March 1st is officially Barista Day and World Compliment Day.
This day marks the 60th day of 2021, and there’s another 305 days to go.
Those of you who were born on March 1st share the Pisces zodiac sign.
If today is important to you then you’re in for a treat. March 1 in history has been a fascinating day full of many law and political advancements, space exploration and business developments.
Did you know that on this day in 1941, the first issue of the Captain America comic book was published? This was printed by Timely Comics, which later became Marvel.
Keep reading for more interesting facts about March 1st in history!
What Happened On March 1 In History?
Spanish peseta lost its legal tender after fully adopting the Euro.
MAC Cosmetics makeup brand was founded in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
The Life Achievement Award was won by the first woman, and was claimed by Bette Davis.
The Venera 3 space probe became the first human made object to land on another planet.
President John F. Kennedy founded the Peace Corps.
The Peace Corps is a successful volunteer organization which has since sent at least 235,000 Americans abroad to developing countries to help with health care, education, and other human needs.
Captain America issue #1 comic was published by Timely Comics (which later became Marvel).
The writers and pencillers were Joe Simon and Jack Kirby.
A Study in Scarlet became the first US edition of British detective Sherlock Holmes written by Arthur Conan Doyle.
The Yellowstone National Park Protection Act went into law making it the first National Park in the world.
Rebecca Lee Crumpler became the first African American female physician.
The Death Penalty was abolished in the state of Michigan, except for treason.
This made it the first English speaking government in the world to make such a move.
The first United States Census was authorized.
Authorizing the legislation were President George Washington, Vice President John Adams, and Speaker of the House Frederick Muhlenberg.