What happened in history on this date?
TODAY IN HISTORY - March 4th:
1861 - Abraham Lincoln is inaugurated as 16th US President
1865 - President Lincoln inaugurated for his 2nd term as US president
1945 - In the United Kingdom, Princess Elizabeth, later QueenElizabeth II, joins the British Auxiliary Transport Service as a driver.
1966 - John Lennon, says "We (Beatles) are more popular than Jesus"
1976 - 2nd People's Choice Awards: John Wayne & Katharine Hepburn win (Motion Picture) and Telly Savalas & Carol Burnett win (TV)
HAPPY BIRTHDAY/ANNIVERSARY TO:
1994 - John Candy, actor (SCTV, Uncle Buck), dies from a heart attack at 43
1996 - Minnie Pearl, country comedienne (Grand Ole Opry), dies at 84
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