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Importance of 04th March in History

Know all Events, anniversaries, death, born that makes 04th March special in the world history.

1989
6 people died and 94 were injured in a train crash at Purley, Surrey, UK
Great Britain
1989
Time Inc. and Warner Communications announced their merger to form Time-Warner, the worlds largest media and entertainment company
United States
1987
US President Ronald Reagan accepted full responsibility for the Iran-Contra scandal
United States
1979
A photo taken by the USAs Voyager 1 space probe revealed the first evidence of Jupiters rings
United States
1969
Kray Twins found guilty of murder
Great Britain
1968
Wimbledon became an open tennis championship as authorities voted to admit professional players as well as amateurs.
Great Britain
1933
The Austrian Parliament was suspended indefinitely because of voting irregularities. Chancellor Engelbert Dollfuss governed by emergency.
Austria
1933
Franklin D. Roosevelt was inaugurated as the 32nd President of the United States. He pledged to lead the country out of the Great Depression.
United States
1933
Labour Secretary Frances Perkins became the first woman to serve in the US Cabinet.
United States
1909
Birth of Harry Helmsley, American property investor
United States
1909
US Congress approved Congressional Gold Medals for the Wright brothers, who pioneered powered flight
United States
1908
175 people were killed in the Collinwood School Fire, near Cleveland, Ohio .
United States
1890
Forth railway bridge opens – took six years to build
Great Britain
1882
Britain's first electric trams started running, Leytonstone, East London
Great Britain
1859
The charter of the French Opera House in New Orleans was adopted, allowing finances to be raised to build it. (It opened in December 1859)
United States
1858
Death of Matthew C. Perry, American naval commander who opened Japan to the West.
United States
1852
Death of Nicolai Gogol, Ukrainian playwright.
Russian Federation
1832
Death of Jean-François Champollion, French Egyptologist who played a major role in deciphering hieroglyphics
France
1824
Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) founded (called the 'National Institution for the Preservation of Life from Shipwreck' until 1854)
Great Britain
1675
John Flamsteed appointed first Astronomer Royal of England
Great Britain
1519
Hernán Cortés arrived in Mexico in his quest to find the Aztec civilisation.
Spain
1493
Christopher Columbus arrives back in Europe after his voyage to the Caribbean.
Italy
1193
Death of Saladin, leader of the Muslim opposition to the European Crusaders.
Iraq
0561
Death of Pope Pelagius I
Italy
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