About March 1

March 1, 2022 is the 60th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 305 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Tuesday.

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Pisces is the sun sign of a person born on this day. Aquamarine is the modern birthstone for this month. Jade is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 327 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

What Happened On March 1

  • 317
    Crispus and Constantine II, sons of Roman Emperor Constantine I, and Licinius Iunior, son of Emperor Licinius, are made Caesares
  • 1562
    23 Huguenots are massacred by Catholics in Wassy, France, marking the start of the French Wars of Religion.
  • 1593
    The Uppsala Synod is summoned to confirm the exact forms of the Lutheran Church of Sweden.
  • 1633
    Samuel de Champlain reclaims his role as commander of New France on behalf of Cardinal Richelieu.
  • 1642
    Georgeana, Massachusetts (now known as York, Maine), becomes the first incorporated city in the United States.
  • 1700
    Sweden introduces its own Swedish calendar, in an attempt to gradually merge into the Gregorian calendar, reverts to the Julian calendar on this date in 1712, and introduces the Gregorian Calendar on this date in 1753.
  • 1790
    The first United States census is authorized.
  • 1836
    A convention of delegates from 57 Texas communities convenes in Washington-on-the-Brazos, Texas, to deliberate independence from Mexico.
  • 1870
    Marshal F.S. López dies during the Battle of Cerro Corá thus marking the end of the War of the Triple Alliance.
  • 1901
    The Australian Army was formed.
  • 1921
    The Australian cricket team captained by Warwick Armstrong becomes the first team to complete a whitewash of The Ashes, something that would not be repeated for 86 years.
  • 1932
    The son of Charles Lindbergh, Charles Augustus Lindbergh III, is kidnapped.
  • 1936
    The Hoover Dam is completed.
  • 1946
    The Bank of England is nationalised.
  • 1962
    American Airlines Flight 1 crashes on take off in New York.
  • 1973
    Black September storms the Saudi embassy in Khartoum, Sudan, resulting in the assassination of three Western hostages.
  • 1989
    The United States becomes a member of the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works.
  • 1990
    Steve Jackson Games is raided by the United States Secret Service, prompting the later formation of the Electronic Frontier Foundation.
  • 2003
    The International Criminal Court holds its inaugural session in The Hague.
  • 2007
    Tornadoes break out across the southern United States, killing at least 20; eight of the deaths are at a high school in Enterprise, Alabama.

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