Historical Events in March 1824

  • Mar 2 Interstate commerce comes under federal control
  • Mar 4 The "National Institution for the Preservation of Life from Shipwreck" founded in the United Kingdom, later to be renamed The Royal National Lifeboat Institution in 1858.
  • Mar 5 First Burmese War: The British officially declare war on Burma
  • Mar 7 Meyerbeers opera "Il Crociati in Egitto" premieres in Venice
  • Mar 11 US War Department creates the Bureau of Indian Affairs
  • Mar 17 Britain & Netherlands sign a trade agreement
  • Mar 21 Fire at Cairo ammunitions dump kills 4,000 horses

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Mar 24 1st performance of Ludwig van Beethoven's "Missa Solemnis" in St. Petersburg