3 March It Happened Today
1847 Birth of the inventor of the telephone, Alexander Graham Bell.
1911 Birth of American actress Jean Harlow.
1931 “The Star Spangled Banner” is adopted as America’s national anthem.
1959 Death of Lou Costello, the american comedy actor who partnered Bud Abbott.
2010 Death of Michael Foot, former leader of the Labour Party in Great Britain.