March 4: Day of the Week
March 4, 2018 was the 63rd day of the year 2018 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 302 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Sunday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is dimanche.
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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)
- 1628The Massachusetts Bay Colony is granted a Royal charter.
- 1675John Flamsteed is appointed the first Astronomer Royal of England.
- 1791A Constitutional Act is introduced by the British House of Commons in London which envisages the separation of Canada into Lower Canada (Quebec) and Upper Canada (Ontario).
- 1913First Balkan War: The Greek army engages the Turks at Bizani, resulting in victory two days later.
- 1918The USS Cyclops departs from Barbados and is never seen again, presumably lost with all hands in the Bermuda Triangle.
- 1960The French freighter La Coubre explodes in Havana, Cuba killing 100.
- 1974People magazine is published for the first time.
- 1996A derailed train in Weyauwega, Wisconsin, US, causes the emergency evacuation of 2,300 people for 16 days.
- 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.
- 2001Hintze Ribeiro disaster: A bridge collapses in northern Portugal, killing up to 70 people.
Who were born on March 4?
- 1492Francesco de Layolle, Italian composer (d. c. 1540)
- 1903Carrie Best, Canadian journalist (d. 2001)
- 1940Arild Lund, Norwegian politician for the Conservative Party
- 1949Sergei Bagapsh, former President of the partially recognized de facto independent Republic of Abkhazia (d. 2011)
- 1970Andrea Bendewald, American actress
- 1971Anders Kjølholm, Danish bass player (Volbeat)
- 1971Jason Sellers, American country music artist
- 1976Brian Diego Fuentes, Argentine soccer player
- 1984K. Michelle, American R & B/Soul singer and songwriter
- 1992Jazmin Grace Grimaldi, daughter of Albert II, Prince of Monaco
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