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March 6, 1808: 1st college orchestra in U.S. founded, at Harvard
December 7, 1889: Gilbert and Sullivans "Gondoliers," premieres in London
May 18, 1986: Becky Pearson wins LPGA Chrysler-Plymouth Golf Classic
March 24, 1883: 1st telephone call between New York and Chicago
July 22, 1515: Anna of Bohemia (12) marries Karel van Ferdinand of Austria

Events That Made History Today - March 23

1026 - Koenraad II crowns himself king of Italy
1066 - 18th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet
1153 - Treaty of Konstanz between Frederik I "Barbarossa" and Pope Eugene III
1490 - 1st dated edition of Maimonides "Mishna Torah" published
1490 - Maimonides Mishneh Torah published
View All Events That Made History on March 23 ~ Born on March 23

Events That Made History Tomorrow - March 24

1379 - End of Gelderse war victory
1545 - German Parliament opens in Worms
1550 - France and England sign Peace of Boulogne
1603 - Scottish king James VI becomes King James I of England
1629 - 1st game law passed in American colonies, by Virginia
View All Events That Made History on March 24 ~ Born on March 24

Events That Made History Yesterday - March 22

752 - Stephen II elected Catholic Pope (or 23rd)
1349 - Townspeople of Fulda Germany massacre Jews (blamed for black death)
1457 - Gutenberg Bible became the 1st printed book
1556 - Cardinal Reginald Pole becomes archbishop of Canterbury
1594 - French King Henri IV festival in Paris
View All Events That Made History on March 22 ~ Born on March 22

1695 - The Year That Was

January 13: Jonathan Swift ordained an Anglican priest in Ireland
April 30: William Congreve's "Love for Love," premieres in London
May 12: English king Willem III departs to Netherlands
August 4: French garrison of surrenders to Willem III
August 11: English and Dutch fleet capture Dunkerk
August 13: French troops under Villeroi shoot in Brussels
September 1: Dutch/English army under king Willem III occupies Names
September 4: French garrison of castle Names surrenders for Willem III
September 12: New York Jews petition governor Dongan for religious liberties
October 10: King Willem III escapes South Netherlands, back to England

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