- March 1 - Democrat Samuel Smith becomes President Pro Tempore of the United States Senate until December 4
- March 19 - City Bank of New York is the site of the first bank robbery in United States history ($245,000 taken). Events 86 BC - Lucius Cornelius Sulla, at the head of a Roman Republic army enters in Athens, removing the Tyrant Samuel Smith ( July 27, 1752 &ndash April 22, 1839) was a United States Senator and Representative from The President pro tempore of the Senate is the second-highest-ranking official of the United States Senate and the highest-ranking senator "December 4th" redirects here For the song by Jay-Z, see December 4th (song. Events 1279 - A Mongolian victory in the Battle of Yamen ends the Song Dynasty in China. Citibank is a major international Bank, founded in 1812 as the City Bank of New York, later First National City Bank of New York. Bank robbery is the Crime of robbing a Bank. It is also called a bank heist, especially in the United States.
- April 21 - New York University is founded in New York City, New York. Events 753 BC - Romulus and Remus found Rome ( traditional date) New York University ( NYU) is a private, Nonsectarian, Coeducational Research University in New York City. The City of New York New York ( is a state in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern regions of the United States and is the nation's third most populous
- August 21 - Outbreak of Nat Turner's slave rebellion in Southampton County, Virginia. Events 1192 - Minamoto Yoritomo becomes Seii Tai Shōgun and the De facto ruler of Japan. Nat Turner (Nathaniel Turner October 2 1800 – November 11 1831 was an American slave who started the largest slave rebellion in the Antebellum Southampton County is a county located in the Commonwealth of Virginia, a state of the United States. Approximately 55 whites stabbed, shot and clubbed to death.
- October 30 - In Southampton County, Virginia, escaped slave Nat Turner is captured and arrested for leading the bloodiest slave revolt in United States history. Events 637 - Antioch surrenders to the Muslim forces under Rashidun Caliphate after the Battle of Iron bridge. Southampton County is a county located in the Commonwealth of Virginia, a state of the United States. Nat Turner (Nathaniel Turner October 2 1800 – November 11 1831 was an American slave who started the largest slave rebellion in the Antebellum A slave rebellion is an armed uprising by slaves. Slave rebellions have occurred in nearly all societies that practice slavery and are amongst the most feared events The United States of America —commonly referred to as the
- November 11 - In Jerusalem, Virginia, Nat Turner is hanged after inciting a violent slave uprising. Events 308 - The Congress of Carnuntum: Attempting to keep peace within the Roman Empire, the leaders of the Tetrarchy declare Courtland is an Incorporated town in Southampton County, Virginia, United States. Nat Turner (Nathaniel Turner October 2 1800 – November 11 1831 was an American slave who started the largest slave rebellion in the Antebellum A slave rebellion is an armed uprising by slaves. Slave rebellions have occurred in nearly all societies that practice slavery and are amongst the most feared events
- Cherokee Nation v. Georgia: The Cherokee nation asked for an injunction, claiming that Georgia's state legislature had created laws which, "go directly to annihilate the Cherokees as a political society". Cherokee Nation v Georgia,, was a United States Supreme Court decision The Cherokee (ᎠᏂᏴᏫᏯ a-ni-yv-wi-ya, in the Cherokee language) are a people native to North America, who at the time of European contact The State of Georgia ( is a state in the United States and was one of the original Thirteen Colonies that revolted against British rule The injunction was denied.
See also Events March 26 - Joseph Smith Jr publishes the Book of Mormon April 6 - The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Year 1831 ( MDCCCXXXI) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian Calendar (or a See also 1830 in Canada, other events of 1831, 1832 in Canada and the List of 'years in Canada'. Events February 9 - The city of Jacksonville Florida received its town charter from the legislative council of Florida Territory
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