What Happened on March 2, 1867

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 1st Reconstruction act passed by US Congress

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jesse James gang robs bank in Savannah Missouri, 1 dead

Outlaw Jesse James
Jesse James
  • US Congress abolishes peonage in New Mexico
  • US Congress creates the Department of Education

Famous Deaths

  • French A Durlet, Belgian sculptor/architect, dies at 50