Find out what happened on 3.21 in Delaware history.


This Day in Delaware History:
1890    Clayton Douglass Buck, Sr., Governor (1929-1937) and US Senator (1943-1949), was born at Buena Vista near New Castle.

1898    The Sussex Trust Company bank opened in Lewes.

1921    The dispute of the Delaware, Maryland, and Pennsylvania borders northwest of Newark at the Wedge was finally settled in favor of Delaware.

1958    On the first day of spring 15.6 inches of snow fell within 24 hours in New Castle County during one of the snowiest winters with 49.5"

 

Today's facts were compiled by historian Roger Martin and brought to you by the Delaware Public Archives.  Visit http://archives.delaware.gov/ and discover what DPA has to offer!