On This Day

Events in History on March 4 (Part 2)

  • 2018 Italian General Election has no clear winner, populist party 5-Star led by Luigi Di Maio wins most votes with 32%

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2019 US Democrats announce a wide-ranging corruption investigation into President Donald Trump

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump
  • 2019 Return of a lock of hair of Ethiopian Emperor Tewodros II to Ethiopia announced by the National Army Museum in London

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2019 Canadian minister Jane Philpott resigns in protest at Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's and the government's handling of a scandal involving bribes from engineering firm SNC-Lavalin

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