Historical Events in March 1886

  • Mar 1 The Anglo-Chinese School in Singapore is founded by Bishop William Oldham.
  • Mar 6 1st US alternating current power plant starts, Great Barrington, MA
  • Mar 6 1st US nurses' magazine, The Nightingale, 1st appears, NYC
  • Mar 17 Carrollton Massacre (Mississippi) 20 African Americans killed
  • Mar 20 1st AC power plant in US begins commercial operation, Mass
  • Mar 26 1st cremation in England
  • Mar 26 48th Grand National: Tommy Skelton aboard Old Joe wins