Tue, March 28, 2017 | 09:25

Today is Tuesday, March 28, the 87th day of 2017. There are 278 days left in the year.

1774 — Britain passes Coercive Act against Massachusetts

1794 — Louvre opens to the public (although officially opened since August)

1796 — Bethel African Methodist Church of Philadelphia is first U.S.-African church

1797 — Nathaniel Briggs of New Hampshire patents a washing machine

1799 — New York State abolished slavery

1804 — Ohio passed law restricting movement of Blacks, 1804

1834 — Senate censure President Jackson for taking federal deposits from Bank of U.S.

1845 — Mexico drops diplomatic relations with U.S.

1849 — Dutch princess Marianne & Prince Albert of Prussia separate