Historical Events in March 1875

  • Mar 1 US Congress passes Civil Rights Act; invalidated by Supreme Ct, 1883
  • Mar 3 1st recorded hockey game (Montreal)
  • Mar 3 US Congress authorizes 20 cent coin, lasts only 3 years

Music releaseMusic Premiere

Mar 3 Georges Bizet's opera "Carmen" premieres (Paris)

Composer Georges Bizet
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Georges Bizet
  • Mar 14 Smetana's "Vysehrad" premieres
  • Mar 15 1st US cardinal (John McCloskey) invested
  • Mar 18 36th Grand National: Mr Tommy Pickernell aboard Pathfinder wins