The Development of the March (Hess)

Significant Events Relating to the March

1st collegiate marching band at Harvard

1775

John Adams signs Act of Congress creating the Marine Band (1798)

1789

J.P. Sousa

1854 - 1932

"Heyday" of marches

1855 - 1940

1st college fight song written

1885

Music History

Mozart

1756 - 1791

Beethoven

1770 - 1827

World History

Declaration of Independence ratified (1776)

1776