Historical Events In March - 04
Monday, 16 December 2019
1848 Sardinia-Piemonte gets new Constitution on March - 04.
1849 US had no president, Polks term ends on a Sunday, Taylor couldn't be sworn-in, Sen David Atchison (pres pro tem) term ended Mar 3rd on March - 04.
1851 On March - 04 michael Henkel, composer, dies at 70
1852 On this day in history nikolai Gogol, Russian writer and playwright, dies at 43
1853 Pope Pius IX recovers Catholic hierarchy in Netherlands on this day in history.
1853 William Rufus de Vane King (D) sworn in as 13th US Vice President on this day in history.
1861 Abraham Lincoln becomes the 16th President of the United States on March - 04.
1861 On March - 04 abraham Lincoln is sworn in as US President.
1861 On March - 04 confederate States adopt "Stars & Bars" flag
1861 Lincoln inaugurated as 16th President; first time US has 5 former Presidents living on this day in history.
1861 President Lincoln opens Government Printing Office on March - 04.
1862 Robert Emden, Swiss geo/astro physics (Emden-polytroop) on March - 04.
1863 On March - 04 battle of Thompson's Station, Tennessee
1863 Territory of Idaho established on this day in history.
1863 Battle of Thompson's Station, TN on this day in history.
1864 On this day in history thomas Starr King, Unitarian clergyman (Christianity & Humanity), dies
1865 Confederate congress approves final design of "official flag" on March - 04.
1865 President Lincoln inaugurated for his 2nd term as President on March - 04.
1866 On this day in history alexander Campbell, Irish/US founder Disciples of Christ, dies at 77
1868 Royal Canadian Yacht Club (RCYC) chartered in Toronto on March - 04.
1869 On March - 04 ulysses Grant inaugurated as 18th President
1873 On March - 04 new York Daily Graphic, first illustrated daily newspaper in US, published
1875 Alberto Vaccari, Italian jesuit/old testament scholar/interpreter on March - 04.
1876 On March - 04 uS Congress decides to impeach Minister of War Belknap
1876 Alfred Holmes, composer, dies at 38 on this day in history.
1877 On March - 04 tsjaikovski's incomplete ballet "Zwanenmeer," premieres in Moscow
1877 On this day in history alexander Fyodorovich Gedike, composer
1877 On this day in history hendrik E van Rijgersma, Dutch governor (St Maarten), dies at 42
1879 Bernhard Kellermann, writer on this day in history.
1880 On this day in history new York Daily Graphic publishes first half-tone engraving, by S H Horgan
1880 NY Daily Graphic publishes 1st half-tone engraving, by S H Horgan on March - 04.
1881 On this day in history california becomes first state to pass plant quarantine legislation
1881 On this day in history holmes & Watson begin "A Study in Scarlet", first case together
1881 On this day in history james A Garfield inaugurated as 20th President