11 Things That Happened This Day In History - 4th March

Statue Of Liberty

Here is a note of 11 things that happened on this day in history.

1. 1681 - England's King Charles II grants a charter to William Penn for an area that later became the state of Pennsylvania

2. 1789 - The first Congress of the United States meet in New York and declares that the U.S. Constitution is in effect

3. 1877 - The Tchaikovsky's ballet Swan Lake debuts

4. 1950 - Walt Disney’s Cinderella is released

5. 1952 - Ronald Reagan and Nancy Davis are married

6. 1968 - Patsy Kensit is born

7. 1969 - The Kray twins, Ronald and Reginald, face life sentences after being found guilty of murder at the Central Criminal Court

8. 1975 - Silent film legend Charlie Chaplin is knighted during a ceremony at Buckingham Palace

9. 1980 Nationalist leader Robert Mugabe wins a sweeping election victory to become Zimbabwe's first black prime minister

10. 1999 - Monica Lewinsky's book about her affair with U.S. President Clinton goes on sale in the U.S

11. 2005 - Martha Stewart leaves federal prison after serving five months for her role in a stock scandal

Source: BBC, Wikipedia, historyorb.com, infoplease.com, history.co.uk, brainyhistory.com, on-this-day.com

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