A look back at some events that also happened on March 1 â¦
1565 â The city of Rio de Janeiro is founded.
1781 â The Continental Congress adopts the Articles of Confederation.
1803 â Ohio is admitted as the 17th U.S. state.
1872 â Yellowstone National Park is established as the world's first national park.
1932 â The son of Charles Lindbergh, Charles Augustus Lindbergh III, is kidnapped.
1974 â Watergate scandal: Seven are indicted for their role in the Watergate break-in and charged with conspiracy to obstruct justice.