Ephemeris of March 2

Ephemeris of March 2

1956: After ten days of negotiations between the President of the French Council and the Sultan of Morocco Mohammed V, France withdraws its protectorate and recognizes theindependence of Morocco.

1848: On a proposal from Louis Blanc, the new government of the Second Republic fixes the length of working day at 10 a.m. in Paris and 11 a.m. in the provinces.

1807: The British abolish the slave trade black people between Africa and America.

1791: In France, the national assembly suppresses trade corporations to promote free competition.

Video: Astro-ephemeris-animation for 2013 by Robert von Heeren