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March 4 is the 63th day of the year (64st in leap years) according to the Gregorian calendar. The number of days left until the end of the year is 302.

Railways

  • The will of Sultan Abdülaziz to examine the company on March 4, 1873 Hirsch acting against the contract. On March 7, 1873, the decision of Meclis-i Vukela was published.

Events

  • 1493 - Explorer Christopher Columbus arrived in America on his ship Niña.
  • 1656 – Vaka-i Vakvakiye: Soldiers rioting for low-set money and undelivered salaries, IV. With Mehmed's approval, they had some palace lords executed.
  • 1774 - The Orion Nebula was first observed by William Herschel.
  • 1791 - Vermont becomes the 14th state of the USA.
  • 1877 – First performance of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake Ballet.
  • 1882 – The first electric tram goes into service in England.
  • 1894 – Great fire in Shanghai: More than 1000 buildings are destroyed.
  • 1923 – Izmir Economy Congress, which started with Mustafa Kemal Pasha's speech on 17 February, came to an end. Misak-ı İktisadî was accepted at the congress.
  • 1924 - Happy Birthday to You song released by Clayton F. Summy.
  • 1924 – Caliph Abdülmecit Efendi and members of the Ottoman Dynasty were expelled abroad.
  • 1925 – The Law of Recognition of Sukun, which gives extraordinary powers to the government, was accepted in the Turkish Grand National Assembly.
  • 1929 – The Law of Recognition was repealed.
  • 1934 – Ankara Radio started broadcasting.
  • 1934 – Minister of National Education Hikmet Bayur gave the first lecture at the “Revolution History Institute” opened at Istanbul University.
  • 1940 – In the Sixth Balkan Wrestling Championship held in Istanbul, the Turkish team won five championships and became the champion for the sixth time.
  • 1946 - Frank Sinatra's debut album The Voice of Frank Sinatra, released by Columbia Records.
  • 1949 – In the Soviet Union, Molotov was dismissed from the post of Minister of Foreign Affairs without justification.
  • 1950 – The draft of the new Press Law was submitted to the Parliament.
  • 1951 – Educator Agâh Sırrı Levent, who was dismissed from the İnönü Encyclopedia, challenged the Minister of National Education Tevfik İleri to a duel because of this unfair practice.
  • 1952 - Ronald Reagan married his second wife, Nancy Davis, in Los Angeles.
  • 1954 - First successful kidney transplant performed in Boston.
  • 1955 – Minneapolis Moline Turkish Tractor and Agricultural Machinery Factory, established with Turkish-American cooperation, started tractor production in Ankara by assembling. Today, it continues its activities under the name of Türk Traktör.
  • 1963 – The strike at the Kavel Kablo Factory in Istanbul İstinye is over. 170 workers from the Maden-İş Union affiliated to Türk-İş protested the non-payment of their overtime and annual bonuses, the pressure to leave the union, and the dismissal of the Head of the Maden-İş Şişli Branch and worker representatives. He left and started a sit-in at the counter.
  • 1964 – The UN Security Council decided to send international forces to Cyprus.
  • 1965 – The Government of Suat Hayri Ürgüplü received a vote of confidence with 231 acceptances, 200 rejections and 1 abstention given by Yakup Kadri Karaosmanoğlu.
  • 1966 – A Canadian passenger plane explodes on landing in Tokyo, killing 64.
  • 1967 – In the CHP Youth Branch statement, it was demanded that "Ekizler", led by Turhan Feyzioğlu, be expelled from the party.
  • 1967 - President Cevdet Sunay forbade him to be addressed as "father", "gentleman", "pasham". With the circular signed by Kemalettin Gökakın, Secretary General of the National Security Council, the request of President Cevdet Sunay was announced to the public.
  • 1970 – The Supreme Supervisory Board opened an investigation for the State Railways lands sold to Hacı Ali Demirel. Three days later, eight members of the Supreme Supervisory Board were dismissed. Board members applied to the Council of State. Five of the members of the Board returned to their duties with the decision of the Council of State.
  • 1970 - The French submarine "Eurydice" explodes.
  • 1977 – Earthquake in Southern and Eastern Europe: More than 1500 dead.
  • 1979 - Jupiter's rings are visible in photographs sent by Voyager I.
  • 1981 – Turkey's Paris Labor Attaché, Reşat Moralı, died as a result of the attack of the Armenian organization ASALA militants. Religious official Tecelli Arı, who was seriously injured in the incident, also died a day later.
  • 1981 – Dev-Yol trial with 74 defendants started in Ankara Martial Law Command Court.
  • 1983 – Dev-Sol case pending at Ankara Martial Law Command Military Court No. 2 was concluded. Nine defendants were sentenced to prison terms of between 6 months and 10 years, and 14 defendants were acquitted.
  • 1985 – Prime Minister Turgut Özal made a statement regarding the sale of land in the Bosphorus to foreigners. Ozal said, "The Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, who bought a land on the ridge of Kandilli, will build a small house of 1000 square meters, not a palace."
  • 1986 – Prime Minister Turgut Özal said, “After the 1988 elections, two and a half parties remain; one is us, one is left, and half, I do not know”.
  • 1986 – Former Police Chief, Governor and Social Democratic Populist Party Deputy İbrahim Halil Ural said, “Süleyman Demirel had given me instructions for torture.”
  • 1987 – Prime Minister Turgut Özal presided over the Council of Ministers with the image transmitted to Ankara via satellite from the Methodist Hospital in Houston, USA.
  • 1988 – Cypriot businessman Asil Nadir bought Titibank (Turkish Import Export Bank).
  • 1991 – 2 people were killed and 25 people were injured as a result of firing on the crowd marching in the İdil district of Mardin. Three days later, a group marching in Mardin's Dargeçit district to protest the events in İdil opened fire, 1 person was killed and 7 people were injured.
  • 1992 – A lawsuit was filed against President Turgut Özal's son Ahmet Özal and his two friends, alleging "abuse of trust and forgery of official documents".
  • 1992 – The Jews, who escaped from Spain due to the pressure of the Inquisition and took refuge in the Ottoman Empire, celebrated the 500th anniversary of their arrival in Turkey.
  • 1994 – Journalist Hıncal Uluç was injured in an armed attack at a gas station in Levent, Istanbul. It was determined that the car in which the attackers escaped belonged to Uğur Çakıcı, the wife of Alaattin Çakıcı, one of the famous names of the underground world.
  • 1994 – DEP Deputies Leyla Zana, Sırrı Sakık, Ahmet Türk, Selim Sadak and independent Member of Parliament Mahmut Alinak, whose immunity was lifted, were detained. Hasan Mezarcı and DEP Şırnak Deputy Selim Sadak were released.
  • 1995 – Michael Johnson sets the 400m World record indoors: 44,63 s.
  • 1997 - US President Bill Clinton bans human cloning research.
  • 1997 - Comet Hale-Bopp passed directly over the Sun.
  • 1998 - The U.S. Supreme Court affirmed that workplace sexual harassment laws apply when both parties are the same sex.
  • 2000 – The Supreme Court of Appeals General Assembly approved names of Kurdish origin for the first time.
  • 2002 – Moderate Albanian leader Ibrahim Rugova is elected the first President of Kosovo.
  • 2003 – A bomb hidden in a backpack explodes at an airport in the south of the Philippines, killing 21.
  • 2005 – German Matthias Jeschke broke the record for “highest position climbed by a vehicle” by reaching 90 meters in Ojos del Salado in his Toyota Landcruiser 6 V6358.
  • 2012 – Russian Vladimir Putin was elected President for the second time with 59,3% of the votes in Russia as a result of the elections.

