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 This day in History - March 4
407 Historic Events for March 4
1916

Franz Marc, German painter/co-founder (Blaue Reiter), killed at 36

Death
1916

Giorgio Bassani, Italian writer (Botteghe Oscure)

Birth
1916

Hans Eysenck, psychologist

Birth
1917

Jeannette Rankin (Rep-R-Mont) becomes 1st female member of Congress

Event
1918

Terek Autonomous Republic established in RSFSR (until 1921)

Event
1918

Eugene D'Harcourt, composer, dies at 58

Death
1918

Margaret Osborne DuPont, Joseph Oregon, tennis pro (US Open 1948-50)

Birth
1920

Marcella Grady Jennings, rancher

Birth
1920

Last day of Julian civil calendar in Greece

Event
1921

Hot Springs National Park created in Arkansas

Event
1921

Halim El-Dabh, composer

Birth
1921

Joan Greenwood, London, actress/director (Amorous Mr Prawn)

Birth
1922

Bert Williams, famous black, dies at 46, in NYC

Death
1923

Piero J d'Inzeo, France, equestrian show jumper (Olymp-gold-1952, 64)

Birth
1923

Lenin's last article in Pravda (about Red bureaucracy)

Event
1923

Patrick Moore, England, astronomer/writer (A-Z of Astronomy)

Birth
1924

"Happy Birthday To You" published by Claydon Sunny

Event
1925

Swain's Island (near American Samoa) annexed by US

Event
1925

Pres Coolidge's inauguration broadcast live on 21 radio stations

Event
1925

Moritz Moszkowski, Polish/German composer, dies at 70

Death
1926

De Geer govt in Netherlands takes office

Event
1927

Robert Di Domenica, composer

Birth
1927

Thayer David, MA, actor (Eiger Sanction, Rocky, Nero Wolfe, Savages)

Birth
1928

Samuel Adler, composer

Birth
1928

Alan Sillitoe, Brit, writer (Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner)

Birth