On This Day

What Happened on March 4, 1804

Historical Events

  • The Battle of Vinegar Hill, colony of New South Wales (Australia), when Irish convicts (some of whom had been involved in Ireland's Battle of Vinegar Hill in 1798) led the colony's only significant convict uprising.

Famous Deaths

  • Karl Leopold Rollig, composer, dies
1804 Highlights

About March 4, 1804

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 217 years, 7 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Pisces