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Important Events Of March 4



1997    Brazil Senate allows women to wear slacks
1997    Comet Hale-Bopp directly above the Sun (1.04 AU)
1997    President Clinton bans federally funded human cloning research
1997    Zeya Start-1 launched (Russia)
1995    1st New York City Mayor Trophy's High school track meet in 19 years
1995    Blind teenage boy receives a 'Bionic Eye' at a Washington Hospital
1995    George Foreman loses WBA boxing title, refusing to fight Tony Tucker
1995    Michael Johnson runs world record 400m indoor (44.63 sec)
1995    Replacement New York Yankees beat New York Mets 2-1
1994    4 Arab terrorist founded guilty of bombing the World Trade Center
1994    Space shuttle STS-62 (Columbia 16), launches into orbit
1993    "Goodbye Girl" opens at Marquis Theater New York City for 188 performances
1993    Katharine Hepburn enters the hospital suffering from exhaustion
1991    Bank of Credit and Commerce International divests itself of 1st American Bank
1991    Iraq releases 6 U.S., 3 British and 1 Italian POW
1990    20th Easter Seal Telethon
1990    Beth Daniel wins LPGA Women's Kemper Golf Open
1990    U.S. 65th manned space mission STS-36 (Atlantis 6) returns from space
1989    Actress Phoebe Cates marries actor Kevin Kline
1989    Eastern Airlines machinists strike
1989    Javier Sotomayor high jumps indoor world record (2.43m)
1986    Border completes twin Test tons (140 and 114*) vs. New Zealand
1985    STS-51-E vehicle rolls back to Vandenberg AFB; mission cancelled
1985    Virtual ban on leaded gas ordered by EPA
1985    War veterans returned to the "Bridge over the River Kwai"
1984    Nancy Lopez wins Uniden LPGA Golf Invitational
1984    Pee Wee Reese and Rick Ferrell elected to Baseball's Hall of Fame
1982    2nd double hat trick in Islander history-Bossy and D Potvin
1982    NASA launches Intelsat V
1980    40th hat trick in Islander history-Mike Bossy
1980    Robert Mugabe's ZANU-PF wins parliamentary election in Zimbabwe
1979    "Grand Tour" closes at Palace Theater New York City after 61 performances
1979    200th episode of "All in the Family"
