Historical Events in March 1876

  • Mar 1 Guernsey Cattle Club forms (Farmington Conn)
  • Mar 4 US Congress decides to impeach Minister of War Belknap

1stHistoric Invention

Mar 7 Alexander Graham Bell patents the telephone

  • Mar 7 Battle at Gura: Ethiopian emperor Yohannes beats Egyptians
  • Mar 10 First telephone call; Alexander Graham Bell says "Mr. Watson, come here, I want to see you" to his assistant Thomas Watson
  • Mar 16 Nelly Saunders & Rose Harland fight 1st female boxing match (NY)
  • Mar 17 1st record high jump over 6' (Marshall Jones Brooks)
  • Mar 17 Gen Crook destroy Cheyennes & Oglala-Sioux indian camps
  • Mar 24 37th Grand National: Joe Cannon aboard Regal wins
  • Mar 25 Glasgow 1st soccer match Scotland-Wales (4-0)