March 4 holidays in 2017
Special working day (compensation for Carnival Monday)
March Forth and Do Something Day
March 4 2016 holidays
March 4 2018 holidays
Historical Events on March 4
After his voyage to islands in the Caribbean, Christopher Columbus arrives in Lisbon, Portugal on this day.
Hernán Cortés makes it to Mexico to search for the Aztec Civilization and gold.
A Royal Charter is given to the Massachusetts Bay Colony.
The Second Anglo-Dutch War begins when King Charles II declares war on the Netherlands.
A land charter is given to William Penn by Charles II. The area in which the land charter is located will eventually become Pennsylvania.
Dorchest Heights in Boston is fortified with cannons by the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War.
The U.S Congress convenes and put the U.S Constitution into effect.
British forces are defeated at the Battle of Longwoods by American forces near Wardsville, Ontario.
Chicago is incorporated as a city on this day.
Flag of the Confederate States of America – known as the Stars & Bars – is adopted by the Confederacy.
The Confederate Congress approves the 3
Flag of the Confederate States of America. This flag is referred to as the “Blood Stained Banner.”
The first large British Commando raid occurs during Operation Claymore on the Lofoten Islands during World War II.
The Battle of the Bismark Sea ends.
Daylight bombing raids are conducted over Berlin, Germany by the United States Army Air Forces.
Famous Birthdays on March 4
American novelist David Plante is born in
Japanese-American physicist Anthony Ichiro Sanda is born in
American writer James Ellroy is born in
English actress and model, Patsy Kensit is born in
American journalist and author, Katherine Center is born in
Canadian wrestler Sara Stock is born in
American ice hockey player Michael Henrich is born in
English cyclist Helen Wyman is born in
American fashion designer and author, Whitney Port is born in
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