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March 3, 1837
Lincoln and a fellow Illinois legislator write a protest against slavery.

March 4, 1861
President Lincoln is inaugurated for his first term and gives his first inaugural address.

March 7, 1849
Lincoln is admitted to practice law before the U.S. Supreme Court.

Today in Lincoln's Life

Lincoln's Words
"The struggle of today, is not altogether for today -- it is for a vast future also. With a reliance on Providence, all the more firm and earnest, let us proceed in the great task which events have devolved upon us."
--Annual Message to Congress, December 3, 1861

Lincoln Events

  • March 4-7 Second Inaugural Viewing, Washington, DC
  • March 7 Second Inaugural Commemoration, Washington, DC
  • March 7 Lincoln Banquet, Peekskill, NY
  • March 7 Lincoln/CW Lectures, Carnegie, PA
  • March 8 Mary Surratt Program, Batavia, IL
  • March 10 Lincoln Body Lecture, Louisville, KY
  • March 11 Assassination Lecture, Batavia, IL
  • March 12 Lincoln Lecture, Rochester, NY
  • March 12 Lincoln Lecture, Bloomington, IL
  • March 15 Assassination Lecture, Cleveland, OH
  • March 21 Lincoln Symposium, Washington, DC
  • March 20-22 Assassination Conference, Clinton, MD
  • March 22 Lincoln Song Program, Watseka, IL
  • March 27 Lincoln Lecture, Anderson, IN
  • March 28 Assassination Symposium, New York City
  • April 1 Lincoln Vault Oak Lecture, Springfield, IL
  • April 1 Assassination Lecture, West Chester, PA
  • April 4 Assassination Lecture, Des Moines, IA
  • April 4 Lincoln Half Marathon, Springfield, IL

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