Historical happenings

3/04/1776The American War of Independence: The Americans capture Dorchester Heights dominating the port of Boston, Massachusetts.

3/04/1791 ~ 1st Jewish member of US Congress, Israel Jacobs (PA), takes office

3/04/1849 ~ US had no president, Polks term ends on a Sunday, Taylor couldn’t be sworn-in, Sen David Atchison (pres pro tem) term ended Mar 3rd

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