Births

  • 624 – Hasan bin Ali, 5th Caliph of Islam (d. 669)
  • 1526 - Henry Carey, King VIII. Henry's son by Mary Boleyn (d. 1596)
  • 1574 – Carl Gyllenhielm, Swedish soldier and politician (d. 1650)
  • 1634 – Kazimierz Łyszczyński, Polish nobleman, philosopher, and soldier (d. 1689)
  • 1678 – Antonio Vivaldi, Italian composer (d. 1741)
  • 1769 – Kavalalı Mehmet Ali Pasha, Governor of Ottoman Egypt, Khedive of Egypt and Sudan (d. 1849)
  • 1819 – Narcyza Żmichowska, Polish novelist and poet (d. 1876)
  • 1829 – Samuel Rawson Gardiner, English historian (d. 1902)
  • 1854 – Napier Shaw, British meteorologist (d. 1945)
  • 1858 – Alfred Blaschko, German dermatologist (d. 1922)
  • 1863 – Reginald Innes Pocock, British zoologist (d. 1947)
  • 1864 – Alejandro Lerroux, Prime Minister of Spain (d. 1949)
  • 1874 – Jan Černý, prime minister of Czechoslovakia (d. 1959)
  • 1875 – Mihály Károlyi, first president of Hungary (d. 1955)
  • 1887 – Willy Meller, German sculptor (d. 1974)
  • 1889 Hong Saik, Japanese soldier (d. 1948)
  • 1892 – Yi Kwang-su, Korean novelist, author, poet, and journalist (d. 1950)
  • 1898 – Georges Dumézil, French historian and linguist (d. 1986)
  • 1898 – Hans Krebs, Nazi Germany Infantry General and head of the OKH (d. 1945)
  • 1898 – Dora Diamant, Polish actress (d. 1952)
  • 1913 – John Garfield, American actor (d. 1952)
  • 1928 – Fikret Tabeyev, Soviet Tatar politician, ambassador, party leader, founder of the Communist Party of the Republic of Tatarstan (d. 2015)
  • 1932 – Miriam Makeba, South African singer and civil rights activist (d. 2008)
  • 1938 – Kito Lorenc, German writer
  • 1947 – David Franzoni, American screenwriter and filmmaker
  • 1947 – Jan Garbarek, Norwegian musician
  • 1947 – Kamil Sönmez, Turkish folk music artist, film and theater actor (d. 2012)
  • 1949 – Sergey Bagapsh, Abkhazian politician
  • 1951 – Kenny Dalglish, Scottish football player and manager
  • 1954 – Catherine O'Hara, Canadian-American stage and film actress
  • 1954 – François Fillon, French politician
  • 1954 – Ricky Ford, American jazz musician and saxophonist
  • 1955 – Dominique Pinon, French actress
  • 1963 – Jason Newsted, American musician (metallica, voivod)
  • 1966 – Wash Westmoreland, British director
  • 1968 – Kiriakos Mitsotakis, Greek politician
  • 1968 - Patsy Kensit, English actress
  • 1970 – Kuddusi Müftüoğlu, Turkish football referee
  • 1971 – Seher Dilovan, Turkish folk music artist
  • 1974 - Ariel Ortega, Argentine football player
  • 1977 – Didem Süer, Turkish basketball player
  • 1977 – Ercan Yılmaz, Turkish poet and writer
  • 1980 – Omar Bravo, Mexican football player
  • 1980 – Landon Donovan, American football player, captain of the United States national football team
  • 1980 – Yasemin Mori, Turkish musician
  • 1985 – Whitney Port, American television character and model (The Hills, The City)
  • 1986 - Erin O'Kelley, American beauty queen
  • 1986 – Margo Harshman, American actress
  • 1990 – Andrea Bowen, American actress
  • 1992 – Bernd Leno, German football player
  • 1992 – Erik Lamela, Argentine football player
  • 1992 – Jared Sullinger, American basketball player
  • 1993 – Ahmet Düverioğlu, Jordanian basketball player
  • 1995 – Chlöe Howl, English singer-songwriter

