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 This day in History - March 4
407 Historic Events for March 4
1852

Nikolai Gogol, writer, dies at 43

Death
1853

Pope Pius IX recovers Catholic hierarchy in Netherlands

Event
1853

William Rufus de Vane King (D) sworn in as 13th US VP

Event
1861

Confederate States adopt "Stars and Bars" flag

Event
1861

Lincoln's inaugurated as 16th pres; 1st time US has 5 former pres

Event
1861

Pres Lincoln opens Govt Printing Office

Event
1862

Robert Emden, Swiss geo/astro physics (Emden-polytroop)

Birth
1863

Territory of Idaho established

Event
1863

Battle of Thompson's Station, TN

Event
1864

Thomas Starr King, Unitarian clergyman (Christianity and Humanity), dies

Death
1865

President Lincoln inaugurated for his 2nd term as president

Event
1865

Confederate congress approves final design of "official flag"

Event
1866

Alexander Campbell, Irish/US founder Disciples of Christ, dies at 77

Death
1869

Ulysses Grant inaugurated as 18th president

Event
1875

Suze Groeneweg, 1st Dutch female parliament member (SDAP, 1918-37)

Birth
1875

Enrique Larreta, [E R Maza], Argentine diplomat (Gloria de Don Ramiro)

Birth
1875

Alberto Vaccari, Italian jesuit/old testament scholar/interpreter

Birth
1876

Alfred Holmes, composer, dies at 38

Death
1876

US Congress decides to impeach Minister of War Belknap

Event
1877

Daniā€°l G van Beuningen, Dutch art collector

Birth
1877

Tsjaikovski's incomplete ballet "Zwanenmeer," premieres in Moscow

Event
1877

Hendrik E van Rijgersma, Dutch governor (St Maarten), dies at 42

Death
1877

Alexander Fyodorovich Gedike, composer

Birth
1879

Bernhard Kellermann, writer

Birth
1880

NY Daily Graphic publishes 1st half-tone engraving, by S H Horgan

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