Historical Events In March - 04
Saturday, 17 August 2019
1881 South African President Kruger accepts ceasefire on this day in history.
1881 California becomes 1st state to pass plant quarantine legislation on March - 04.
1882 On March - 04 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 On this day in history gilbert & Sullivan's opera "Mikado," premieres in London
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 March - 04.
1889 On this day in history benjamin Harrison inaugurated as 23rd President
1889 On this day in history pearl White, [Victoria], US actress/stunt woman (Perils of Pauline)
1890 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 on this day in history.
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 Grover Cleveland (D) inaugrated as 24th US President (2nd term) on this day in history.
1894 On March - 04 great fire in Shanghai; over 1,000 buildings destroyed
1895 Gustav Mahler's 2nd Symphony, premieres in Berlin on March - 04.
1897 On March - 04 william McKinley inaugurated as 25th President of US
1897 On March - 04 francis "Lefty" O'Doul, baseball player/organized Japanese baseball
1899 Cyclone Mahina sweeps in north of Cooktown, Queensland, with a 12 m wave that reaches up to 5 km inland on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1902 American Automobile Association (AAA) founded in Chicago on this day in history.
1903 Harold Berens, comedian on this day in history.
1903 Joseph H Shorthouse, English writer (John Inglesant), dies at 68 on this day in history.
1904 On this day in history george Gamow, nuclear physicist/cosmologist/writer (1, 2, 3...
1905 Gerhart Hauptmann's "Elga," premieres in Berlin on this day in history.
1908 Collingwood OH primary school catches fire; 180 die on March - 04.
1908 Collingwood Ohio, US primary school catches fire (180 killed) on this day in history.
1909 President Taft inaugrated as 27th President during 10" snowstorm on March - 04.
1909 On this day in history uS prohibits interstate transportation of game birds