On This Day

What Happened on March 2, 1824

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Interstate commerce comes under federal control

Famous Birthdays

  • Bedrich Friedrich Smetana, Bohemian composer (Bartered Bride, Moldau)
  • Henry Beebee Carrington, American lawyer, professor, prolific author, and Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Wallingford, Connecticut (d. 1912)
  • Konstantin Ushinsky, Russian educationalist, credited as the founder of scientific pedagogy in Russia