On This Day

What Happened on March 3, 1891

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • The Penalty Spot Kick rule in Association Football is conceived, but does not come into effect until the next season.
  • US Congress creates Courts of Appeal
  • US Congress creates Office of Superintendent of Immigration (Treasury Dept)

Famous Birthdays

  • Federico Moreno Torroba, composer
  • Jan Donner, Dutch minister of Justice/president High Council