On This Day

What Happened on March 4, 2020

Historical Events

  • "Once in a century" winter in Moscow the hottest in 140 years with average temperature 7.5 C (13.5 F) with virtually no snow

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte announces all sport in Italy will be played behind closed doors for at least a month in an effort to contain COVID-19

Prime Minister of Italy Giuseppe Conte
Prime Minister of Italy
Giuseppe Conte
  • Michael Bloomberg drops out of the US Democratic presidential race after a disappointing showing during Super Tuesday
  • New study confirms human-caused climate change did make the 2020 Australian bushfire season worse, published by World Weather Attribution

Famous Deaths

  • Robert Shavlakadze, Georgian high jumper (Olympic gold high jump for Soviet Union 1960), dies at 86
2020 Highlights

About March 4, 2020

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 1 year, 3 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Pisces