- March – Antigone by Jean Cocteau appears on a Paris stage (settings by Pablo Picasso, music by Arthur Honegger, and costumes by Gabrielle Chanel). Antonin Artaud plays the part of Tiresias.
- March 1
- The USS Connecticut is decommissioned.
- Greece adopts the Gregorian calendar.
- March 2 – Time Magazine hits newsstands in the United States for the first time.
- March 9 – Vladimir Lenin suffers his third stroke, which renders him bedridden and unable to speak; consequently he retires from his position as Chairman of the Soviet government.
- March 22 – Hockey Night in Canada is first broadcast on the Toronto Star's private station CFCA, making the first hockey broadcast ever.
- March 28 – Regia Aeronautica, the air force of Fascist Italy, is founded.
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... March 1 Charles Lindbergh, Jr ... March 2 – The Mäntsälä Rebellion ends in failure Finnish democracy prevails ... March 7 – Four people are killed when police fire upon 3,000 unemployed autoworkers marching outside the Ford River Rouge Plant in Dearborn, Michigan ...
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... March – In Japan, the daimyo of the Tosa, Hizen, Satsuma and Chōshū Domains are persuaded to 'return their domains' to the Emperor Meiji, leading to creation of a fully centralized government in the ... March 1 – North German Confederation issues 10gr and 30gr value stamps, printed on goldbeater's skin ... March 4 – Ulysses S ...
... March 8 – Hector Berlioz, French composer (b. 1803) March 20 – John Pascoe Grenfell, British admiral of the Brazilian Navy (b. 1800) March 24 – Antoine-Henri Jomini, French general (b ...
Famous quotes containing the word march:
“One of the most interesting and affecting things [on a difficult return march from a raid into Virginia] is the train of contrabands, old and young, male and femaleone hundred to two hundredtoiling uncomplainingly along after and with the army.”
—Rutherford Birchard Hayes (18221893)
“Then you should say what you mean, the March Hare went on.
I do, Alice hastily replied; at leastat least I mean what I saythats the same thing, you know. Not the same thing a bit! said the Hatter. Why you might just as well say that I see what I eat is the same thing as I eat what I see!”
—Lewis Carroll [Charles Lutwidge Dodgson] (18321898)
“The enemy of the conventional wisdom is not ideas but the march of events.”
—John Kenneth Galbraith (b. 1908)