Historical Events on March 3, 1873

About Mar 3, 1873

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 145 years, 6 months and 23 days

Historical Events

  • US Congress & government retroactively raise own salaries
  • US Congress authorizes federal departmental postage stamps
  • US Congress enacts the Comstock Law, making it illegal to send any "obscene, lewd, or lascivious" books through the mail