Historical Events in March 1853

  • Mar 2 Territory of Washington organized after separating from Oregon Ter
  • Mar 2 15th Grand National: Tom Oliver aboard Peter Simple wins
  • Mar 3 Transcontinental railroad survey is authorized by US Congress
  • Mar 3 US Assay Office in NYC authorized
  • Mar 4 Pope Pius IX recovers Catholic hierarchy in Netherlands
  • Mar 4 William Rufus de Vane King (D) sworn in as 13th US VP

Music releaseMusic Premiere

Mar 6 Giuseppe Verdi's Opera "La Traviata" premieres in Venice

Composer Giuseppe Verdi
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Giuseppe Verdi