What Happened on March 3, 1869

Historical Events

  • 31st Grand National: George Stevens wins his 4th GN aboard 100/7 outsider The Colonel; repeats with back-to-back victories the following year
  • University of South Carolina opens to all races

Famous Birthdays

  • Henry Wood, British conductor associated with London's "Proms" concerts, vocal teacher (Gentle Art of Singing), and composer (Fantasia on British Sea Songs), born in London, England (d. 1944)
Born in 1869

About March 3, 1869

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 154 years, 3 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces