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  • Congress Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
    Monday Mar 4, 1793

    George Washington

    Washington sworn into office by Associate Justice William Cushing

    Congress Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
    Monday Mar 4, 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.
    Monday Mar 4, 1861

    Abraham Lincoln

    A President

    Washington D.C., U.S.
    Monday Mar 4, 1861

    The presidency of Abraham Lincoln began on March 4, 1861, when he was inaugurated as the 16th President of the United States.




  • Washington D.C., U.S.
    Saturday Mar 4, 1865

    Abraham Lincoln

    Lincoln delivered his second inaugural address

    Washington D.C., U.S.
    Saturday Mar 4, 1865

    On March 4, 1865, Lincoln delivered his second inaugural address. In it, he deemed the war casualties to be God's will. Lincoln said: Fondly do we hope—fervently do we pray—that this mighty scourge of war may speedily pass away. Yet, if God wills that it continue, until all the wealth piled by the bond-man's 250 years of unrequited toil shall be sunk, and until every drop of blood drawn with the lash, shall be paid by another drawn with the sword, as was said 3,000 years ago, so still it must be said, "the judgments of the Lord, are true and righteous altogether". With malice toward none; with charity for all; with firmness in the right, as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to finish the work we are in; to bind up the nation's wounds; to care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan—to do all which may achieve and cherish a just and lasting peace, among ourselves, and with all nations.




  • Washington D.C., U.S.
    Wednesday Mar 4, 1868

    Impeachment of Andrew Johnson

    Pretrial

    Washington D.C., U.S.
    Wednesday Mar 4, 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 4, 1933

    Franklin D. Roosevelt

    A President

    Washington D.C., U.S.
    Saturday Mar 4, 1933

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




  • Washington D.C., U.S.
    Saturday Mar 4, 1933

    Great Depression

    Franklin D. Roosevelt is inaugurated as President

    Washington D.C., U.S.
    Saturday Mar 4, 1933

    Franklin D. Roosevelt is inaugurated as President.




  • San Fernando Valley, California, U.S.
    Tuesday Mar 4, 1952

    Ronald Reagan

    Second Marriage

    San Fernando Valley, California, U.S.
    Tuesday Mar 4, 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 4, 1964

    Jimmy Hoffa

    Prison Sentences

    Chattanooga, Tennessee, U.S.
    Wednesday Mar 4, 1964

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


  • U.S.
    Thursday Mar 4, 2010

    Armenian Genocide

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

    U.S.
    Thursday Mar 4, 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".


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