1979    Sally Little wins LPGA Bent Tree Golf Classic
1979    U.S. Voyager I photo reveals Jupiter's rings
1978    Chicago Daily News, founded in 1875, publishes last issue
1977    1st CRAY 1 supercomputer shipped, to Los Alamos Laboratories, New Mexico
1977    Colin Croft takes 8-29 against Pakistan at Port-of-Spain
1977    Earthquake in Romania, kills 1,541
1976    John Pezzin bowls 33 consecutive strikes at Toledo, Ohio
1976    San Francisco Giants are bought for $8 million by Bob Lurie and Bud Herseth
1974    David Hares' "Knuckle," premieres in London
1974    Harold Wilson replaces resigning Ed Heath as British premier
1973    15th Grammy Awards: 1st Time Ever I Saw Your Face, America
1972    Erhard Keller (Germany) skates world record 1000m (1:18.5)
1972    Last train run between Penrith to Keswick United Kingdom
1972    Libya and U.S.S.R. signs cooperation treaty
1971    "City Command" kidnaps 4 U.S. military men at Ankara, Turkey
1970    French submarine "Eurydice" explodes
1970    Jacksonville is 1st college basketball team to avg 100+ pts per game
1970    New York Rangers set then NHL record of 126 games without being shut-out
1968    Joe Frazier TKOs Buster Mathis in 11 for heavyweight boxing title
1968    Martin Luther King, Jr. announces plans for Poor People's Campaign
1968    Orbiting Geophysical Observatory 5 launched
1967    Ice Dance Championship at Vienna won by Towler and Ford (GRB)
1967    Ice Pairs Championship at Vienna won by Belousova and Protopopov (U.S.S.R.)
1967    Men's Figure Skating Championship in Vienna won by Emmerich Danzer (AUT)
1967    Worlds Ladies Figure Skating Champion in Vienna won by Peggy Fleming (U.S.)
1966    Canadian Pacific airliner explodes on landing at Tokyo, 64 die
1966    John Lennon, says "We (the Beatles) are more popular than Jesus"
1966    North Sea Gas was 1st pumped ashore by British Petroleum
1965    David Attenbrough became the new controller of BBC2
1964    Jimmy Hoffa convicted of jury tampering
1962    AEC announces 1st atomic power plant in Antarctica in operation
1961    Paul-Henri Spaak resigns as Secretary-General of NATO
1960    French freighter "La Coubre" explodes in Havana Cuba, killing 100
1960    Lucille Ball files divorce from Desi Arnaz
1959    U.S. Pioneer IV misses Moon and becomes 2nd (U.S. 1st) artificial planet
1955    1st radio facsimile transmission sent across the continent
1954    J. E. Wilkins, appointed 1st Black U.S. sub-cabinet member
1949    Andrei Vishinsky succeeds Molotov as Soviet Foreign minister
1949    Piet Van de Pol (Netherlands) becomes world champion billiard player
1949    Security Council of United Nations recommends membership for Israel
1947    WWJ (now WDIV) TV channel 4 in Detroit, MI (NBC) begins broadcasting
1945    Finland declares war on nazi-Germany
1944    1st U.S. bombing of Berlin
1944    Anti-Germany strikes in North Italy
1943    Transport nr 50 departs with French Jews to Maidanek/Sobibor
1941    18 Geuzen resistance fighters sentenced to death in The Hague
1941    NHL Chicago goalie Samuel LoPresti stops record 80 of 83 Boston shots
1941    Serbian Prince Paul visits Hitler
1936    1st flight of airship Hindenburg, Germany
1934    Easter Cross on Mount Davidson (SF) dedicated
1933    Chancellor Dollfuss disdolves Austrian parliament
1933    Frances Perkins becomes sec of labor, 1st U.S. woman cabinet member
1933    Henderson, DeSylva and Brown's "Strike Me Pink," premieres in New York City
1933    Noordwijk soccer team forms
1933    Franklin D. Roosevelt inaugrated as 32nd president, pledges to pull U.S. out of Depression and says "We have nothing to fear but fear itself."
1931    Bradman bowled by Herman Griffith for a duck as W I win the Test
1931    West Indies beat Australia for the 1st time, by 30 runs at SCG
1930    Coolidge Dam in Arizona dedicated
1930    Emma Fahning bowls 1st sanctioned 300 game by a woman
1929    Charles Curtis (R-Kansas) becomes 1st native American Vice President
1929    Herbert Hoover inaugurated as 31st president
1928    "Bunion Run" race from Los Angeles to New York City begins; It is won by Andy Payne
