On This Day

What Happened on March 4, 1888

Day of the Week: Sunday

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeff Pfeffer, American professional baseball pitcher (d. 1972)
  • Knute Rockne, American College Football Hall of Fame receiver, coach, (Notre Dame, 13 National titles), born in Voss, Norway (d. 1931)
  • Rafaela Ottiano, Italian-born American actress (Grand Hotel, The Devil-Doll), born in Venice, Italy (d. 1942)

Famous Deaths

  • Amos Bronson Alcott, US theory/poet (Table Talk), dies at 88