March 4 holidays in 2024

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)
Casimir Pulaski Day Multiple [Show] Multiple Types
Labor Day Australia (Western Australia) Common State Holiday
Guam History and Chamorro Heritage Day Guam Public Holiday
Anniversary of the coronation of the Sultan of Terengganu Malaysia (Terengganu) Common Local Holiday
Liberation Day observed Bulgaria National Holiday
Women Of Aviation Worldwide Week - Unofficial (Work & Occupation)
Endometriosis Awareness Week - Unofficial (Awareness & Cause, Health & Body)
National School Breakfast Week - Unofficial (Education & Reading, Food & Drinks)
Women In Construction Week - Unofficial (Work & Occupation)

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

Good Friday

Arbor Day

Labor Day

Corpus Christi

Summer Solstice