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

  • Carl Leopold Röllig, German composer, glass-harmonica player, composer, and inventor (bowed pianos - orphica and xänorphika), dies at about 65 [birth date uncertain]
1804 Highlights

About March 4, 1804

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 219 years, 3 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Pisces