March 2, 1798: The Bank of England issues the first one- and two-pound banknotes.
March 3, 1875: The first ever organized indoor game of ice hockey is played in Montreal, Quebec. 45 more words
Carl von Clausewitz’s (1780–1831) war is not the extension of politics but is in fact the cause—in other words, politics are the extension of war. If we accept Thomas Hobbes’ (1588–1679) theory that man in the state of nature is bad, or more precisely not good, then war is the overriding principal of life. 184 more words
“L’Inconstant sailed into Golfe-Juan on the southern French coast on Wednesday, March 1, unloading Napoleon’s force by 5 p.m. ‘I have long weighed and most maturely considered the project,’ Napoleon harangued his men just before they went ashore, ‘the glory, the advantages we shall gain if we succeed I need not enlarge upon. 642 more words