What Happened on March 4, 1789

Historical Events

Constitution of the United States

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

  • US House of Representatives 1st full meeting, NYC, Fx. Muhlenberg 1st speaker

Famous Birthdays

  • Pavel Gagarin, Russian politician (d. 1872)
Born in 1789

About March 4, 1789

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 234 years, 2 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces