Historical Events in March 1770

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Mar 5 Boston Massacre (Incident on King Street): British soldiers kill 5 men in a crowd throwing snowballs, stones and sticks at them. African American Crispus Attucks 1st to die; later held up as early black martyr. Massacre galvanizes anti-British feelings.

Former Slave and Seaman Crispus Attucks
Former Slave and Seaman
Crispus Attucks

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Mar 31 Immanuel Kant is appointed Professor of Logic and Metaphysics at the University of Königsberg

Philosopher Immanuel Kant
Philosopher
Immanuel Kant