|1 March 1896|| ||Ethiopian army defeats Italian forces at the Battle of Adwa. |
Helmut Gernsheim (1913, 1 March - 1995, 20 July) was born - Germany, Munich. Historian and collector of photography. He was also a photographer.
Franz Hanfstaengl (1804, 1 March - 1877) was born - Bayernrain near Tolz. German printmaker and photographer. From 1854 onwards he worked on the ambitious, and unfinished, ‘Album of Contemporaries‘ that was intended to contain portraits of the famous personalities of the age.
Edwin H. Land (1909, 7 May - 1991, 1 March) died - US, MA, Cambridge. American physicist and inventor of Polaroid.
Max Waldman (1919 - 1981, 1 March) died. Dance and nude photography. Here is an artist that I feel deserves to be far better known.