March 4: Day of the Week
March 4, 2020 is the 64th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 302 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Wednesday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Suiyōbi.
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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)
- 1386Władysław II Jagiełło (Jogaila) is crowned King of Poland.
- 1675John Flamsteed is appointed the first Astronomer Royal of England.
- 1681Charles II grants a land charter to William Penn for the area that will later become Pennsylvania.
- 1776American Revolutionary War: The Continental Army fortifies Dorchester Heights with cannon, leading the British troops to abandon the Siege of Boston.
- 1848Carlo Alberto di Savoia signs the Statuto Albertino that will later represent the first constitution of the Regno d'Italia
- 1921Warren Harding becomes the first President of the United States to have his inauguration broadcast on radio, via KDKA-AM in Pittsburgh.
- 1933The Parliament of Austria is suspended because of a quibble over procedure – Chancellor Engelbert Dollfuss initiates an authoritarian rule by decree.
- 1966A Canadian Pacific Air Lines DC-8-43 explodes on landing at Tokyo International Airport, killing 64 people.
- 1970French submarine Eurydice explodes underwater, resulting in the loss of the entire 57-man crew.
- 20014 March 2001 BBC bombing: a massive car bomb explodes in front of the BBC Television Centre in London, seriously injuring 1 person. The attack was attributed to the Real IRA.
Who were born on March 4?
- 1188Blanche of Castile, wife of Louis VIII of France (d. 1252)
- 1923Francis King, British novelist, poet and short story writer (d. 2011)
- 1945Tommy Svensson, Swedish football manager
- 1951Cecilia Todd, Venezuelan singer and performer
- 1956Kermit Driscoll, American jazz bassist
- 1957Ron Fassler, American film and television actor
- 1968Shafiek Abrahams, South African cricket player
- 1971Shavar Ross, American filmmaker
- 1974Bill Young, Australian rugby union footballer
- 1980Scott Hamilton, New Zealand rugby union footballer
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