1st March

The events happened on 1st March are :

1872 : Establishment of Yellowstone as world's first national park : Yellowstone National Park, situated in the western United States and designated a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1978, was established by the U.S. Congress as the country's—and the world's—first national park this day in 1872.

1961 : The Peace Corps was established by U.S. President John F. Kennedy by means of his Peace Corps Act.

1932 : The infant son of American aviator Charles A. Lindbergh was abducted from his home, Bruno Hauptmann being later convicted of the baby's kidnapping and murder.

1919 : Protesters in Seoul, Korea, launched the March First Movement, a series of demonstrations for Korean national independence from Japan.

1896 : The Ethiopian army of Emperor Menilek II won a decisive victory against the Italian army at Adwa, Ethiopia.

1875 : Republicans in the U.S. Congress passed the last of the Force Acts, which protected the constitutional rights of blacks during Reconstruction.

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