Historical Events In March - 04
Monday, 16 December 2019
1881 On this day in history south African President Kruger accepts ceasefire
1881 California becomes 1st state to pass plant quarantine legislation on March - 04.
1882 On this day in history britain's first electric trams run in East London.
1883 On this day in history john Gordon Cashmans begins "Vicksburg Evening Post" in Mississippi
1883 On this day in history alexander H Stephens, VP Confederate States, dies at 71
1885 On March - 04 grover Cleveland inaugrated as first Democratic President since Civil War
1885 Gilbert & Sullivan's opera "Mikado," premieres in London on March - 04.
1885 On March - 04 willem H Winkel, Dutch physician/founder (Red Cross of Curacao)
1888 On this day in history knute Rockne, Norwegian/US football player/coach (Notre Dame)
1888 Amos Bronson Alcott, US theory/poet (Table Talk), dies at 88 on this day in history.
1889 Benjamin Harrison inaugurated as 23rd President on this day in history.
1889 On March - 04 pearl White, [Victoria], US actress/stunt woman (Perils of Pauline)
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 Dazzy Vance, hall of fame pitcher (led NL in strike-outs 7-yrs) on this day in history.
1893 On March - 04 francis Dhanis' army attacksthe Lualaba, occupies Nyangwe
1893 Grover Cleveland (D) inaugrated as 24th US President (2nd term) on this day in history.
1894 Great fire in Shanghai; over 1,000 buildings destroyed on March - 04.
1895 Gustav Mahler's 2nd Symphony, premieres in Berlin on this day in history.
1897 William McKinley inaugurated as 25th President of US on this day in history.
1897 On March - 04 francis "Lefty" O'Doul, baseball player/organized Japanese baseball
1899 On this day in history cyclone Mahina sweeps in north of Cooktown, Queensland, with a 12 m wave that reaches up to 5 km inland
1900 On this day in history roberto Soundy, El Salvador, trap shooter (Olympic-1968)
1901 President William McKinley inaugurated for 2nd term as President on this day in history.
1901 On this day in history 1st advanced copy of inaugural speech (Jefferson-Natl Intelligencer)
1901 On March - 04 charles H Goren, bridge master (26 US Titles)
1902 American Automobile Association (AAA) founded in Chicago on this day in history.
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 this day in history gerhart Hauptmann's "Elga," premieres in Berlin
1908 On this day in history collingwood OH primary school catches fire; 180 die
1908 On March - 04 collingwood Ohio, US primary school catches fire (180 killed)
1909 On March - 04 president Taft inaugrated as 27th President during 10" snowstorm
1909 On March - 04 uS prohibits interstate transportation of game birds