Deaths

  • 1193 – Salahaddin Eyyubi, Ayyubid Sultan who stood against the Crusader attacks (b. 1138)
  • 1615 – Hans von Aachen, German painter (b. 1552)
  • 1832 – Jean-François Champollion, French philologist (b. 1790)
  • 1851 – James Richardson, American explorer (b. 1809)
  • 1852 – Nikolai Gogol, Russian writer (b. 1809)
  • 1856 – Damat Georgian Halil Rifat Pasha, Ottoman statesman and Chief Admiral (b. 1795)
  • 1858 – Matthew C. Perry, American naval officer (b. 1794)
  • 1906 – ‎John Schofield‎‎, US general and politician‎ (b. 1831)
  • 1916 – Franz Marc, German painter (b. 1880)
  • 1936 – Lou Marsh, Canadian referee and journalist (b. 1879)
  • 1941 – Ludwig Quidde, German pacifist and Nobel Peace Prize laureate (b. 1858)
  • 1948 – Antonin Artaud, French playwright, poet and theater actor (b. 1896)
  • 1952 – Charles Scott Sherrington, English bacteriologist, pathologist, and Nobel Prize laureate in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1857)
  • 1967 – Michel Plancherel, Swiss mathematician (b. 1885)
  • 1976 – Walter H. Schottky, German physicist (b. 1886)
  • 1984 – Ernest Buckler, Canadian novelist and short story writer (b. 1908)
  • 1986 – Osman Kibar, Turkish politician and former Izmir Mayor (became famous as “Asphalt Osman” because of his intense asphalt work in Izmir) (b. 1909)
  • 1991 – Yadigar Ejder, Turkish actor (b. 1951)
  • 1993 – Miguel de Molina, Spanish flamenco singer and actor (b. 1908)
  • 1994 – John Candy, Canadian actor and comedian (b. 1950)
  • 2010 – Vladislav Ardzinba, Abkhaz politician (b. 1945)
  • 2011 – Simon van der Meer, Dutch physicist and Nobel Prize laureate in Physics (b. 1925)
  • 2012 – Hasan Eryılmaz, Turkish policeman (b. 1949)
  • 2012 – Joan Taylor, American actress (b. 1923)
  • 2017 – Margaret Roberts, South African botanist (b. 1937)
  • 2018 – Davide Astori, Italian football player (b. 1987)
  • 2019 – Keith Charles Flint, English musician (b. 1969)
  • 2019 – Blake Theodore Lindsay, Canadian professional ice hockey player (b. 1925)
  • 2019 – Robert DeProspero, American intelligence officer and agent (b. 1938)
  • 2019 – Luke Perry, American actor and dubbing artist (b. 1966)
  • 2020 – Javier Pérez de Cuéllar, Peruvian diplomat and fifth secretary-general of the United Nations (b. 1920)

Holidays and special occasions

  • World Day to Fight Sexual Abuse

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