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!
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- 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
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
1925: In 1922 Iranian government purchased its first aircraft from Germany. Junkers over Tehran, 1925
- The coffin of Charlie Chaplin was stolen!
- U.S. Capitol Bombed!
- Odyssey Spacecraft detected water on Mars!
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.
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.