On This Day

What Happened on March 3, 1875

Carmen – the Show that Shocked Paris

Historical Events

  • 1st recorded hockey game (Montreal)

Music Premiere

Georges Bizet's last and greatest opera "Carmen" premieres in Paris

Composer Georges Bizet
Georges Bizet
  • US Congress authorizes 20 cent coin, lasts only 3 years
1875 Highlights

About March 3, 1875

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 146 years, 7 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces