1974 - First publication of People Magazine.
1931 - British Viceroy of India and Mahatma Gandhi meet to sign an agreement for release of political prisoners & allowing public use of salt.
1924 - The song "Happy Birthday to You" first appeared in print
1877 - Tchaikovsky's ballet Swan Lake premieres
1519 - Hernan Cortes arrives in Mexico in search of the Aztec civilization and their wealth.
This Day In Business
1957 - The S&P 500 stock market index is introduced, replacing the S&P 90.
1975 - At 86 years of age, slapstick legend Charlie Chaplin is knighted by Queen Elizabeth
1629 - Royal Charter is granted for economically successful Massachusetts Bay Colony.
1875 - The first ever indoor hockey game takes place at Victoria skating rink in Montreal, Canada.
March 4th Holiday
Saint Casimir's Day (Poland/Lithuania) - Celebrates the Anniversary of Saint Casimir's death, the patron saint of Poland and Lithuania.
Today's Birthday Trivia
In 1998, he was in a movie in which he played Pakistan's founder, Muhammad-Ali Jinnah. Who is he?
Today's Birthday Horoscope
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