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

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

According to Gregory calendar, January 04 is the day number 4 in a given year. January 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.

January 04 in History - Top Historical Events

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
1573On the initiative of Pope Gregor VII, leader of the Christians, it was decided that the king of the countries should have no interference in the appointment of the religious leaders.
1643Isaac Newton, a British physicist, thinker and mathematician, was born. He discovered the main law of gravity or gravity.
1698Most of London's Palace of Whitehall, the main residence of the English monarchs dating from 1530, was destroyed by fire.
1725Collie Sibber's play "Caesar in Egypt" premiered in London.
1762Britain entered a seven-year war against Spain and Naples.
1798After having been invested as Prince of Wallachia, Constantine Hanger arrived in Bucharest to assume the throne.
1809Louis Braille, the famous person who invented the Braille script for the blind, was born.
1810Australian seal hunter Frederick Hausborough discovered Campbell Island in the Subarctic.
1825Ferdinand-I, King of Two Sicily, was succeeded by his son Francis-I of Two Sicily.
1828Jean Baptiste Gae was elected as Prime Minister of France in place of Comte de Villele.
1847American gun inventor Samuel Colt made his first large sale of his revolvers to the Texas Rangers.
1854Captain William McDonald discovered McDonald's Island.
1883Life magazine was first published in Los Angeles.
1884The Fabian Society, an intellectual movement whose purpose isto advance the socialist caused by gradualist and reformist methods rather than revolutionary means, was founded in London.
1884The Fabian Society was established in London.
1885Sino-French War-French troops under General François Oscar deNégrier defeated a numerically superior Qing Chinese force at Nui Bopin northern Vietnam.
1885Dr. William made his first successful operation of appendix.
1887Thomas Stevens was the first man to travel by bicycle.
1903Topsy, a domesticated elephant with the Forepaugh Circus at Luna Park, Coney Island, was executed by electrocution after it wasdeemed a threat to people, an event captured on film by inventor Thomas Edison.
1912The Boy Scout Association was incorporated throughout the then British Empire by royal charter.
1932Viceroy Willingdon of the British East Indies arrested Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru.
1944German radio preached a decree to raise school children for war purposes.
1951Korean War: Chinese and North Korean troops captured Seoul.
1962The first automated unmanned) metro train ran in New York City, USA.
1966The Tashkent Conference was organized with the aim of reaching a ceasefire agreement between India and Pakistan. As a result of this agreement, the second war between India and Pakistan ended.
1966The Prime Ministers of India and Pakistan met in Moscow.
1970A magnitude 7.5 Msd earthquake struck Tonghai County, China, killing at least 15, 000 people and spurring the creation of the nation's largest earthquake monitoring system.
1972Rose Heilbronn became the first female judge at the Old Bailey in London.
1973Last of the Summer Wine, the longest running sitcom in the world, premiered as an episode of the BBC's Comedy Playhouse.
1974Harry Schwarz and Mangosuthu Buthelezi signed the Mahlabatini Declaration of Faith, the first declaration by black and white SouthAfrican leaders to commit to non-violence and a non-discriminatory society.
1976The Troubles-Volunteers from the Ulster Volunteer Force shotdead five Irish Catholic civilians in County Armagh, Northern Ireland.
1990Around 307 people were killed and 600 injured in a terrible collision of two trains in Sangi village near Pakistan's Sindh province.
1991Jan Krzystof Bielicki became the premier of Poland.
1992The Tokyo Dome recorded the 8th largest wrestling crowd of about 60,000.
1994Rahul Dev Burman R. D. Burman) famous music composer of Hindi films died.
1999Gunmen opened fire on Shia Muslims worshiping in a mosque in Islamabad, Pakistan, killing 16 people and injuring 25.
2002In the Sardinia island of Italy, the world's oldest man, 112-year-old Atonia Tode, died a few hours after the world's oldest 110-year-old female Maria Grazia Broccol died in a town south of the Italian capital, Rome. .
2004Spiri, the first of two roversof NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Mission, landed successfully on Mars at 04:35 Ground UTC.
2004Mikhail Saakashvili was elected President of Georgia.
2006Prime Minister of Israel Ariel Sharon suffered a severe hemorrhagic stroke, leaving Ehud Olmert as Acting Prime Minister.
2007Nancy Pelosi became Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, becoming the highest-ranking woman in the history of the U.S. Government.
2010The Burj Khalifa skyscraper, the world's tallest structure, officially opened in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
2010Burj Khalifa the tallest building was built in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
2011VAT of the United Kingdom raised from 17.5% to 2%. It is the highest rate ever in the country.
2011Kathryn Gray of Canada becomes the youngest person to discover a supernova. She is only 10 years old.
2012Mitt Romney, the US presidential candidate wins the 2012 IOWA cancus. He won by 8 votes over Rick Samporum.
2012The president of Argentina, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner is hospitalized for surgery for Thyroid Cancer. Amado Boudou, vice-president assumes temporary president of the country.
2013The Wegelin CO., The oldest bank in Switzerland closes. The bank is find $57.8 million after pleading guilty to a US case of tax evasion.
20139 people were killed in a car bomb blast in Damascus Syria.
2014Due to a polar vertex record low temperatures are expected in the US. The cold air from North Pole from US would bring temperature to 15 degrees in Chicago.
2014In Goa, 14 people were killed when a three-storey building collapsed.
201638th Chief Justice of India SH Kapadia died.



Famous Birthdays of January 04:

YearName / Profession / Country
1942John McLaughlin / Writer / United Kingdom
1941George P. Cosmatos / Writer / Italy
1979Shergo Biran / Footballer / Germany
1933Phyllis Reynolds Naylor / Author / United States of America
1956Zehava Gal-On / Politician / Israel
1986Younès Kaboul / Footballer / France
1897Chen Cheng / Politician / China
1664Lars Roberg / Physician / Sweden
1954Tina Knowles / Fashion Designer / United States of America
1965Yvan Attal / Actor / France
1940Helmut Jahn / Architect / United States of America
1910Arthur Villeneuve / Painter / Canada
1963Till Lindemann / Singer / Germany
1927Barbara Rush / Actress / United States of America
1884Guy Pène du Bois / Painter / United States of America
1720Johann Friedrich Agricola / Composer / Germany
1931William Deane / Politician / Australia
1878Rosa Grünberg / Actress / Sweden
1980Justin Ontong / Cricketer / South Africa
1965Craig Revel Horwood / Choreographer / United Kingdom
1976Ted Lilly / Baseball Player / United States of America
1935Walter Mahlendorf / Sprinter / Germany
1956Bernard Sumner / Writer / United Kingdom
1973Frank Høj / Cyclist / Denmark
1874Josef Suk / Violinist / Czech Republic
1989Graham Rahal / Racing Car Driver / United States of America
1967David Toms / Golfer / United States of America
1934Rudolf Schuster / Politician / Slovakia
1900James Bond / Zoologist / United States of America
1953Norberto Alonso / Footballer / Argentina

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