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March 2nd is a day marked by a diverse array of holidays and observances, each focusing on topics of varied importance and interest. From animal welfare and the mental health of young people, to the joys of reading and reflecting on the past, there's something for everyone to consider and celebrate.

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Interesting Facts of March 2nd

  1. 1. Texas declared its independence from Mexico on March 2nd, 1836, leading to the creation of the Republic of Texas.
  2. 2. Dr. Seuss (Theodor Seuss Geisel), a famous children's book author known for "The Cat in the Hat" and "Green Eggs and Ham," was born on March 2nd, 1904.
  3. 3. On this day in 1962, NBA legend Wilt Chamberlain set the single-game scoring record by scoring 100 points for the Philadelphia Warriors in a game against the New York Knicks, a record that still stands today.
  4. 4. Tthe film "King Kong" premiered in New York City on March 2nd, 1933. The movie became an iconic piece of cinema and is considered a pioneer in special effects with its groundbreaking stop-motion animation.