March 1 in Pop Culture History
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Asiatic Fleet Memorial Day
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Horse Protection Day
Peanut Butter Lover’s Day
National Pig Day
Plan a Solo Vacation Day
Awareness Day on Self-Injury
Make a Smile Day
Day for Wedding Planning
Salem Witch Trials There were several hearings and trials of those accused of witchcraft in Colonial Massachusetts in 1692. They were successful. in The execution of twenty people, predominantly women, who were found guilty in witchcraft.
When a small group of girls aged between 14 and 16 began to participate in the trials, they were able to bring together a number of witnesses. in Salem Village said that it was possessed by Satan and claimed several women were practicing witchcraft. The allegations quickly spread and many more were charged. Many were detained and tried.
A special court was established by the colonial government to conduct trials. The defendants were presumed guilty until proved innocent. Court relied heavily upon spectral evidence. This was testimony given by the accused who claimed to be seeing the accusations as a spirit or specter. The accusers were frequently subject to harsh questions and held accountable. in Unsanitary and crowded conditions
William Phips (the governor of Massachusetts) ordered the ban on the use of spectral evidence. 19 people had already been hanged and one was being pressed. Twenty others were also executed. in The heavy stones were placed upon the accuse until they confessed, or even died.
1692 – In Salem Village in The Massachusetts Bay Colony’s Sarah Goode and Sarah Osborne were all accused of witchcraft. This led to the Salem Witchcraft Trials. The trials resulted in the deaths of 20 people, including women and men who were innocent of the practice of the dark arts.
1783 (Earthquake) Calabria, Italy
1790 – The first United States census was authorized.
1868 – The Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity was founded at the University of Virginia.
1872 – Congress made 1There are 221,773 acres in public land in the area of what were later the states of Wyoming, Montana, and Idaho as America’s first national park – Yellowstone National Park. Yellowstone National Park covers an area covering 3,468.4 miles.
1910 – An avalanche in Wellington, Washington, took The Great Northern Railroad’s westbound Spokane Express and the Wellington Train Station. There were 96 deaths.
1915 – Iceland’s prohibition laws banned drinks containing more than 2.25% alcohol until March 1st, 1989. March 1. is celebrated now “Beer Day.”
1921 – Harry Houdini earned a US Patent (#1To learn his tricks of underwater magic, please call.370,31
1932 – The Lindbergh Kidnapping – Charles Lindbergh III, the 20-month-old son of aviation hero Charles Lindbergh, was kidnapped from the family’s new mansion in Hopewell New Jersey
1954 – At Bikini Atoll, US hydrogen bomb code-named Bravo exploded.
1961 – President John F. Kennedy issued an executive order establishing the Peace Corps.
1971 – A bomb exploded in The Capitol Building in Washington, DC. But it did no harm. The group called the “Weather Underground”Credit was given to ; for the bombing. in Protest against the US-sponsored Laos Invasion
1971 – James Taylor made the cover of Rolling Stone Magazine, spotlighting ‘The New Rock: Bittersweet and Low.’
1975 – #1 Hit March 1, 1975 – March 7, 1975: Eagles – My Love, Best
1983 – Swatch watches were introduced. I’m still looking to replace my wife’s black face, black band, and black hands edition.
1985 – The Purple Rose of Cairo Released in Theatres
1986 – #1 Hit March 1, 1986 – March 14, 1986: Mr. – Kyrie
1991 – Doors Released in theaters.
1991- Clarissa explains it all Nickelodeon, debuted.
1995 – Yahoo! incorporated.
1996 – The news was revealed that 1 Television sets were owned worldwide by over a billion households.
1998 – Titanic It was the first movie to gross more than $8001 Globally, there are approximately billion.
2002 – Forty-eight Days, 40 Nights debuted in theaters.
2007 – Chiller debuted on cable television