Historical Events in March 1871

  • Mar 1 J Milton Turner named US minister to Liberia
  • Mar 3 US Congress changes Indian tribes status from independent to dependent
  • Mar 3 US Congress establishes the civil service system
  • Mar 16 1st fertilizer law enacted
  • Mar 17 National Association of Professional Base-Ball players organized
  • Mar 18 Communards revolt in Paris

CommunicationHenry Morton Stanley's Expedition to Africa

Mar 21 Journalist Henry Morton Stanley begins his famous expedition to Africa

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mar 21 Otto von Bismarck elevated to rank of F├╝rst (Prince)

German Statesman Otto von Bismarck
German Statesman
Otto von Bismarck
  • Mar 21 32nd Grand National: Mr Tommy Pickernell aboard The Lamb IRE wins
  • Mar 22 William Holden of NC becomes 1st governor removed by impeachment
  • Mar 26 Municipal elections bring revolutionaries to power in Paris to form Commune government
  • Mar 27 1st international rugby game-Scotland 1, England 0
  • Mar 28 SF Art Association holds open reception at 430 Pine

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mar 29 Royal Albert Hall opened by Queen Victoria in London

Queen of the United Kingdom Victoria
Queen of the United Kingdom
Victoria