Category: This Day In History March 04

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This Day in History for March 4th

Historic Events:

  • 1776 - American Revolution: American forces occupy Dorchester Heights
  • 1789 - Government under the U.S. Constitution begins
  • 1829 - President Jackson holds “open house” at the White House
  • 1861 - Lincoln inaugurated
  • 1913 - World War I: Woodrow Wilson’s first inaugural address
  • 1933 - FDR inaugurated
  • 1941 - World War II: Britain launches Operation Claymore
  • 1944 - World War II: Eighth Air Force bombs Berlin
  • 1952 - Ronald Reagan and Nancy Davis marry
  • 1952 - Ernest Hemingway finishes The Old Man and the Sea
  • 1954 - Cold War: Dulles asks for action against communism
  • 1962 - Disaster: DC-7 crashes in Cameroon swamp
  • 1966 - John Lennon sparks his first major controversy
  • 1968 - Vietnam War: Task Force sends memo to the president
  • 2005 - Martha Stewart is released from prison

Famous Birthdays:

  • 1394 - Prince Henry the Navigator
  • 1678 - Antonio Vivaldi
  • 1756 - Sir Henry Raeburn
  • 1888 - Knute Rockne
  • 1901 - Charles Goren
  • 1909 - Harry Helmsley
  • 1913 - John Garfield
  • 1918 - Margaret Osborne DuPont
  • 1921 - Joan Greenwood
  • 1932 - Miriam Makeba
  • 1934 - Barbara McNair
  • 1936 - Jim Clark - Race car driver
  • 1939 - Paula Prentiss - Actress
  • 1944 - Susan Clark
  • 1944 - Bobby Womack - Singer
  • 1948 - Shakin' Stevens
  • 1948 - Chris Squire - Musician (Yes)
  • 1951 - Chris Rea - Musician (Chris Rea Band)
  • 1952 - Peter Haycock - Musician (Climax Blues Band)
  • 1953 - Emilio Estefan - Musician (Miami Sound Machine)
  • 1954 - Catherine O’Hara - Actress
  • 1958 - Patricia Heaton - Actress ("Everybody Loves Raymond")
  • 1961 - Steven Weber - Actor ("Wings")
  • 1963 - Jason Newsted - Musician (Metallica)
  • 1965 - Stacy Edwards - Actress ("Chicago Hope")
  • 1966 - Patrick Hannan - Musician (The Sundays)
  • 1967 - Evan Dando - Musician (Lemonheads)
  • 1969 - Chastity Bono - Daughter of Sonny and Cher
  • 1971 - Fergal Lawler - Musician (The Cranberries)
  • 1985 - Whitney Port - Actress ("The Hills")
  • 1990 - Andrea Bowen - Actress ("Desperate Housewives")
  • 1936 - Scottish racing legend Jim Clark born
  • 1965 - Kite Runner author Khaled Hosseini is born

Famous Deaths:

  • 1868 - Old West: Founder of Chisholm Trail dies
  • 1944 - The head of Murder, Inc. is executed
  • 1995 - John Candy dies

People or pages in This Day In History March 04

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  • John Shaw 4 Mar 1809 Lancashire, England - 3 Mar 1895




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