|The Mughal emperor Akbar defeated the Bengal army in the battle of Tukaroi.
|The sixth Mughal emperor Aurangzeb died and Bahadur Shah I ascended the throne.
|American Revolutionary War: Samuel Nicholas and the Continental Marines successfully landed on New Providence and captured Nassau in the Bahamas.
|The U.S. Congress passed the Missouri Compromise, whichbalanced the addition of Missouri as a slave state with the admittanceof Maine as a free state.
|The United States Congress enacted a presidential veto law for the first time.
|Alexander Graham Bell, the inventor of the telephone, was born.
|The United States Congress passed the Gold Coinage Act to allow the structure of gold coins.
|The Emancipation Manifesto of Tsar Alexander II wasproclaimed, abolishing serfdom in Imperial Russia.
|The first American wartime military recruitment bill was enacted.
|The US Congress Civil Service System was established.
|French composer Georges Bizet's opera Carmen, based on thenovella of the same title by Prosper Mérimée, premiered at the OpéraComique in Paris.
|The first indoor game of ice hockey was played at the VictoriaSkating Rink in Montreal by James Creighton and McGill Universitystudents.
|The first indoor ice hockey game was played at the Victoria Skating Rink in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
|The first American female lawyer stepped into the US Supreme Court (Belva Ann Bennett Lockwood)
|American Telephone & Telegraph, at onepoint the world's largest telephone company, was incorporated in NewYork.
|A German scientist named Kotleb Diemler died at the age of 64. He succeeded in making motorcycles.
|The us The Army built the first dental corps, with sixty dentists involved.
|Thousands of women marched in Washington, D.C. 'in a spirit of protest' against the exclusion of women fromAmerican society.
|The National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA), thepredecessor of NASA, was founded.
|The United States established the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics, NASA's predecessor.
|Time magazine was first published.
|The Free State of Fiume, a short-lived independent free state located in the modern city of Rijeka, Croatia, was annexed by the Kingdom of Italy.
|Germany and Afghanistan signed a mutual friendship agreement.
|Oil was discovered in Saudi Arabia.
|Second World War-During a German aerial attack on London, 173people were killed in a stampede while trying to enter Bethnal Greentube station, which was being used as an air raid shelter.
|Gandhi of Mohandas ended his fast after 21 days.
|A former Armia Krajowa unit massacred at least 150 Ukrainian civilians in Pawlokoma, Poland.
|Jackie Brenston, with Ike Turner and his band, recorded 'Rocket 88', often cited as 'the first rock and roll record', at Sam Phillips' recording studios in Memphis, Tennessee.
|Turkish Airlines' DC 10 plane crashed near Paris, killing all 345 people on board.
|Pierre Tridieu was sworn in as Prime Minister of Canada for the second time.
|Pierre Trudeau takes over as Prime Minister of Canada.
|Elizabeth II inaugurated the Barbican Center in London.
|Motorist Rodney King was beaten by Los Angeles policemen, causing public outrage that increased tensions between the African American community and the police department over the issues of police brutality and social inequalities in the area.
|263 killed in gas explosion in Turkish coal mine.
|Auckland beat Wellington by 9 wickets and won Shell Trophy Final.
|Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Fayetteville. North Carolina is on WRCQ 103.5 FM.
|The Sky Tower in Auckland, the tallest free-standing structurein the Southern Hemisphere at 328 m (1,076 ft), opened.
|North of Kabul, Afghanistan is hit by Earthquake. It brought major devastation.
|Steve Fossett flies the Virgin Atlantic Global Flyer to a world record. He has completed the first non-stop, non-refuelled, solo flight around the world.
|Garry Kasparov has declared his retirement professionally from chess.
|Pakistan test-fired the Hatf-2 Abdali ballistic missile.
|Duffy debuted his debut album "Rockeroy".
|The building housing the Historical Archive of the City ofCologne, one of the the largest communal archives in Europe, collapsed.
|Armed people opened fire on the bus of the Sri Lankan cricket team going to play matches in Lahore, Pakistan.
|Multiple suicide bombers in Baquoba, Iraq killed at least 33 people and more than 50 people were wounded.
|A report is released by the United Nations stating world food prices are at the highest in 20 years.
|Mitt Romney, the U.S. Presidential candidate wins the caucus in Washington State.
|Two passenger trains collided head-on near the town ofSzczekociny in Poland, resulting in 16 deaths and 58 injuries.
|In Poland, 16 people were killed and 50 were injured in two train collisions.
|Queen Elizabeth II is admitted to the hospital for observation after experiencing symptoms of gastroenteritis. It is a precautionary measure taken.
|The United Nations declared March 3 as World Wildlife Day.
|45 people died in a bomb blast in Karachi, Pakistan.
|Forbes' annual ranking on the richest person in the world named Bill Gates is the world's richest person in the world. He is with a total net worth of $76 billion. He outranked last year's wealthiest person, Carlos Slim, by $4billion.