What happened this day in history March 4, 2001

What are the important events that happened on March 4, 2001? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

March 4, 2001: Facts & Myths About This Day

March 4, 2001 is the 63rd day of the year 2001 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 302 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Sunday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is February 19, 2001 – a Sunday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 16,394,400 minutes has elapsed since midnight of January 1, 1970 – the Unix epoch.

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘hexacontatrigon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a Half dollar every day starting at age 3, then by now that person has accumulated $2,964.50. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Pisces is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Aquamarine is the modern birthstone for this month. Jade is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Snake is the mythical animal and Metal is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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March 4, 2001 Historical Events

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    4 March 2001 BBC bombing: a massive car bomb explodes in front of the BBC Television Centre in London, seriously injuring 1 person. The attack was attributed to the Real IRA.
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    Hintze Ribeiro disaster: A bridge collapses in northern Portugal, killing up to 70 people.

Who died on March 4, 2001?

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    Fred Lasswell, American cartoonist (b. 1916)
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    Gerardo Barbero, Argentine chess grandmaster (b. 1961)
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    Glenn Hughes, American singer (The Village People) (b. 1950)
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    Harold Stassen, American politician (b. 1907)
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    Jean René Bazaine, French painter, designer of stained glass windows, and writer (b. 1904)
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    Jim Rhodes, American politician (b. 1909)
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    Martin Wright, British bioengineer (b. 1912)

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