March 4 holidays in 2022

Holiday name Holiday location Holiday type
March Forth and Do Something Day - Unofficial (Weird & Obscure, Activity & Action)
National Pound Cake Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks)
National Hug a G.I. Day - Unofficial (Work & Occupation)
National Grammar Day - Unofficial (Education & Reading)
Marching Music Day - Unofficial (Art & Entertainment)
National Day of Unplugging - Unofficial (Health & Body, Products & Technology )
Employee Appreciation Day United States Observance
National Dress in Blue Day - Unofficial (Health & Body, Awareness & Cause)
National Speech and Debate Education Day - Unofficial (Education & Reading)
National Tartar Sauce Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks)
Zhonghe Festival China Observance
Anniversary of the coronation of the Sultan of Terengganu Malaysia (Terengganu) Common Local Holiday
Earth God's Birthday Taiwan Observance
Endometriosis Awareness Week - Unofficial (Awareness & Cause, Health & Body)

Historical Events on March 4

  • 1493: After his voyage to islands in the Caribbean, Christopher Columbus arrives in Lisbon, Portugal on this day.
  • 1519: Hernán Cortés makes it to Mexico to search for the Aztec Civilization and gold.
  • 1628: A Royal Charter is given to the Massachusetts Bay Colony.
  • 1665: The Second Anglo-Dutch War begins when King Charles II declares war on the Netherlands.
  • 1681: A land charter is given to William Penn by Charles II. The area in which the land charter is located will eventually become Pennsylvania.
  • 1776: Dorchest Heights in Boston is fortified with cannons by the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War.
  • 1789: The U.S Congress convenes and put the U.S Constitution into effect.
  • 1814: British forces are defeated at the Battle of Longwoods by American forces near Wardsville, Ontario.
  • 1837: Chicago is incorporated as a city on this day.
  • 1861: The 1st Flag of the Confederate States of America – known as the Stars & Bars – is adopted by the Confederacy.
  • 1865: The Confederate Congress approves the 3rd Flag of the Confederate States of America. This flag is referred to as the “Blood Stained Banner.”
  • 1941: The first large British Commando raid occurs during Operation Claymore on the Lofoten Islands during World War II.
  • 1943: The Battle of the Bismark Sea ends.
  • 1944: 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 1940.
  • Japanese-American physicist Anthony Ichiro Sanda is born in 1944.
  • American writer James Ellroy is born in 1948.
  • English actress and model, Patsy Kensit is born in 1968.
  • American journalist and author, Katherine Center is born in 1972.
  • Canadian wrestler Sara Stock is born in 1979.
  • American ice hockey player Michael Henrich is born in 1980.
  • English cyclist Helen Wyman is born in 1981.
  • American fashion designer and author, Whitney Port is born in 1985.


Maundy Thursday

Easter Monday

Corpus Christi

Father’s Day

Summer Solstice

Bastille Day