|March 2, 1938
U.S. Army Captain and Vietnam War Hero, born
|March 2, 1954
||-Lolita Lebrón and three other
Nationalists attack the U.S. Congress
|March 2, 1917
||The Jones Act grants U.S. Citizenship
to residents of Puerto Rico.
|March 3, 1908
||-Juan Antonio Corretjer, poet - born
|March 3, 1952
||The Puerto Rican Constitution is approved.
|March 7, 1937
||Oscar García Rivera becomes first elected
Puerto Rican to the NYS Assembly.
|March 9, 1962
||-ASPIRA, oldest national Puerto Rican
educational agency, est. in NYC
|March 9, 1915
||Francisco Matos Paoli, poet born
|March 9, 1940
||Raúl Rafael Carlos Juliá
(actor) is born in San Juan
|March 10, 1899
||Antonio Ayuso Valdivieso is born in Yabucoa.
He founded "El Imparcial," the newspaper, in 1923.
|March 10, 1904
|| Caguas, Margot de Vázquez is born in
Caguas, she was a noted teacher and essayist.
|March 10, 1979
|| Luis Roviera becomes the first Puerto
Rican appointed Colorado State Supreme Court judge.
|March 12, 1903
||The University of Puerto Rico is established.
|March 15, 1916
||Hiram C. Bithorn, the first Puerto Rican
major league player is born.
|March 16, 1969
||José Feliciano wins Grammy for "Light
|March 20, 1898
||Luis Palés Matos, poet, is born
|March 21, 1937
|March 22, 1873
||Slavery is abolished in Puerto Rico.
|March 23, 1951
||José Ferrer wins an Oscar for Cyrano
|March 24, 1751
||José de Andino, first known Puerto
Rican journalist is born.
|March 26, 1853
||Braulio Dueño Colón, composer
|March 26, 1849
||The first telegraph line is built in
|March 28, 1953
|| Nydia Velázquez, first Puerto Rican
woman elected to Congress is born.
|March 29, 1825
||Pirate Roberto Cofresí is executed.
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