Sunday, March 4, 2012
MARCH 4th THIS DAY IN HISTORY
Famous Quote Said On March 4
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself
Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1933
Mar 4 Birthdays
Mar 4 In History
First publication of People Magazine.
British Viceroy of India and Mahatma Gandhi meet to sign an agreement for release of political prisoners & allowing public use of salt.
The song "Happy Birthday to You" first appeared in print
Tchaikovsky's ballet Swan Lake premieres
Hernan Cortes arrives in Mexico in search of the Aztec civilization and their wealth.
This Day in Business
The S&P 500 stock market index is introduced, replacing the S&P 90.
This Day in Entertainment
At 86 years of age, slapstick legend Charlie Chaplin is knighted by Queen Elizabeth
This Day in Geography
Royal Charter is granted for economically successful Massachusetts Bay Colony.
This Day in Sports
The first ever indoor hockey game takes place at Victoria skating rink in Montreal, Canada.
March 4th Holiday
Saint Casimir's Day (Poland/Lithuania) - Celebrates the Anniversary of Saint Casimir's death, the patron saint of Poland and Lithuania.
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