1. In 1836, Arkansas was admitted as the 25th state in the Union on March 4.
2. On March 4, 1909, the Arkansas State Capitol building was officially dedicated in Little Rock.
3. In 1927, the notorious lynching of John Carter took place in Little Rock on March 4. Carter had been accused of assaulting a white woman, but no evidence was presented at his trial.
4. On March 4, 1957, Governor Orval Faubus signed a resolution opposing the integration of Central High School in Little Rock, setting the stage for the infamous desegregation crisis later that year.
5. In 1975, Arkansas native and future President Bill Clinton married Hillary Rodham in Fayetteville on March 4.
- Tags: AR