1926    De Geer government in Netherlands takes office
1925    President Coolidge's inauguration broadcast live on 21 radio stations
1925    Swain's Island (near American Samoa) annexed by U.S.
1924    "Happy Birthday To You" published by Claydon Sunny
1923    Lenin's last article in Pravda (about Red bureaucracy)
1921    Hot Springs National Park created in Arkansas
1920    Last day of Julian civil calendar in Greece
1918    Terek Autonomous Republic established in RSFSR (until 1921)
1913    1st U.S. law regulating the shooting of migratory birds passed
1913    Department of Commerce and Labor split into separate departments
1913    Gabriel Faure's opera "Penelope," premieres in Monte Carlo
1913    New York Yankees are 1st to train outside U.S. (Bermuda)
1913    Woodrow Wilson inaugurated as 28th president
1911    Victor Berger (Wisconsin) becomes 1st socialist congressman in U.S.
1909    President Taft inaugrated at 27th president during 10" snowstorm
1909    U.S. prohibits interstate transportation of game birds
1908    Collingwood Ohio primary school catches fire; 180 die
1905    Gerhart Hauptmann's "Elga," premieres in Berlin
1902    American Automobile Association, AAA, founded in Cleveland, Ohio
1901    1st advanced copy of inaugural speech (Jefferson-National Intelligencer)
1901    President William McKinley inaugurated for 2nd term as president
1901    Term of George H. White, last of post-Reconstruction congressmen, ends
1897    William McKinley inaugurated as 25th president of US
1895    Gustav Mahler's 2nd Symphony, premieres in Berlin
1894    Great fire in Shanghai; over 1,000 buildings destroyed
1893    Francis Dhanis' army attacksthe Lualaba, occupies Nyangwe
1893    Grover Cleveland (D) inaugrated as 24th U.S. president (2nd term)
1889    Benjamin Harrison inaugurated as 23rd president
1885    Gilbert and Sullivan's opera "Mikado," premieres in London
1885    Grover Cleveland inaugrated as 1st Democratic President since Civil War
1883    John Gordon Cashmans begins "Vicksburg Evening Post" in Mississippi
1881    California becomes 1st state to pass plant quarantine legislation
1881    Holmes and Watson begin "A Study in Scarlet," 1st case together
1881    James A. Garfield inaugurated as 20th president
1881    South African president Kruger accepts ceasefire
1880    New York Daily Graphic publishes 1st half-tone engraving, by S. H. Horgan
1877    Tsjaikovski's incomplete ballet "Zwanenmeer," premieres in Moscow
1876    U.S. Congress decides to impeach Minister of War Belknap
1869    Ulysses Grant inaugurated as 18th president
1865    Confederate congress approves final design of "official flag"
1865    President Lincoln inaugurated for his 2nd term as president
1863    Battle of Thompson's Station, Tennessee
1863    Territory of Idaho established
1861    Confederate States adopt "Stars and Bars" flag
1861    Lincoln's inaugurated as 16th president
1861    President Lincoln opens Government Printing Office
1853    Pope Pius IX recovers Catholic hierarchy in Netherlands
1853    William Rufus de Vane King (D) sworn in as 13th U.S. Vice President
1849    U.S. had no president, Polks term ends on a Sunday, Taylor couldn't be sworn-in, Senator David Atchison (President pro tem) term ended March 3rd
1848    Sardinia-Piemonte gets new Constitution
1845    James K. Polk inaugrated at 11th president
1841    Dion Boucicault's "London Assurance," premieres in London
1841    Longest inauguration speech (8,443 words), William Henry Harrison
1837    City of Chicago incorporates
1837    Martin Van Buren inaugrated as 8th president
1837    Weekly Advocate changes its name to the Colored American
1835    HMS Beagle moves into Bay of Concepcion
1830    V Bellini's opera "I Capuleti e i Montecchi," premieres in Venice
1829    Andrew Jackson inaugurated as 7th president
1829    Unruly crowd mobs White House during President Jackson inaugural ball
1826    1st U.S. Railroad chartered, Granite Railway in Quincy, Massachsetts
1825    John Quincy Adams inaugrated as 6th president
1809    Madison becomes 1st president inaugurated in American-made clothes
1801    Thomas Jefferson is the 1st president inaugurated in Washington D.C.
1798    Catholic women force to do penance for kindling sabbath fire for Jews
1797    John Adams inaugurated as 2nd president of the United States
1793    French troops conquer Geertruidenberg Netherlands
1793    Washington's 2nd inauguration, shortest speech (133 words)
1792    Oranges introduced to Hawaii
1791    1st Jewish member of U.S. Congress, Israel Jacobs (PA), takes office
1791    President Washington calls the U.S. Senate into its 1st special session
1791    Vermont admitted as 14th state (1st addition to the 13 colonies)
1789    1st Congress declares constitution in effect (9 senators, 13 reps)
1774    1st sighting of Orion nebula (William Herschel)
1741    English fleet under Admiral Ogle reaches Cartagena
1699    Jews are expelled from Lubeck Germany
1681    King Charles II grants William Penn royal charter for Pennsylvania
1675    John Flamsteed appointed 1st Astronomer Royal of England
1665    English king Charles II declares war on Netherlands
1629    England granted a royal charter to Massachusetts Bay Colony
1621    Jacarta, Java renamed Batavia
1611    George Abbot appointed archbishop of Canterbury