About March 4

March 4, 2021 is the 63rd day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 302 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Thursday.

You can browse the full year calendar in case you need it.

Lovelife today Hey! How’s your lovelife today? Get a free love reading with the most frank answers. Start to seize love opportunities in your life! Did I mention it’s F-R-E-E? (Sponsored link; 18+ only)

Pisces is the sun 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.

According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 334 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

What Happened On March 4

  • 306
    Martyrdom of Saint Adrian of Nicomedia.
  • 852
    Croatian Duke Trpimir I issues a statute, a document with the first known written mention of the Croats name in Croatian sources.
  • 1493
    Explorer Christopher Columbus arrives back in Lisbon, Portugal, aboard his ship Niña from his voyage to what is now The Bahamas and other islands in the Caribbean.
  • 1519
    Hernan Cortes arrives in Mexico in search of the Aztec civilization and their wealth.
  • 1628
    The Massachusetts Bay Colony is granted a Royal charter.
  • 1804
    Castle Hill Rebellion: Irish convicts rebel against British colonial authority in the Colony of New South Wales.
  • 1909
    U.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
  • 1918
    The USS Cyclops departs from Barbados and is never seen again, presumably lost with all hands in the Bermuda Triangle.
  • 1921
    Warren Harding becomes the first President of the United States to have his inauguration broadcast on radio, via KDKA-AM in Pittsburgh.
  • 1941
    World War II: The United Kingdom launches Operation Claymore on the Lofoten Islands.
  • 1945
    Lapland War: Finland declares war on Nazi Germany.
  • 1957
    The S&P 500 stock market index is introduced, replacing the S&P 90.
  • 1960
    The French freighter La Coubre explodes in Havana, Cuba killing 100.
  • 1966
    A Canadian Pacific Air Lines DC-8-43 explodes on landing at Tokyo International Airport, killing 64 people.
  • 1970
    French submarine Eurydice explodes underwater, resulting in the loss of the entire 57-man crew.
  • 1974
    People magazine is published for the first time.
  • 1977
    The 1977 Bucharest Earthquake in southern and eastern Europe kills more than 1,500.
  • 1983
    Bertha Wilson is appointed the first woman to sit on the Supreme Court of Canada.
  • 1998
    Gay 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.
  • 2001
    4 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.

MyFirstName.Rocks What no one tells you about your first name’s personality. Are there magical powers in your given name? Check out Stephen’s personality today! (Sponsored links)



Share or Link to This Page: