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 This day in History - March 4
407 Historic Events for March 4
1928

"Bunion Run" race from LA to NYC begins; It is won by Andy Payne

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1929

Herbert Hoover inaugurated as 31st president

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1929

Bernard Haitink, Amsterdam Neth, conductor (London Phil Orch 1969-78)

Birth
1929

Josep Mestres-Quadreny, composer

Birth
1929

Charles Curtis (R-Kansas) becomes 1st native American VP

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1930

Emma Fahning bowls 1st sanctioned 300 game by a woman

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1930

Coolidge Dam in Arizona dedicated

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1931

Gennady Rozhdestvensky, composer

Birth
1931

Han Jansen, Dutch painter

Birth
1931

Bradman bowled by Herman Griffith for a duck as W I win the Test

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1931

West Indies beat Australia for the 1st time, by 30 runs at SCG

Event
1931

Ernesto Rosenstand, Arubian playwright (Kiko Ta Di Nos?)

Birth
1932

Guido Baggiani, composer

Birth
1932

Hessel Rienks, economist/Dutch 2nd chamber member (PvdA)

Birth
1932

Miriam Makeba, Johannesburg South Africa, singer (Grammy 1965)

Birth
1933

Noordwijk soccer team forms

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1933

Frances Perkins becomes sec of labor, 1st US woman cabinet member

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1933

Chancellor Dollfuss disdolves Austrian parliament

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1933

Willie Walker, US jazz singer/guitarist (Dupree Blues), dies at 36

Death
1933

FDR inaugrated as 32nd pres, pledges to pull US out of Depression and says "We have nothing to fear but fear itself"

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1933

Henderson, DeSylva and Brown's "Strike Me Pink," premieres in NYC

Event
1933

Ann Burton, [Anna Rafalowicz], singer

Birth
1934

Mario Davidovsky, Buenos Aires Argentinia, composer (Synchronisms)

Birth
1934

Jane van Lawick-Goodall, ethologist/chimp expert (1974 Walker Prize)

Birth
1934

Barbara McNair, Racine Wisc, singer/actress (Barbara McNair Show)

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