- 1896 After Bob Fitzsimmons KOs much larger Jim Corbett to win world Heavyweight championship he says, "The bigger they are, the harder they fall"
US issues 1st paper money ($5, $10, $20, $50, $100, $500 & $1000)
On March 10, 1862
- 1526 Holy Roman Emperor Charles V marries Princess Isabella of Portugal, his 1st cousin, in Seville
- 1863 Prince of Wales, Albert Edward (21) weds Princess Alexandra of Denmark (18) at Windsor Castle in St. George's chapel
- 1966 Dutch Crown Princess Beatrix (Queen Beatrix) marries German aristocrat Claus von Amsberg in Amsterdam
- 1927 American author and journalist "The Old man and the Sea" Enerest Hemingway divorces 1st wife Elizabeth Hadley Richardson