April 04 in History – What happened on 04 April in Past

04 April - Today in History - Important historical events happened on this day in India and World History

According to Gregory calendar, on April 04, the day number in a year is 94 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 95. April 04 has a special significance in India and world history, because many such incidents have occurred on this day which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let's know some such important events which will increase your general knowledge. The facts collected will be as follows: People born on this day, demise of famous people, war treaty, freedom of any country, invention of new technologies, change of power, important National and International Day etc.

April 04 in History - Top Historical Events

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
1287Wareru created the Hanthawaddy Kingdom in today's Lower Burma And declared himself king following the collapse of the Pagan Empire.
1660Charles II of England issued the Declaration of Breda,describing his conditions for the Restoration of the crown of England.
1716The armies of Russia and Prussia captured Wismar in northern Germany.
1721Robert Walpole became the first Prime Minister of Great Britain.
1737Anthony van Heim established as Dutch pension consultant
1768Philip Astley set up the first modern amphitheatre for the display of horse riding tricks in Lambeth, London, the origin of the modern circus.
1796French naturalist Georges Cuvier delivered a lecture at the National Museum of Natural History on living and fossil remains of elephants and related species, founding the science of paleontology.
1814Napoleon abdicated as Emperor of the French and named his sons Napoleon II to replace him.
1818In the US Parliament, it was decided to put 13 red stripes and 20 stars in the national flag.
1841William Henry Harrison became the first U.S. President to die in office, 32 days into his term, sparking a brief constitutional crisis regarding questions of presidential succession that were left unanswered by the U.S. Constitution.
1857The Anglo and Persian Wars ended.
1859Bryant's Minstrels premiered the popular American songs 'Dixie's New York City as part of their blackface minstrel show.
1873The Kennel Club, the oldest kennel club in the world, was founded in the United Kingdom.
1873The United Kingdom established the world's first kennel club.
1887Susana Medora Salter became the first American female mayor.
1889Famous Hindi poet, writer, playwright and journalist Makhanlal Chaturvedi was born in Madhya Pradesh.
1905Around 20,000 people were killed in the Kangda district of Himachal Pradesh due to the earthquake.
1909The Football Team Sport Club International was established in Porto Alegre Brazil.
1910The philosopher Mr. Arvindo Pondicherry now reached Puducherry) where he opened a Yoga and spiritual center.
1916The US Senate agreed to participate in World War I.
1929In Buzu, 20 people were killed and 59 were injured when a train derailed near Romania.
1932Vyzislav Marinkovic became Prime Minister of Yugoslavia.
1945World War II-The U.S. Third Army captured the German city of Kassel after three days of fighting.
1949Twelve nations signed the North Atlantic Treaty, creating NATO,an organization that constitutes a system of collective defense wherebyits member states agree to mutual defense in response to an attack byany external party.
1949North Atlantic Military Organization (NATO) was established which was the result of the early Cold War.
1960The African country of Senegal declared independence from France.
1960Senegal signed a power deal with France, leading to the country's independence.
1968American civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee.
1969Surgeons Denton Cooley and Domingo Liotta implanted the first total artificial heart.
1973The World Trade Center in New York City was officially dedicated, about a year after the second of the building complexes twin towers was completed.
1975Bill Gates and Paul Allen founded Microsoft in Albuquerque, New Mexico, to develop and sell BASIC interpreters for the Altair 8800.
1975Bill Gates and Paul Allen set up Microsoft in Albuquerque in New Mexico.
1976Norodom Sihanouk abdicated from the role of leader of Cambodia and was arrested by the Khmer Rouge.
1977Southern Airways Flight 242 crashed on a highway in New Hope, Georgia, killing 72 people.
1979Deposed Pakistani Prime Minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto was executed.
1979Former Pakistan Prime Minister Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto was hanged.
1984US President Ronald Reagan called for an international ban on chemical weapons.
1988Governor of Arizona Evan Mecham was removed from office afterbeing convicted in his impeachment trial.
1990The current flag of Hong Kong was adopted for post-colonial useduring the Third Session of the Seventh National People's Congress.
1993Las Vegas LPGA won by Trish Johnson at CANION gate Golf Tournament.
199315th Seniors Golf Tradition won by Tom Shaw.
1994Indians beat Mariners by 4-3 in 11 inn in the 1st game played at Jacob’s field in the year 1994.
1994Dodger Darry1 strawberry begins substance abuse treatment at Los Angeles.
1994Heart bypass surgery performed on Tony Curtis.
1994Netscape communications established as Mosaic communications.
1996Opening of inherit the wind at Royale Theatre, New York city. This was opened for 45 performances.
1997DMSP Titan 2 was launched in the year 1997.
1997The World Bank declared India as the fifth largest economy in the world in terms of purchasing power.
2002The Angolan government and UNITA rebels signed a peace treaty, agreeing to follow the 1994 Lusaka Protocol and ending the decades-long Angolan Civil War.
2005North Carolina defeated Illinois by 75 -70 at NCAA men’s basketball championship.
2010A landmine blast by Maoists in Koraput district of Odisha killed 10 security personnel.
2011Cows were successfully modified to produce human milk, according to the report claimed in China.
2013In Thane in the Indian state of Maharashtra, 74 people were killed when an illegally constructed building collapsed.



Famous Birthdays of April 04:

YearName / Profession / Country
1972Jill Scott / Actress / United States of America
1933Brian Hewson / Runner / United Kingdom
1952Villy Søvndal / Educator / Denmark
1905Eugène Bozza / Composer / France
1957Graeme Kelling / Guitarist / Scotland
1853Remy de Gourmont / Poet / France
1948Dan Simmons / Author / United States of America
1960Hugo Weaving / Actor / Australia
1928Monty Norman / Writer / United Kingdom
1983Natalie Pike / Actress / United Kingdom
1892Italo Mus / Painter / Italy
1989Chris Herd / Footballer / Australia
1942Elizabeth Levy / Author / United States of America
1981Casey Daigle / Baseball Player / United States of America
1975Pamela Ribon / Actress / United States of America
1925Frank Truitt / Basketball Player / United States of America
1975Delphine Arnault / Business Woman / France
1971Josh Todd / Actor / United States of America
1989Steven Finn / Cricketer / United Kingdom
1868Philippa Fawcett / Educator / United Kingdom
1983Doug Lynch / Ice Hockey Player / Canada
1916Nikola Ljubičić / Politician / Serbia
1985Ricardo Vilar / Footballer / Brazil
1962Craig Adams / Writer / United Kingdom
1981Currensy / Rapper / United States of America
1996Austin Mahone / Actor / United States of America
1945Caroline McWilliams / Actress / United States of America
1969Karren Brady / Journalist / United Kingdom
1973Chris McCormack / Athlete / Australia
1948Derek Thompson / Actor / Ireland

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