This was 63rd day of the year and 302 days remained in the year.

March 4 Birthdays

Casimir Pulaski
1748–1779, Polish General.

Henry the Navigator
prince (1394)

Antonio Vivaldi
composer (1675)

Knute Rockne
football coach (1888)

Miriam Makeba
singer (1932)

March 4 in History


The Constitution of the United States went into effect.


Vermont became the 14th state in the United States.


Abraham Lincoln was inaugurated as president.


Jeannette Rankin took her seat as the first woman elected to the U.S. House of Representatives.


Frances Perkins, appointed Secretary of Labor, became first woman to serve in the Cabinet.


Four Muslim fundamentalists were found guilty in the 1993 World Trade Center bombing in New York.


Retired Supreme Court Justice Harry A. Blackmun died in Arlington, Va., at age 90.

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