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 Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is lunes.
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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.
- 1794The 11th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution is passed by the U.S. Congress.
- 1804Castle Hill Rebellion: Irish convicts rebel against British colonial authority in the Colony of New South Wales.
- 1890The longest bridge in Great Britain, the Forth Rail Bridge in Scotland, measuring 1710 ft long, is opened by the Prince of Wales, who later becomes King Edward VII.
- 1909U.S. President William Taft used what became known as a Saxbe fix, a mechanism to avoid the restriction of the U.S. Constitution’s Ineligibility Clause, to appoint Philander C. Knox as U.S. Secretary of State
- 1944World War II: After the success of Big Week, the USAAF begins a daylight bombing campaign of Berlin.
- 1977The 1977 Bucharest Earthquake in southern and eastern Europe kills more than 1,500.
- 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.
- 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)
- 1877Fritz Graebner, German ethnologist (d. 1934)
- 1923Piero D'Inzeo, Italian Olympic show jumping rider
- 1929Darrett B. Rutman, US historian (d. 1997)
- 1946David Gittins (Red Stripe), singer (Flying Pickets)
- 1948Chris Squire, English bassist (Yes)
- 1952Svend Robinson, Canadian politician
- 1955James Weaver, English race car driver
- 1962David Sparrow, English actor
- 1976Sabrina Sabrok, Argentine television host, singer, and producer
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