What Happened on March 3, 1875

Carmen – the Show that Shocked Paris

Historical Events

  • 1st recognised hockey game played at the Victoria Skating Rink, Montreal (according to International Ice Hockey Federation), though likely much earlier [1]

Music Premiere

Georges Bizet's last and greatest opera "Carmen" premieres at the Opéra-Comique in Paris, France

  • US Congress authorizes 20 cent coin, lasts only 3 years
1875 History

About March 3, 1875

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 148 years, 6 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces