MARCH 23 ~ ON THiS DAY in History

1848 – The ship John Wickliffe arrived at Port Chalmers on the 23rd March 1848, carrying the 1st Scottish settlers for DunedinNew ZealandOtago province was founded.

1857 – Elisha Otis‘s 1st elevator was installed on the 23rd March 1857, at 488 Broadway New York City.

1933 – The Reichstag passed the Enabling Act of 1933 on the 23rd March 1933, making Adolf Hitler dictator of Germany.

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