According to Gregory calendar, February 04 is the day number 35 in a given year. February 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.

Important Historical Events of 04 February in the World ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1169A strong earthquake struck the eastern coast of Sicily, causing an estimated 15,000 deaths.
1713Tuscara War: The Carolina Militia under Colonel Jem Moore left Fort Reading to continue the campaign against Tuscarora.
1738The court Jewish Joseph Sue Oppenheimer was executed in Württemberg.
1783A massive earthquake in Calabria, Italy, killed 50,000 people.
1787Shesh 'failed in the revolt of Massachusetts.
1789George Washington was elected President of the United States and John Adams as Vice-President.
1789George Washington was unanimously elected the first President of the United States.
1790Louis XVI of France announced in the National Assembly that he would uphold constitutional law.
1794The French First Republic abolished slavery.
1797More than 41 thousand people died in the devastating earthquake in Quito, the capital of Ecuador.
1847America's first telegraph company was established in Maryland.
1849The University of Wisconsin starts in 1 room with 20 students.
1859German scholar Constantin von Tischendorf rediscovered theCodex Sinaiticus, a 4th-century uncial manuscript of the Greek Bible, inSaint Catherine's Monastery at the foot of Mount Sinai in Egypt.
1881The first issue of the daily newspaper 'Kesari' in the editing of Lokmanya Tilak appeared in the market.
1896The International Association for Bridge and Structural Iron Workers was established in Pittsburgh.
1899The Philippine–American War opened when an American soldier,under orders to keep insurgents away from his unit's encampment, fired upon a Filipino soldier in Manila.
1920First airline started from London to South Africa.
1929One millionth A-Ford model completed.
1938The country's famous Kathak artist Birju Maharaj was born.
1948Sri Lanka, then called Ceylon, was free from British rule.
1955Baghdad Treaty: Military treaty signed between Iraq and Turkey.
1969Yasser Arafat was elected chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization.
1974Physicist Satendra Nath Bose, who discovered God particle, died.
1974American newspaper heiress and socialite Patty Hearst was kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army, which she later joined in one of the most well-known cases of Stockholm syndrome.
1974The Provisional Irish Republican Army bombed a motor coach carrying off-duty British Armed Forces personnel and their family members, killing twelve and wounding fifty more.
1976A massive earthquake in the American countries of Guatemala and Honduras killed 22,000 people.
1990Ernakulam district of Kerala was declared a fully literate district in the country.
1991A new world record was made by Martin Crowe and Andrew Jones who made 467 STAND AGAINST Sri Lanka.
1992cancer Research UK, the world's largest independent cancer research charity, was formed from the merger of two competing cancer charities.
199420 people died in armed assault on mosque in Khartum in Sudan.
1995Sandra Volker, the female European swimmer swims 50 m back stoke which was recorded about 27.77 seconds.
1997On the way to Lebanon, 43 people were killed when two Israeli army-transport helicopters collided.
1997Margaret Albright, the secretary of US announced that she just discovered that her grandparents were Jewish.
1998A pie was thrown on to the face of Bill Gates, the richest person in the world.
1999Amadou Diallo, a 23-year-old immigrant from Guinea, was shot and killed by four New York City Police Department plain-clothes officer, prompting outrage both within and without New York City.
1999The Panamanian-flagged freighter New Carissa ran aground near Coos Bay, Oregon, causing one of the worst oil spills in Oregon history.
2002Cancer Research UK, the world's largest independent cancer research charity, was formed from the merger of two competing cancer charities.
2004Mark Zuckerberg founded the social networking website Facebook.
2004Four Harvard University students launched the popular social networking website Facebook from their dorm room.
2006A stampede at the Phil Sports Stadium in Pasig City, Metro Manila, in the Philippines, killed 78 people and injured about 400.
2008The London low emission zone , governing what types of vehicles may enter Greater London, came into being.
2010The company of Yahoo! sold Hot Jobs to Monsters.com for a reported $225 million.
2011Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the supreme leader of Iran, commented that the 2011 Egyptian protests and Tunisian uprising are a result of Islamic awareness.
2012Florence Green who was the last known veteran from World War I, died in the United Kingdom at the age of 110.
2013The officials at the Kremlin announced that in the year 2014, G8 summit will be held at Sochi, in its Southern Black Sea resort.
2014Satya Nadella was named CEO of Microsoft in Steve Ballmer.
2014Google and Microsoft reported that the National Security Agency ordered them to provide information on 10,000 accounts over a six months period in 2012 and 2013. And Yahoo reported that they complied with government request for information on more than 40,000 accounts.
211Roman emperor Septimius Severus died of illness while on a military campaign in Eboracum (modern York, England).
960Emperor Taizu began his reign in China, initiating the Song Dynasty period that would eventually last for more than three centuries.

Important Historical Events of 04 February in India ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
2009The Indian Academy of Acupressure Sciences honored Baba Ramdev with the Live Time Achievement Award for his services.

Important Days of 04 February National & International Days 🏁

Day/ObservanceLevel
World Cancer DayInternational Day
International Day of Human FraternityInternational Day
International Human Fraternity DayInternational Day
Sri Lanka Independence DayNational Day

Famous People's Birthdays on 04 February 😀

Birth YearName/Category/Country
1891M. A. Ayyangar / Politician / India
1891Madabhushi Ananthasayanam Ayyang / Politician / India
1921Kocheril Raman Narayanan / Politician / India
1922Pandit Bhimsen Joshi / Singer / India
1938Birju Maharaj / Choreographer / India
1974Urmila Matondkar / Actress / India
1984Sandeep Acharya / Singer / India

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