Sunday, June 23, 2024 (Week 26)

March 4 in History

What happened on March 4 in history?

A chronological timetable of historical events that occurred on march 4 in history. Historical facts of the day in the areas of military, politics, science, music, sports, arts, entertainment and more. Discover what happened on march 4 in history.

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1987
President Reagan takes full responsibility for the Iran-Contra affair in a national address.
1975
Queen Elizabeth II knights Charlie Chaplin.
1970
Fifty-seven people are killed as the French submarine Eurydice sinks in the Mediterranean Sea.
1963
Six people get the death sentence in Paris plotting to kill President Charles de Gaulle.
1952
North Korea accuses the United nations of using germ warfare.
1944
Berlin is bombed by the American forces for the first time.
1933
Franklin D. Roosevelt is inaugurated to his first term as president in Washington, D.C.
1921
Warren G. Harding is sworn in as America’s 29th President.
1914
Doctor Fillatre of Paris, France successfully separates Siamese twins.
1912
The French council of war unanimously votes a mandatory three-year military service.
1908
The New York board of education bans the act of whipping students in school.
1904
Russian troops begin to retreat toward the Manchurian border as 100,000 Japanese advance in Korea.
1901
William McKinley is inaugurated president for the second time. Theodore Roosevelt is inaugurated as vice president.
1877
The Russian Imperial Ballet stages the first performance of “Swan Lake” in Moscow.
1861
The Confederate States of America adopt the “Stars and Bars” flag.
1813
The Russians fighting against Napoleon reach Berlin. The French garrison evacuates the city without a fight.
1801
Thomas Jefferson becomes the first President to be inaugurated in Washington, D.C.
1797
Vice-President John Adams, elected President on December 7, to replace George Washington, is sworn in.
1793
George Washington is inaugurated as President for the second time.
1791
Vermont is admitted as the 14th state. It is the first addition to the original 13 colonies.
1789
The first Congress of the United States meets in New York and declares that the Constitution is in effect.
1766
The British Parliament repeals the Stamp Act, the cause of bitter and violent opposition in the colonies
1634
Samuel Cole opens the first tavern in Boston, Massachusetts.
1461
Henry VI is deposed and the Duke of York is proclaimed King Edward IV.
1152
Frederick Barbarossa is chosen as emperor and unites the two factions, which emerged in Germany after the death of Henry V.