Historical Events for 4th March 2019

1215 – King John of England makes an oath to the Pope as a crusader to gain the support of Innocent III.
1790 – France is divided into 83 d├ępartements, which cut across the former provinces in an attempt to dislodge regional loyalties based on noble ownership of land.
1798 – Catholic women force to do penance for kindling sabbath fire for Jews
1863 – Battle of Thompson’s Station, TN
1885 – Grover Cleveland inaugrated as 1st US Democratic President since Civil War
1960 – French freighter “La Coubre” explodes in Havana Cuba, killing 100
1973 – 15th Grammy Awards: 1st Time Ever I Saw Your Face, America
1974 – Harold Wilson replaces resigning Edward Heath as British premier
1997 – Brazil Senate allows women to wear slacks
2001 – IRA detonates a bomb in front of the BBC Television Centre in London, injuring 11 people

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