On This Day

What Happened on March 2, 1836

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Republic of Texas declares independence from Mexico in Columbia

Author of the Texas Declaration of Independence George Childress
Author of the Texas Declaration of Independence
George Childress

Famous Birthdays

  • Henry Billings Brown, U.S. Supreme Court Justice (d. 1913)
1836 Highlights

About March 2, 1836

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 185 years, 4 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Pisces