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On This Day In Photos: March 1st In The 20th Century

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Photos we found of people, places and events on March 1st in the 20th Century:

 

1st March 1965:  Mrs Rose Stevenson, widow of the first RSM (Regimental Sergeant Major) of the 1st Battalion Welsh Guards is the guest of honour at the St David's Day Parade, held at Chelsea Barracks, London.  (Photo by Ronald Dumont/Express/Getty Images)

1st March 1965: Mrs Rose Stevenson, widow of the first RSM (Regimental Sergeant Major) of the 1st Battalion Welsh Guards is the guest of honour at the St David’s Day Parade, held at Chelsea Barracks, London. (Photo by Ronald Dumont/Express/Getty Images)

1st March 1946:  One of the Southern Railway's new tea trolleys in service at Waterloo Station, London. It carries enough hot water for 300 cups of tea, as well as having cake racks and ice cream cabinets.  (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

1st March 1946: One of the Southern Railway’s new tea trolleys in service at Waterloo Station, London. It carries enough hot water for 300 cups of tea, as well as having cake racks and ice cream cabinets. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

1st March 1924:  Mrs Trewin with two of the quads who survived from birth.  (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

1st March 1924: Mrs Trewin with two of the quads who survived from birth. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

1st March 1924:  Alex Krasnoshenekov, Stalin's brother-in-law Lazar Moiseyvich Kaganovitch,  Hodrov, Golyatkin and Gomberg at a meeting of the board of the Moscow Stock Exchange.  (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

1st March 1924: Alex Krasnoshenekov, Stalin’s brother-in-law Lazar Moiseyvich Kaganovitch, Hodrov, Golyatkin and Gomberg at a meeting of the board of the Moscow Stock Exchange. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

1st March 1949:  Farmer Mrs Maud Lee and her daughter Pat enjoy elevenses at their farmhouse in Keynsham, near Bristol, with their pet lamb Betty.  (Photo by Burchell/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

1st March 1949: Farmer Mrs Maud Lee and her daughter Pat enjoy elevenses at their farmhouse in Keynsham, near Bristol, with their pet lamb Betty. (Photo by Burchell/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

5th October 1917: Supporting troops of the 1st Australian Division walking on a duckboard track near Hooge, in the Ypres Sector. They form a silhouette against the sky as they pass towards the front line to relieve their comrades, whose attack the day before won Broodseinde Ridge and deepened the Australian advance. (Photo by Frank Hurley/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

5th October 1917: Supporting troops of the 1st Australian Division walking on a duckboard track near Hooge, in the Ypres Sector. They form a silhouette against the sky as they pass towards the front line to relieve their comrades, whose attack the day before won Broodseinde Ridge and deepened the Australian advance. (Photo by Frank Hurley/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

A special £1 note issued during the Siege of Mafeking by Baden-Powell, to be used until 'the resumption of civil law', March 1900. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

A special £1 note issued during the Siege of Mafeking by Baden-Powell, to be used until ‘the resumption of civil law’, March 1900. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

1st March 1949:  Italian motorcyclist Raffaele Alberti at speed on his strange-looking 75cc Moto Guzzi during his successful attempt at the world motorcycle speed record, on the road between Charrat and Saxon in Switzerland.  (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

1st March 1949: Italian motorcyclist Raffaele Alberti at speed on his strange-looking 75cc Moto Guzzi during his successful attempt at the world motorcycle speed record, on the road between Charrat and Saxon in Switzerland. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

1st March 1909:  A medical worker, dressed in protective clothing, prepares to take an X-ray.  (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

1st March 1909: A medical worker, dressed in protective clothing, prepares to take an X-ray. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

1st March 1928:  Couples dancing with wireless earphones.  (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

1st March 1928: Couples dancing with wireless earphones. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

1st March 1913:  A triptych of characters from 'The Blue God', performed by the Russian Ballet at Covent Garden Opera House, with costumes created by Leon Bakst. Original Publication: The Graphic - The Blue God - pub. 1913  (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

1st March 1913: A triptych of characters from ‘The Blue God’, performed by the Russian Ballet at Covent Garden Opera House, with costumes created by Leon Bakst. Original Publication: The Graphic – The Blue God – pub. 1913 (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Salt is processed into 'Lagos squares' at a saltworks in Cheshire, March 1931. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Salt is processed into ‘Lagos squares’ at a saltworks in Cheshire, March 1931. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)