Today in History, English
Today in History, English

24841March 4Death2013 – Hobart Muir Smith, American herpetologist and zoologist (b. 1912)
24842March 4Death2013 – Toren Smith, Canadian businessman, founded Studio Proteus (b. 1960)
24843March 4Death2013 – Fran Warren, American singer and actress (b. 1926)
24844March 4Death2014 – Renato Cioni, Italian tenor (b. 1929)
24845March 4Death2014 – László Fekete, Hungarian footballer (b. 1954)
24846March 4Death2014 – Mark Freidkin, Russian author and poet (b. 1953)
24847March 4Death2014 – Elaine Kellett-Bowman, English lawyer and politician (b. 1923)
24848March 4Death2014 – Jack Kinzler, American engineer (b. 1920)
24849March 4Death2014 – Maja Petrin, Croatian actress (b. 1972)
24850March 4Death2014 – Wu Tianming, Chinese director and producer (b. 1939)
24851March 4Death2015 – Dušan Bilandžić, Croatian historian and politician (b. 1924)
24852March 4Death2015 – Ray Hatton, English-American runner, author, and academic (b. 1932)
24853March 4Death2015 – Karl-Alfred Jacobsson, Swedish footballer (b. 1926)
24854March 4Death2015 – Jam Sebastian, Filipino video blogger (b. 1986)
24855March 4Holiday and observanceChristian feast day:Adrian of NicomediaBasinusBlessed Humbert III, Count of Savoy (Roman Catholic Church)Blessed Zoltán MeszlényiCasimirPaul Cuffee (Episcopal Church)Peter of PappacarboneMarch 4 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)Giovanni Antonio Farina (Catholi
24856March 4Holiday and observanceSt Casimir's Day (Poland and Lithuania)
24857March 4Holiday and observancePurim begins in evening
24858March 4Holiday and observanceCassinga Day
24859March 5Event363 – Roman Emperor Julian moves from Antioch with an army of 90,000 to attack the Sassanid Empire, in a campaign which would bring about his own death.
24860March 5Event1046 – Naser Khosrow begins the seven-year Middle Eastern journey which he will later describe in his book Safarnama.
24861March 5Event1279 – The Livonian Order is defeated in the Battle of Aizkraukle by the Grand Duchy of Lithuania
24862March 5Event1496 – King Henry VII of England issues letters patent to John Cabot and his sons, authorising them to explore unknown lands.
24863March 5Event1616 – Nicolaus Copernicus's book De revolutionibus orbium coelestium is banned by the Catholic Church
24864March 5Event1766 – Antonio de Ulloa, the first Spanish governor of Louisiana, arrives in New Orleans.
24865March 5Event1770 – Boston Massacre: Five Americans, including Crispus Attucks, are fatally shot by British troops in an event that would contribute to the outbreak of the American Revolutionary War (also known as the American War of Independence) five years later.
24866March 5Event1811 – Peninsular War: A French force under the command of Marshal Victor is routed while trying to prevent an Anglo-Spanish-Portuguese army from lifting the Siege of Cádiz in the Battle of Barrosa.
24867March 5Event1824 – First Anglo-Burmese War: The British officially declare war on Burma.
24868March 5Event1836 – Samuel Colt patents the first production-model revolver, the .34-caliber.
24869March 5Event1850 – The Britannia Bridge across the Menai Strait between the island of Anglesey and the mainland of Wales is opened.
24870March 5Event1860 – Parma, Tuscany, Modena and Romagna vote in referendums to join the Kingdom of Sardinia.

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