On This Day

What Happened on March 4, 1789

Historical Events


USAConstitution of the United States

1st US Congress meets and declares constitution in effect (9 senators, 13 reps)

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Page one of the original copy of the Constitution of the United States
Page one of the original copy of the Constitution of the United States
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  • US House of Representatives 1st full meeting, NYC, F Muhlenberg 1st speaker

Famous Birthdays

  • Pavel P Gagarin, Russ monarch
1789 Highlights

About March 4, 1789

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 231 years, 8 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces