March 1875 in History

Events in History

  • 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
  • Mar 14 Smetana's "Vysehrad" premieres
  • Mar 15 1st US cardinal (John McCloskey) invested

Birthdays in History

  • Mar 2 Hans Lietzman, German theologist/church historian
  • Mar 4 Alberto Vaccari, Italian jesuit/old testament scholar/interpreter
  • Mar 4 Enrique Larreta, [E R Maza], Argentine diplomat and writer (Gloria de Don Ramiro), born in Buenos Aires (d. 1961)
  • Mar 4 Suze Groeneweg, 1st Dutch female parliament member (SDAP, 1918-37)
  • Mar 13 Maria E G "Lizzy" Ansingh, Dutch painter (Caught Sultane)
  • Mar 14 Isadore Gilbert Mudge, US, librarian/author (Thackeray Dictionary)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Mar 26 Syngman Rhee, First President of South Korea (1948-60), born in Haeju, North Korea (d. 1965)

First President of South Korea Syngman Rhee
First President of South Korea
Syngman Rhee
  • Mar 29 Lou Henry Hoover, 1st lady (1929-33)

Deaths in History

  • Mar 1 Tristan Corbière, French poet (b. 1845)
  • Mar 20 John Mitchel, Irish nationalist (Jail Journal), dies at 59
  • Mar 27 Edgar Quinet, French historian (b. 1803)