Historical Events in March 1831

Historic Event

Mar 1 Lord John Russell introduces the Reform Bill in the British House of Commons on the government's behalf to revamp the electoral system of England and Wales and increase the franchise

  • Mar 2 John Frazee becomes 1st US sculptor to receive a federal commission

Historic Event

Mar 6 Edgar Allan Poe removed from West Point military academy

  • Mar 6 Vincenzo Bellini's opera "La Sonnambula" premieres at Teatro Carcano in Milan, Italy
  • Mar 10 The French Foreign Legion is established by King Louis-Philippe to support his war in Algeria
  • Mar 19 1st US bank robbery, the City Bank in New York robbed of $245,000
  • Mar 29 Great Bosnian uprising: Bosniak rebel against Turkey.
  • Mar 31 Mainzer Rijnvaart Convention ends
  • Mar 31 Quebec & Montreal incorporated