Today in History, English
Today in History, English

23881March 3Death2014 – William R. Pogue, American colonel, pilot, and astronaut (b. 1930)
23882March 3Death2014 – Don Shows, American football player and coach (b. 1940)
23883March 3Death2015 – Lynn Borden, American model and actress (b. 1937)
23884March 3Death2015 – Ernest Braun, Austrian-English physicist and academic (b. 1925)
23885March 3Death2015 – M. Stanton Evans, American journalist and author (b. 1934)
23886March 3Death2015 – John Mockler, American politician (b. 1941)
23887March 3Holiday and observanceChristian feast day:Cunigunde of LuxembourgKatharine DrexelJohn and Charles Wesley (Episcopal Church (USA))March 3 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
23888March 3Holiday and observanceHinamatsuri or "Girl's Day" (Japan)
23889March 3Holiday and observanceLiberation Day (Bulgaria)
23890March 3Holiday and observanceMartyrs' Day (Malawi)
23891March 3Holiday and observanceMother's Day (Georgia)
23892March 3Holiday and observanceSportsmen's Day (Egypt)
23893March 3Holiday and observanceTeacher's Day, celebrated until March 9 (Lebanon)
23894March 4Event51 – Nero, later to become Roman emperor, is given the title princeps iuventutis (head of the youth).
23895March 4Event306 – Martyrdom of Saint Adrian of Nicomedia.
23896March 4Event852 – Croatian Knez Trpimir I issues a statute, a document with the first known written mention of the Croats name in Croatian sources.
23897March 4Event932 – Translation of the relics of martyr Wenceslaus I, Duke of Bohemia, Prince of the Czechs.
23898March 4Event1152 – Frederick I Barbarossa is elected King of Germany.
23899March 4Event1238 – The Battle of the Sit River is fought in the northern part of the present-day Yaroslavl Oblast of Russia between the Mongol hordes of Batu Khan and the Russians under Yuri II of Vladimir-Suzdal during the Mongol invasion of Rus'.
23900March 4Event1351 – Ramathibodi becomes King of Siam.
23901March 4Event1386 – Władysław II Jagiełło (Jogaila) is crowned King of Poland.
23902March 4Event1461 – Wars of the Roses in England: Lancastrian King Henry VI is deposed by his House of York cousin, who then becomes King Edward IV.
23903March 4Event1493 – Explorer Christopher Columbus arrives back in Lisbon, Portugal, aboard his ship Niña from his voyage to what is now The Bahamas and other islands in the Caribbean.
23904March 4Event1519 – Hernán Cortés arrives in Mexico in search of the Aztec civilization and its wealth.
23905March 4Event1628 – The Massachusetts Bay Colony is granted a Royal charter.
23906March 4Event1665 – English King Charles II declares war on the Netherlands marking the start of the Second Anglo-Dutch War.
23907March 4Event1675 – John Flamsteed is appointed the first Astronomer Royal of England.
23908March 4Event1681 – Charles II grants a land charter to William Penn for the area that will later become Pennsylvania.
23909March 4Event1776 – American Revolutionary War: The Continental Army fortifies Dorchester Heights with cannon, leading the British troops to abandon the Siege of Boston.
23910March 4Event1789 – In New York City, the first Congress of the United States meets, putting the United States Constitution into effect. The United States Bill of Rights is written and proposed to Congress.

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