On this day: March 4

Published On: Mar 11 2013 10:46:19 AM CDT   Updated On: Mar 04 2014 01:00:00 AM CST

The U.S. Constitution goes into effect, FDR reassures the nation, John Lennon gets into a popularity contest with Jesus, and Martha Stewart gets out of prison, all on this day.

OTD March 4 - Antonio Vivaldi
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1678: Antonio Vivaldi, Baroque composer, Catholic priest and virtuoso violinist, is born in Venice, Italy. Vivaldi is known mainly for composing instrumental concertos, especially for the violin, as well as sacred choral works and more than 40 operas. His best known work is a series of violin concertos known as "The Four Seasons."

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