On This Day

Historical Events in March 1858

  • Mar 2 Frederick Cook of New Orleans, patents a cotton-bale metallic tie

Historic Event

Mar 5 Abolitionists establish "Crispus Attucks Day" in Boston

  • Mar 6 20th Grand National: William Archer wins aboard outsider Little Charley at 100/6
  • Mar 9 Albert Potts of Philadelphia patents the street mailbox

Historic Event

Mar 14 Ellen G. White receives a vision while attending a funeral service in Lovett's Grove, near Bowling Green, Ohio

  • Mar 18 Dutch Van der Brugghen government resigns
  • Mar 23 Streetcar patented (E A Gardner of Philadelphia)
  • Mar 30 Pencil with attached eraser patented (Hyman L Lipman of Philadelphia)