On This Day

What Happened on March 4, 1849

Historical Events

<b>President Inaugurated</b>President Inaugurated

US President Zachary Taylor delays his swearing-in and inauguration ceremony for one day due to religious reasons, rising to the false belief by some that Senator David Atchison (President pro tempore) technically assumed the office of President for one day

12th US President Zachary Taylor
12th US President
Zachary Taylor

1849 Highlights

About March 4, 1849

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 171 years, 2 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces