On This Day

What Happened on March 2, 1877

Historical Events


Electoral defeatElection of Interest

US Electoral Commission declares Rutherford B. Hayes (R) winner of the presidential election with an electoral vote of 185-184 against Samuel J. Tilden (D)

19th US President Rutherford B. Hayes
19th US President
Rutherford B. Hayes

1877 Highlights

About March 2, 1877

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 143 years, 10 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces