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)
- 932Translation of the relics of martyr Wenceslaus I, Duke of Bohemia, Prince of the Czechs.
- 1238The Battle of the Sit River is fought in the northern part of the present-day Yaroslavl Oblast of Russia between the Mongol Hordes of Batu Khan and the Russians under Yuri II of Vladimir-Suzdal during the Mongol invasion of Russia.
- 1665English King Charles II declares war on the Netherlands marking the start of the Second Anglo-Dutch War.
- 1776American Revolutionary War: The Continental Army fortifies Dorchester Heights with cannon, leading the British troops to abandon the Siege of Boston.
- 1791Vermont is admitted to the U.S. as the fourteenth state.
- 1918The first case of Spanish flu occurs, the start of a devastating worldwide pandemic.
- 1945Lapland War: Finland declares war on Nazi Germany.
- 1998Gay rights: Oncale v. Sundowner Offshore Services: The Supreme Court of the United States rules that federal laws banning on-the-job sexual harassment also apply when both parties are the same sex.
- 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.
- 2009The International Criminal Court (ICC) issues an arrest warrant for Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir for war crimes and crimes against humanity in Darfur. Al-Bashir is the first sitting head of state to be indicted by the ICC since its establishment in 2002.
Who were born on March 4?
- 1864David W. Taylor, U.S. Navy architect (d. 1940)
- 1901Jean Joseph Rabearivelo, Malagasy/French poet (d. 1937)
- 1903Merwin Graham, American Olympic track and field athlete (d. 1989)
- 1923Piero D'Inzeo, Italian Olympic show jumping rider
- 1927Robert Orben, American magician
- 1942David Matthews, American keyboardist
- 1960Kazimierz Matuszny, Polish politician
- 1961Theodosii Spassov, Bulgarian jazz musician
- 1968Jorge Celedón, Colombian musician and singer
- 1981Aketza Peña, Spanish road bicycle racer
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