What Happened on March 4, 2011

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 42nd NAACP Image Awards: "For Colored Girls" wins Outstanding Motion Picture

Famous Deaths

  • Alenush Terian, Iranian astronomer and physicist (b. 1920)
  • Arjun Singh, Indian politician (b. 1930)
  • Charles Jarrott, British film and television director (b. 1927)
  • Ed Manning, American basketball player and coach (b. 1943)
  • Frank Chirkinian, American producer (b.c. 1926)
  • Johnny Preston, American pop singer (Running Bear), dies at 71
  • Krishna Prasad Bhattarai, Indian politician and former Nepali Prime Minister (b. 1924)
  • Mikhail Simonov, Russian aircraft designer (b. 1920)
  • Simon van der Meer, Dutch physicist and Nobel laureate (b. 1925)
  • Vivienne Harris, British businesswoman and newspaper publisher (b.c. 1921)