On This Day

What Happened on March 4, 1837

Historical Events

  • Chicago becomes incorporated as a city

President Inaugurated

Martin Van Buren inaugurated as the 8th President of the United States

  • Weekly Advocate changes its name to the Colored American
1837 Highlights

About March 4, 1837

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 184 years, 9 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces