On This Day

What Happened on March 4, 1853

Historical Events

  • Pope Pius IX recovers Catholic hierarchy in Netherlands
  • William Rufus de Vane King (D) sworn in as 13th US VP

Famous Deaths

  • Christian Leopold von Buch, German geologist and paleontologist, dies at 78
1853 Highlights

About March 4, 1853

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 168 years, 8 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces