Historical Events in March 1801

  • Mar 3 1st US Jewish governor, David Emanuel, takes office in Georgia

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mar 4 Thomas Jefferson is the first US President inaugurated in Washington, D.C.

3rd US President Thomas Jefferson
3rd US President
Thomas Jefferson
  • Mar 7 Massachusetts enacts 1st state voter registration law
  • Mar 8 British drive French forces from Abukir, Egypt
  • Mar 10 First official census in Great Britain, revealing a population of approximately 10 million

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Mar 14 Henry Addington becomes Prime Minister of the United Kingdom after his friend William Pitt the Younger resigns after being unable to persuade King George III of the need for Catholic Emancipation

British Prime Minister Henry Addington
British Prime Minister
Henry Addington
British Prime Minister William Pitt the Younger
British Prime Minister
William Pitt the Younger
  • Mar 24 Aleksandr Pavlovich Romanov becomes Tsar Alexander I of Russia