March 4, 1870 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History


On command of Louis Riel, Thomas Scott is executed by a firing squad. Riel rejects all appeals and requests to intervene in an attempt to demonstrate to the Canadian government that the M├ętis must be taken seriously

Politician Louis Riel
Louis Riel

Birthdays in History

  • Thomas Sturge Moore, English poet (d. 1944)