Historical Events in March 1858

  • Mar 2 Frederick Cook, New Orleans, patents a cotton-bale metallic tie

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Mar 5 Abolitionists establish "Crispus Attucks Day" in Boston

Former Slave and Seaman Crispus Attucks
Former Slave and Seaman
Crispus Attucks
  • Mar 6 20th Grand National: William Archer aboard Little Charley wins
  • Mar 9 Albert Potts of Philadelphia patents the street mailbox

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Mar 14 Ellen G. White receives a vision while attending a funeral service in Lovett's Grove, near Bowling Green, Ohio

Christian Pioneer Ellen G. White
Christian Pioneer
Ellen G. White
  • Mar 18 Dutch Van der Brugghen government resigns
  • Mar 23 Streetcar patented (E A Gardner of Philadelphia)
  • Mar 30 Pencil with attached eraser patented (Hyman L Lipman of Philadelphia)