joe Besser died.

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