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Never lose a holy curiosity.
Albert Einstein

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People born Today

1810Birth of Frédérick Chopin, Polish-French composer and pianist (d. 1849)
1837Birth of William Dean Howells, American writer, historian, editor, and politician (d. 1920)
1858Birth of Georg Simmel German philosopher/sociologist.
1914Birth of Ralph Waldo Ellison US writer (Invisible Man, Shadow and Cast).
1917Birth of Robert Lowell, American poet (d. 1977)
1921Richard Wilbur, Pulitzer Prize winning poet and translator.
1922Birth of Yitzhak Rabin, Prime Minister of Israel, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1995)
1928Birth of Dr. Seymour Papert, South African mathematician and artificial intelligence researcher

People who passed away

1633Death of George Herbert, English poet and orator (b. 1593)
1911Death of Jacobus Henricus van 't Hoff, Dutch chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1852)
1920Death of John H. Bankhead, U.S. Senator (b. 1842)
1970Death of Lucille Hegamin, American singer and entertainer (b. 1894)
1980Death of Dixie Dean, English football player (born 1907).
1995Death of Georges J.F. Kohler, German biologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1946)
2000Death of Dennis Danell, American guitarist (Social Distortion) (b. 1961)
2006Death of Harry Browne, American politician and author (b. 1933)

Events which took place on 01 March

1565The city of Rio de Janeiro is founded.
1711The Spectator begins publishing (London).
1801The London stock exchange is founded.
1815Napoleon returns to France from his banishment on Elba.
1845US President John Tyler signs a resolution of Congress to accept Texas as a state.
1854German psychologist Friedrich Eduard Beneke disappears; two years later his remains are found in the canal near Charlottenburg.
1914The Republic of China joins the Universal Postal Union.
1941Heinrich Himmler inspects Auschwitz concentration camp.
1942Tito establishes second Proletarit Brigade in Bosnia.
1946In Budapest, Hungary, former Premier Ferenc Szalasi and six other cabinet ministers are convicted of war crimes, to be hanged March 4.
1950Cold War: Klaus Fuchs is convicted of spying for the Soviet Union by giving them top secret atomic bomb data.
1953Joseph Stalin collapses, having suffered a stroke. He dies four days later.
1954Puerto Rican nationalists attack the United States Capitol building, injuring five Representatives. (See U.S. Capitol shooting incident (1954).)
1962American Airlines Flight 1 crashes on take off in New York.
1967Dominica and Saint Lucia gain independence from Britain.
1973Black September terrorists stormed the Saudi embassy in Khartoum, Sudan resulting in the Khartoum diplomatic assassinations.
1974Watergate grand jury indicts seven US Presidential aides.
1975Colour television transmissions begin in Australia.
1978Charlie Chaplin's coffin is stolen from a Swiss cemetery.
1985Eugene List, US concert pianist, dies at age 66.
1989The United States becomes a member of the Berne Convention copyright treaty.
1993Luis Kutner, US co-founder (Amnesty International), dies at age 84.
1995Yahoo! web site is founded in Santa Clara, California.
2002U.S. invasion of Afghanistan: Operation Anaconda begins in eastern Afghanistan.
2003Representatives of 171 countries agree to the text of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control treaty, part of the World Health Organization's plan to reduce deaths and health problems due to smoking.
2006The first confirmed case of H5N1 bird flu virus in Switzerland, a dead swan on Lake Geneva, near the city of Geneva.
2006English-language Wikipedia reaches its one millionth article.
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