On This Day

What Happened on March 4, 1849

Historical Events

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

1849 Highlights

About March 4, 1849

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 173 years, 5 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces