March 4: Day of the Week
March 4, 2019 was the 63rd day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 302 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Monday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is lundi.
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Here’s the March calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Pisces is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Aquamarine is the modern birthstone for this month. Jade is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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March 4 Historical Event(s)
- 306Martyrdom of Saint Adrian of Nicomedia.
- 1386Władysław II Jagiełło (Jogaila) is crowned King of Poland.
- 1461Wars of the Roses in England: Lancastrian King Henry VI is deposed by his Yorkist cousin, who then becomes King Edward IV.
- 1493Explorer Christopher Columbus arrives back in Lisbon, Portugal, aboard his ship Niña from his voyage to what is now The Bahamas and other islands in the Caribbean.
- 1848Carlo Alberto di Savoia signs the Statuto Albertino that will later represent the first constitution of the Regno d'Italia
- 1899Cyclone Mahina sweeps in north of Cooktown, Queensland, with a 12 m wave that reaches up to 5 km inland, killing over 300.
- 1933Frances Perkins becomes United States Secretary of Labor, the first female member of the United States Cabinet.
- 1976The Northern Ireland Constitutional Convention is formally dissolved in Northern Ireland resulting in direct rule of Northern Ireland from London by the British parliament.
- 1985The Food and Drug Administration approves a blood test for AIDS, used since then for screening all blood donations in the United States.
- 2002Afghanistan: Seven American Special Operations Forces soldiers are killed as they attempt to infiltrate the Shahi Kot Valley on a low-flying helicopter reconnaissance mission.
Who were born on March 4?
- 1492Francesco de Layolle, Italian composer (d. c. 1540)
- 1815Myrtilla Miner, American educator and abolitionist (d. 1864)
- 1929Josep Mestres Quadreny, Catalan composer
- 1934Anne Haney, American actress (d. 2001)
- 1936John Burland, Emeritus Professor and Senior Research Investigator at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering of Imperial College London
- 1941Linda Obermoeller, American painter (d. 1990)
- 1949Sergei Bagapsh, former President of the partially recognized de facto independent Republic of Abkhazia (d. 2011)
- 1953Paweł Janas, Polish football manager
- 1977Dan Wells, American horror fiction author
- 1982Ludmila Ezhova, Russian Olympic gymnast
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