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