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 This day in History - March 4
407 Historic Events for March 4
1901

1st advanced copy of inaugural speech (Jefferson-Natl Intelligencer)

Event
1902

American Automobile Association (AAA) founded in Chicago

Event
1903

Joseph H Shorthouse, English writer (John Inglesant), dies at 68

Death
1903

Harold Berens, comedian

Birth
1904

George Gamow, nuclear physicist/cosmologist/writer (1, 2, 3...ì)

Birth
1905

Lili Kr…us, Budapest Hungary, pianist (Austrian Cross of Honor 1978)

Birth
1905

Gerhart Hauptmann's "Elga," premieres in Berlin

Event
1907

Edgar Barrier, NY, actor (Cobra Woman, Macbeth, Rocky, Cornered)

Birth
1908

Boris N Poveloi, [Kampov], Russian journalist/writer [NS=Mar 17]

Birth
1908

Collingwood Ohio primary school catches fire; 180 die

Event
1909

US prohibits interstate transportation of game birds

Event
1909

President Taft inaugrated at 27th president during 10" snowstorm

Event
1909

Harry B Helmsley, NYC, billionaire builder (Empire State Building)

Birth
1910

Tancredo Neves, president of Civil rights activist

Birth
1911

Victor Berger (Wisc) becomes 1st socialist congressman in US

Event
1912

John Garfield, NYC, actor (Air Force, Destination: Tokyo, Juarez)

Birth
1912

Afro, [Basaldella], Italian painter

Birth
1913

Woodrow Wilson inaugurated as 28th president

Event
1913

NY Yankees are 1st to train outside US (Bermuda)

Event
1913

Gabriel Faur‚'s opera "P‚n‚lope," premieres in Monte Carlo

Event
1913

Dept of Commerce and Labor split into separate departments

Event
1913

1st US law regulating the shooting of migratory birds passed

Event
1915

Eunice Catunda, composer

Birth
1915

Petrus de Jong, Dutch premier (KVP, 1967-71)

Birth
1915

Carlos Surinach, Barcelona Spain, composer (Monte Carlo) [OS]

Birth