According to Gregory calendar, on March 02, the day number in a year is 62 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 63. March 02 has a special significance in India and world history, because many such incidents have occurred on this day which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let's know some such important events which will increase your general knowledge. The facts collected will be as follows: People born on this day, demise of famous people, war treaty, freedom of any country, invention of new technologies, change of power, important National and International Day etc.

Important Historical Events of 02 March in the World ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1444Skanderbeg organised the League of Lezhë, an alliance of Albanian principalities that is regarded as the first unified Albanian state.
1484The College of Arms, one of the few remaining official heraldic authorities in Europe, was established by royal charter in London.
1700Rajaram, the younger son of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, died in Sinhagad.
1717The Love of Mars and Venus' first ballet show was performed in England.
1776American Revolutionary War-Patriot militia from Georgia and South Carolina attempted to resist the British action to seize and remove supply ships anchored at Savannah, Georgia.
1776The Americans began shelling British troops in Boston.
1791French inventor Claude Chappe and his brothers firstdemonstrated the semaphore line, a signalling system of conveyinginformation by means of visual signals, using towers with pivoting shutters, also known as blades or paddles.
1807The US Congress passed a law prohibiting the importation of slaves into the country. This was an important step towards the abolition of slavery.
1825Roberto Cofresí, one of the last successful Caribbean pirates, was defeated in combat and captured by authorities.
1835Ferdinand became emperor king of Austria).
1836Texas Revolution-At a convention of delegates in Washington-on-the-Brazos, the Mexican state of Texas adopted a declaration ofindependence, establishing the Republic of Texas.
1852The first American experimental steam fire engine was tested.
1853The clothing company Levi Strauss & Company was established in the United States.
1865British newspaper "Morning Chronicle" publication started.
1866The needle company Excelsior began sewing machine needles.
1877The U.S. Electoral Commission awarded twenty disputed electoralvotes to Rutherford B. Hayes, thus assuring his victory in the 1876 U.S.presidential election.
1882Roderick McLean Shots Windsor attempted an attack on Queen Victoria, while they survived.
1899Mount Rainier National Park of the United States of America was established in Washington State.
1901The world's first wireless telegraph company opened in Hawaii.
1903The first hotel for women was opened in Martha Washington, New York.
1919Communist, revolutionary socialist, and syndicalist delegates met in Moscow to establish the Communist International.
1933The film King Kong made its premiere at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.
193517 Austrian Nazis sentenced to death for smuggling explosives into the country.
1937The Steel Workers Organizing Committee, precursor to the UnitedSteel Workers of America, made a dramatic breakthrough when it signed acollective bargaining agreement with U.S. Steel.
1939Italian Cardinal Eugenio Pacelli was elected as Pope and tookthe name Pius XII.
1946Ho Chi Minh was elected President of Vietnam.
1949The B-50 Superfortress Lucky Lady II landed in Fort Worth, Texas, after completing the first non-stop around-the-world airplane flight in 94 hours and one minute.
1956Morocco declared independence of France.
1962American basketball player Wilt Chamberlain, thenplaying for the Philadelphia Warriors, scored 100 points in a gameagainst the New York Knicks at Hersheypark Arena in Hershey,Pennsylvania, still a record in the National Basketball Associationtoday.
1965Vietnam War-The American and South Vietnamese air forces beganOperation Rolling Thunder, a sustained bombing campaign against NorthVietnam that eventually became the most intense air/ground battle wagedduring the Cold War period.
1965The Sound of Music film was screened at The New York of the Rivoli Theater.
1970Rhodesia, now the country of the African continent, Zimbabwe) became an independent republic.
1978Aboard the Soviet spacecraft Soyuz 28, Czech Vladimír Remek became the first person not from the Soviet Union or the United States to go into space.
1981Pakistani International Airways Flight 326 was hijacked by three gunmen soon after taking off from Karachi.
1982Mahatma Gandhi Setu was inaugurated in Patna, capital of Bihar.
1987American Motors was acquired by Chrysler Corporation.
1991A car bomb blast in Sri Lanka's capital Colombo killed 19 people, including the country's Deputy Minister of Defense Ranjan Vijayaratne.
1992Microsoft Windows released 3.1 in stores everywhere.
1993Salman Rushdie, the famous British based novelist divorces Marianne Wiggins.
1995Nick Leeson, British trader arrested for collapse of Barings Bank PLC.
1996Ranibima Royal College was established in Sri Lanka.
1997Prince al-Waleed bin Talal, the Saudi Arab billionaire acquires 5% of Apple Computer.
1999The new Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino opened in Las Vegas.
2004During the Iraq War, the terrorist organization Al Qaeda killed 170 people, injured more than 500.
2009President of Guinea-Bissau, Joao Bernardo Vierira was killed during an armed attack on his house in Bissau.
2010Agathe Habyarimana, the widow of Rwandan President Juvenal Habyarimana is arrested in France. She has been accused of helping plan the 1994 genocide.
2010The event, hosted by Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, saw more than five thousand people take their clothes off the stairs in front of the Sydney Opera House and pose for an American photographer named Spencer Tunic.
2011Pope Benedict XVI, in his book 'Jesus of Nazareth Part II', excuses the Jewish people for the responsibility of the death of Jesus.
2012The United States space agency, NASA reveals that it had its security compromised by hackers. It has made 13 times in the past year.
2013The University of Leicester has made a research that decreasing sitting time by 90 each day can result in major heath advantages. This will reduce the risk of Type 2 Diabetes.
2014Ellen DeGeneres hosted the 86th Academy Awards. The most awards are won by 'Gravity,' '12 Years a Slave,' and 'Dallas Buyers Club'. Since the year 2000 the broadcast received the highest views of any Oscar ceremony.
2014After Russian approval from Russia, President Vladimir Putin decided to send troops to Ukraine.

Important Historical Events of 02 March in India ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1949Sarojini Naidu, who played a leading role in the Indian independence movement and is known as 'Bharat Kokila', passed away.
1996Indian cricket legend, Sachin Tendulkar scored 137 against SL in Cricket World Cup. But India lost in the match.
1999The news of a secret agreement with India to sign the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Treaty (CTBT) was denied by the United States.

Famous People's Birthdays on 02 March 😀

Birth YearName/Category/Country
1923Mrs. Sundari / Educationist / India
1926P.K. Vasudevan Nair / Politician / India
1951Kishore Bhatt / Actor / India
1990Tiger Shroff / Actor / India

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