March 4th is officially Toy Soldier Day and Grammar Day.
Welcome to day 64 of the year folks, there are 302 days left in 2024.
If today is your birthday, or you want to know some remarkable events that happened on this day, you’re in luck. Here you’ll also find out what famous people were born on this day and special holidays that are celebrated today.
Did you know that on this day in 1797, John Adams became America’s second president? The inauguration took place in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Keep reading for more fun & interesting facts about March 4th in history!
What memorable events happened on March 4 in history? Keep reading to find out!
The Batman, featuring lead actor Robert Pattinson, hit the box office in 4,217 locations in North America.
Nik Wallenda became the first person to walk over the Masaya Volcano in Nicaragua.
The Soviet Union’s Vega 1 Space Probe began sending back images of Halley’s Comet.
Vega 1 was launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome atop a Proton rocket on December 15, 1984, on a mission to Venus to do a flyby of Halley’s Comet. Vega 1 reached the vicinity of Venus by June 1985, from which point it began heading for Halley’s Comet. Vega 1’s instruments sent back a detailed analysis of the comet, including its core temperatures and surface composition.
Are you celebrating your birthday today? If so, did you know that you share the same birthday as Catherine O’Hara? See what other famous people were born on this day.
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Unfortunately, March 4th has also been a day where we’ve had to say some goodbyes over the years…
Luke Perry was an American actor born on October 11, 1966. He died on this day in 2019, at age 52 in Burbank, California, USA.
Mar 4, 2019 (Age 52)
Below you’ll find the most popular things people have said on this day throughout history.
Physical elegance comes from the body. This is no superficial matter but rather the way that man found to honor the way he places his two feet on the ground.
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Are you looking for something to do today? Well, here’s a few special days that might just give you some ideas.
Toy Soldier Day
The name of this holiday is pretty deceiving. You would assume it’s a day about collecting the plastic toys or replicas, but Toy Soldier Day is actually intended to unite fans of various role-playing activities. It’s a perfect day to share costume ideas!
National Grammar Day
If arguing with strangers over the internet and correcting their grammar is your jam, then you’re in luck. Grammar day celebrates what makes our languages truly remarkable (even if difficult to learn). So take the opportunity today to learn something new about grammar, or teach it!
THe Fact Site’s
Fun Fact Of The Day
The United States Department of Agriculture says the official definition of a sandwich is: “at least 35 percent cooked meat and no more than 50 percent bread.”
Birthday & Zodiac
Everyone who was born on March 4th shares the star sign of Pisces.
Water is the element given to Pisces, and the symbol used is two fish swimming in opposite directions, representing the division of Pisces’s attention between fantasy & reality.
Aquamarine is the birthstone given to people born in March. The ancient Greeks and Romans used aquamarine to protect their sailors. They brought the sea-green crystals on board to ensure safe passage to their destinations.
If your birthday falls on this day, you would’ve likely been conceived around June 11 in the previous year.
A baby conceived on this day will likely be due around November 25th, 2024.