Historical Events In March - 04
Wednesday, 27 September 2023
1881 On this day in history south African President Kruger accepts ceasefire
1881 On this day in history california becomes 1st state to pass plant quarantine legislation
1882 Britain's first electric trams run in East London on March - 04.
1883 On this day in history john Gordon Cashmans begins "Vicksburg Evening Post" in Mississippi
1883 Alexander H Stephens, VP Confederate States, dies at 71 on this day in history.
1885 On March - 04 grover Cleveland inaugrated as first Democratic President since Civil War
1885 Gilbert & Sullivan's opera "Mikado," premieres in London on this day in history.
1885 Willem H Winkel, Dutch physician/founder (Red Cross of Curacao) on March - 04.
1888 On March - 04 knute Rockne, Norwegian/US football player/coach (Notre Dame)
1888 Amos Bronson Alcott, US theory/poet (Table Talk), dies at 88 on March - 04.
1889 On this day in history benjamin Harrison inaugurated as 23rd President
1889 Pearl White, [Victoria], US actress/stunt woman (Perils of Pauline) on March - 04.
1890 On March - 04 the longest bridge in the Great Britain, the Forth Bridge (railway) (1,710 ft) in Scotland is opened by the Prince of Wales, who later became King Edward VII.
1891 On this day in history dazzy Vance, hall of fame pitcher (led NL in strike-outs 7-yrs)
1893 On this day in history francis Dhanis' army attacksthe Lualaba, occupies Nyangwe
1893 On this day in history grover Cleveland (D) inaugrated as 24th US President (2nd term)
1894 Great fire in Shanghai; over 1,000 buildings destroyed on March - 04.
1895 On this day in history gustav Mahler's 2nd Symphony, premieres in Berlin
1897 On this day in history william McKinley inaugurated as 25th President of US
1897 On this day in history francis "Lefty" O'Doul, baseball player/organized Japanese baseball
1899 On March - 04 cyclone Mahina sweeps in north of Cooktown, Queensland, with a 12 m wave that reaches up to 5 km inland
1900 Roberto Soundy, El Salvador, trap shooter (Olympic-1968) on this day in history.
1901 On this day in history president William McKinley inaugurated for 2nd term as President
1901 1st advanced copy of inaugural speech (Jefferson-Natl Intelligencer) on this day in history.
1901 Charles H Goren, bridge master (26 US Titles) on March - 04.
1902 On this day in history american Automobile Association (AAA) founded in Chicago
1903 Harold Berens, comedian on this day in history.
1903 On March - 04 joseph H Shorthouse, English writer (John Inglesant), dies at 68
1904 On this day in history george Gamow, nuclear physicist/cosmologist/writer (1, 2, 3...
1905 On March - 04 gerhart Hauptmann's "Elga," premieres in Berlin
1908 On this day in history collingwood OH primary school catches fire; 180 die
1908 Collingwood Ohio, US primary school catches fire (180 killed) on this day in history.
1909 On this day in history president Taft inaugrated as 27th President during 10" snowstorm
1909 US prohibits interstate transportation of game birds on March - 04.