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What Happened In March 1836 In History

Historical Events for March, 1836

  • 1st » A Convention of 1836 or convention of delegates from 57 Texas communities convenes in Washington-on-the-Brazos, Texas, to deliberate independence from Mexico.
  • 2nd » Texas Revolution: Texas Declaration of Independence known as Declaration of independence of the Republic of Texas from Mexico.
  • 3rd » Texans celebrate the first Texas Independence Day with the signing of the Texas Declaration of Independence, officially broke Texas from Mexico, and creating the Republic of Texas.
  • 5th » Samuel Colt patents the first production-model revolver, the .34-caliber.
  • 6th » Texas Revolution: Battle of the Alamo After a thirteen day siege by an army of 3,000 Mexican troops, the 187 Texas volunteers, including frontiersman Davy Crockett and colonel Jim Bowie, defending the Alamo Mission in San Antonio named Alamo are killed an
  • 27th » Texas Revolution: Goliad massacre On the orders of General Antonio L√≥pez de Santa Anna, the Mexican army Goliad massacre called butchers 342 Texas POWs at Goliad, Texas.

Famous Birthdays on March in 1836

  • 2nd » Henry Billings Brown, American lawyer and jurist (d. 1913)
  • 5th » Charles Goodnight, American rancher (d. 1929)
  • 11th » Samuel Duvall, American archer (d. 1908)
  • 16th » Andrew Smith Hallidie, English-American engineer and inventor (d. 1900)
  • 20th » Ferris Jacobs, Jr., American politician (d. 1886)
  • 20th » Edward Poynter, English painter (d. 1919)
  • 28th » Frederick Pabst, German-American brewer, founded the Pabst Brewing Company (d. 1904)

Famous Deaths for March 1836

  • 6th » Deaths at the Battle of the Alamo:
  • 27th » James Fannin, American colonel (b. 1804)

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