Today in History- 1st March

International Events:

1565                 The city of Rio de Janeiro is founded.

1790                 US Congress authorized the first census.

1803                 Ohio became the 17th state in USA.

1867                 Nebraska became the 37th state in USA.

1872                 Yellowstone became the world's first National Park.

1954                 US tests hydrogen bomb in Bikini island.