Historical Events for 4th March 2023

51 – Nero, later to become Roman Emperor, is given the title princeps iuventutis (head of the youth)
1238 – Battle of the Sit River: Mongol forces of Batu Khan overcome Russians under Yuri II of Vladimir-Suzdal near Yaroslavl in Russia, ending Russian resistance
1793 – French troops conquer Geertruidenberg, Netherlands
1853 – Pope Pius IX recovers Catholic hierarchy in Netherlands
1970 – NY Rangers set then NHL record of 126 games without being shut-out
1972 – Abercorn Restaurant bombing: a bomb explodes in a crowded restaurant in Belfast, killing two civilians and wounding 130
1974 – Harold Wilson replaces resigning Edward Heath as British premier
1976 – John Pezzin bowls 33 consecutive strikes at Toledo, Ohio
1979 – 200th episode of “All in the Family”
1983 – U.S. Public Health Service’s publishes its guidelines for blood donors and AIDS

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