On This Day

What Happened on March 1, 1780

Historical Events

  • Pennsylvania becomes 1st US state to abolish slavery (for newborns only)

Famous Birthdays

  • Leonard PJ du Bus de Gisignies, gov-general of Neth Indies (1826-30)
1780 Highlights

About March 1, 1780

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 239 years, 10 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Pisces