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  • Congress Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
    Monday Mar 04, 1793

    George Washington

    Washington sworn into office by Associate Justice William Cushing

    Congress Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
    Monday Mar 04, 1793

    Washington, with nominal fanfare, arrived alone at his inauguration in his carriage. Sworn into office by Associate Justice William Cushing on March 4, 1793 in the Senate Chamber of Congress Hall in Philadelphia, Washington gave a brief address and then immediately retired to his Philadelphia presidential house, weary of office and in poor health.




  • Washington D.C., U.S.
    Wednesday Mar 04, 1868

    Impeachment of Andrew Johnson

    Pretrial

    Washington D.C., U.S.
    Wednesday Mar 04, 1868

    On March 4, 1868, amid tremendous public attention and press coverage, the eleven Articles of Impeachment were presented to the Senate, which reconvened the following day as a court of impeachment, with Chief Justice Salmon Chase presiding, and proceeded to develop a set of rules for the trial and its officers.




  • Washington D.C., U.S.
    Saturday Mar 04, 1933

    Franklin D. Roosevelt

    A President

    Washington D.C., U.S.
    Saturday Mar 04, 1933

    The presidency of Franklin D. Roosevelt began on March 4, 1933




  • Washington D.C., U.S.
    Saturday Mar 04, 1933

    Great Depression

    Franklin D. Roosevelt is inaugurated as President

    Washington D.C., U.S.
    Saturday Mar 04, 1933

    Franklin D. Roosevelt is inaugurated as President.




  • Dunkirk, France
    Tuesday Mar 04, 1947

    NATO Establishment

    The Treaty of Dunkirk

    Dunkirk, France
    Tuesday Mar 04, 1947

    On 4 March 1947 the Treaty of Dunkirk was signed by France and the United Kingdom as a Treaty of Alliance and Mutual Assistance in the event of a possible attack by Germany or the Soviet Union in the aftermath of World War II.




  • San Fernando Valley, California, U.S.
    Tuesday Mar 04, 1952

    Ronald Reagan

    Second Marriage

    San Fernando Valley, California, U.S.
    Tuesday Mar 04, 1952

    Reagan and Nancy Davis were engaged at Chasen's restaurant in Los Angeles and were married on March 4, 1952, at the Little Brown Church in the Valley (North Hollywood, now Studio City) San Fernando Valley.




  • Chattanooga, Tennessee, U.S.
    Wednesday Mar 04, 1964

    Jimmy Hoffa

    Prison Sentences

    Chattanooga, Tennessee, U.S.
    Wednesday Mar 04, 1964

    on March 4, 1964, Hoffa was convicted in Chattanooga, Tennessee, of attempted bribery of a grand juror.


  • England
    Friday Mar 04, 1966

    The Beatles

    Lennon's comment

    England
    Friday Mar 04, 1966

    Almost as soon as they returned home, the Beatles faced a fierce backlash from US religious and social conservatives (as well as the Ku Klux Klan) over a comment Lennon had made in a March interview with British reporter Maureen Cleave. "Christianity will go," Lennon had said. "It will vanish and shrink. I needn't argue about that; I'm right and I will be proved right. ... Jesus was alright but his disciples were thick and ordinary. It's them twisting it that ruins it for me."


  • Kiev, Ukraine
    Saturday Mar 04, 1989

    Dissolution of the Soviet Union

    Honoring the victims of Stalinism

    Kiev, Ukraine
    Saturday Mar 04, 1989

    On March 4, 1989, the Memorial Society, committed to honoring the victims of Stalinism and cleansing society of Soviet practices, was founded in Kiev. A public rally was held the next day.


  • Petrova Gora, Serbia
    Sunday Mar 04, 1990

    Croatian War of Independence

    50,000 Serbs rallied at Tuđman

    Petrova Gora, Serbia
    Sunday Mar 04, 1990

    On 4 March 1990, 50,000 Serbs rallied at Petrova Gora and shouted negative remarks aimed at Tuđman, chanted "This is Serbia", and expressed support for Milošević.


  • Russia
    Sunday Mar 04, 1990

    Dissolution of the Soviet Union

    Elections for the Congress of People's Deputies of Russia

    Russia
    Sunday Mar 04, 1990

    On March 4, 1990, the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic held elections for the Congress of People's Deputies of Russia. Boris Yeltsin was elected, representing Sverdlovsk, garnering 72 percent of the vote.


  • Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
    Sunday Mar 04, 1990

    Mongolian Revolution of 1990

    The MDU and Three Other Reform Organizations Held a Joint Outdoor Mass Meeting

    Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
    Sunday Mar 04, 1990

    After numerous demonstrations of many thousands of people in the capital city as well as provincial centers, on 4 March 1990, the MDU and three other reform organizations held a joint outdoor mass meeting, inviting the government to attend. The government sent no representative to what became a demonstration of over 100,000 people demanding democratic change.


  • Croatia
    Friday Mar 04, 1994

    Croatian War of Independence

    The Creation of Federation

    Croatia
    Friday Mar 04, 1994

    On March 4, Franjo Tuđman endorsed the agreement providing for the creation of Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina and an alliance between Bosnian and Croatian armies against the Serb forces.


  • Japan
    Saturday Mar 04, 2000

    Sony Corporation

    Releasing PlayStation 2

    Japan
    Saturday Mar 04, 2000

    Sony released the PlayStation 2 in 2000, which was even more successful than the first one . The console has become the most successful of all time, selling over 150 million units as of 2011.


  • Tokyo, Japan
    Saturday Mar 04, 2000

    PlayStation Network

    PlayStation 2

    Tokyo, Japan
    Saturday Mar 04, 2000

    Launched in the year 2000, Sony's second home console, the PlayStation 2, had rudimentary online features in select games via its online network. It required a network adaptor, which was available as an add-on for original models and integrated into the hardware on slimline models. However, Sony provided no unified service for the system, so support for network features was specific to each game and third-party server, and there was no interoperability of cross-game presence.


  • Hong Kong, China
    Tuesday Mar 04, 2003

    SARS Coronavirus (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome)

    Hong Kong: consequences on medical staff

    Hong Kong, China
    Tuesday Mar 04, 2003

    On March 4, a 27-year-old Hong Kong man who had visited a guest in Metropole (on the ninth floor) 11 days earlier was admitted to Prince of Wales Hospital. At least 99 hospital workers (including 17 medical students) were infected while treating him.


  • Kwong Wah Hospital, Hong Kong, China
    Tuesday Mar 04, 2003

    SARS Coronavirus (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome)

    SARS Spread in Hong Kong: First Patient

    Kwong Wah Hospital, Hong Kong, China
    Tuesday Mar 04, 2003

    Liu Jianlun died in the intensive care Unit at Kwong Wah Hospital after being held in the hospital for around 10 days.


  • U.S.
    Thursday Mar 04, 2010

    Armenian Genocide

    U.S. congressional panel narrowly voted that the incident was indeed genocide

    U.S.
    Thursday Mar 04, 2010

    On 4 March 2010, a U.S. congressional panel narrowly voted that the incident was indeed genocide; within minutes the Turkish government issued a statement critical of "this resolution which accuses the Turkish nation of a crime it has not committed".


  • Moscow, Russia
    Sunday Mar 04, 2012

    Vladimir Putin

    Third presidential term

    Moscow, Russia
    Sunday Mar 04, 2012

    On 4 March 2012, Putin won the 2012 Russian presidential elections in the first round, with 63.6% of the vote, despite widespread accusations of vote-rigging.


  • Toronto, Canada
    Sunday Mar 04, 2012

    Uber

    Uber launches in Canada

    Toronto, Canada
    Sunday Mar 04, 2012

    Uber launches in Canada starting with Toronto.


  • Brazil
    Friday Mar 04, 2016

    Lula da Silva

    Brazilian authorities raided Lula's home

    Brazil
    Friday Mar 04, 2016

    On 4 March 2016, as part of "Operation Car Wash", Brazilian authorities raided Lula's home.


  • Italy
    Wednesday Mar 04, 2020

    Covid-19 Pandemic: 2020 Coronavirus outbreak

    Positive COVID-19 test for ministers

    Italy
    Wednesday Mar 04, 2020

    On 4 March, Emilia-Romagna's regional minister of health, Raffaele Donini, and minister for territories, Barbara Lori, were declared positive to COVID-19 test


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