According to Gregory calendar, on May 04, the day number in a year is 125 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 126. May 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 May in the World ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1436The Swedish rebel and later national hero Angelbrate Engelbrectasnson murdered amid the angelbreak rebellion.
1493Pope Alexander VI divided the continent of America between Portugal and Spain Pope Alexander VI divided the continent of America between the two countries Portugal and Spain.
1493Pope Alexander VI released a line of demarcation, dividing the new world between Portugal, Spain, releasing the Pope Bull Inter Kotera.
1715The first umbrella opened and closed in Paris.
1776Rhode Island declared independence from Britain.
1776The first of the thirteen colonies of the Road Island and Providence Plantation, the British Crown first prepares the British Crown to abandon its loyalty.
1780American Academy of Arts and Sciences was established. The American Academy of Arts and Sciences (abbreviation: AAAS) is one of the oldest learned societies in the United States.
1799Tipu Sultan, the ruler of Mysore, was killed by the British at the age of 48 by deception in Srirangapatna, Karnataka.
1814Ferdinand VII abolished the Spanish Constitution of 1812, returning to Spain Nalpatta.
1836The Ancient Order of Hibernian, an Irish Catholic fraternal organization, was founded in New York City.
1836An ancient order of an Irish Catholic fraternization, Hibernians, was established in New York City.
1886The unidentified assailant threw a bomb in a police crowd, causing a peaceful labor rally in the Hemarket massacre in Chicago, killing seven police officers and several people.
1888Italy and Spain signed military treaties.
1896The first edition of the Daily Mail newspaper was published in London.
1904United States Army engineers began work on the Panama Canal.
1924The fifty-eight Olympic Games began in Paris, the capital of France.
1941Konrad Zeus presented the Z3, the world's first working program, a fully automated computer, in Berlin.
1942The Battle of the Coral Sagar began on 4 May 1942 and lasted for 5 days in the Pacific Theater of World War II. It was a major naval war, fought between the royal Japanese Navy and the United States and the Australian Navy and Air Force.
1942The Second World War Empiral Japanese Navy engaged in the coral Sagar battle, engaged in the Navy, the first fleet action in which the aircraft carriers join each other.
1945The German Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery signed the terms of unconditional surrender to the German army on 4 May 1945 in the Netherlands, Norway and Denmark, which were before the end of the Second World War in Europe.
1945Second World War: Field Marshall Bernard Montgomery accepted the unconditional surrender of the German army in the Netherlands, North West Germany and Denmark.
1959The first annual Grammy Awards were held on May 4, 1959 to honor the prestigious music celebrities for his performance in Los Angeles and New York in 1958.
1959The inaugural Grammy Awards ceremony was held, recognizing the achievement in the American music industry.
1961The Civil Rights Activist (Core) of the Congress's racial equality (Core) organized the first Freedom Ride of inter-state buses in different southern United States on May 4, 1961, in which the challenge of local laws and customs implementing seating isolation was given.
1967Unmanned American spacecraft Lunar Orbitter 4, is a part of the Lunar Orbit Program, launched on May 4, 1967, so that the detailed photographic survey of the moon surface to increase the scientific knowledge of their nature, origin and processes Can be stored.
1970The Ohio National Guard set fire to Cambodia's invasion of Cambodia at Cantt State Universities, killing four and injured nine.
1974Expo '74 World Fair Spokane inaugurated in Washington.
1974All the women Japanese team Mansalu reached the peak of the Himalayas, which became the first woman to climb an 8,000 meter top.
1978Communist activist Henri Curiel was killed in Paris.
1979Margaret Thracher became Britain's first female Prime Minister, the first and only female Prime Minister of Britain so far.
1979Margate Hilda Thecher became the first woman Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on 4 May 1979. She was also the longest serving Prime Minister of the 20th century and her implemented policies are known as Thaccherism.
1979James Kailaghan became the first woman Prime Minister of the United Kingdom after James Kailaghan's frequent labor government's defeat in the previous day's general election.
1982Falklands War -HMS Sheffield was killed by an exuset missile, killing 20 sailors and sinking six days later - the first Royal Navy ship has been drowned in action since World War II.
1983China conducted its first nuclear test. According to a leaked document in 1995, there were over 200 nuclear weapons across China. The second phase of Second Artillery started in the wake of high-capacity nuclear missiles which lasted from 1999 to 2009.
1987America's first bank was listed under the name National Historic Landmark.
1990The announcement was adopted by the Supreme Council of the Republic of Latvia on 4 May 1990 adopted on the restoration of independence of the Republic of Dec Latvia. On May 4, Latvia is celebrated as a public holiday for the restoration of Independence Day from the Soviet Union.
1990Latvia's highest Soviet SSR declared Latvia's restoration of independence, stating that in 1940 the Soviet occupation of Latvia Molotov-Ribntrop Pactand was illegal.
2000Ken Livingstone took over as the first mayor of London.
200054 people died in an earthquake in the city of Banggai, Indonesia.
2003Anna Guevera of Mexico took the world record in the 300 meter race of Grandpri meter with a time of 35.30 seconds.
2007On May 4, 2007, the outbreak of dangerous EF-5 Tornado in the city of Greensburg, Kiowa, almost completely destroyed. It was the strongest tornado among Oklahoma, Colorado, Kansas and South Dakota in the same night.
20135 US soldiers were killed in a bomb blast in Kandahar, Afghanistan.
2014Juan Carlos Varela Rodriguez won the Presidential election of Panama with 39% of the votes against the ruling party on 4 May 2014. He also served the country from 2009 to 2014 as the Vice President and from 2009 to 2011 as Foreign Minister.
2014Juan Carlos Varela was elected President of Panama.
2015Stuart Bingham won the 2015 World Snooker Championship.

Important Historical Events of 04 May in India ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1854The first postage stamp in India was introduced on 1 July 1852 in Sindh district. But it was first officially implemented on 4 May 1854 in India.
2008Noted Indian tabla player Pandit Kishan Maharaj died. Kishan Maharaj was awarded the Padma Vibhushan in the year 2002.
2008Eminent tabla player Pandit Kishan Maharaj died on 4 May 2008 at the age of 84 in Varanasi. He was awarded the prestigious Padma Shri and Padma Vibhushan Award for his valuable contribution to Indian classical music.

Important Days of 04 May National & International Days 🏁

Day/ObservanceLevel
Latvia Day of Restoration of IndependenceNational Day

Famous People's Birthdays on 04 May 😀

Birth YearName/Category/Country
1905Anna Chandy / Judge / India
1479Guru Amar Das / Religious Leader / India
1902K. Chengalaraya Reddy / Politician / India
1908Jagjivan Ram / Politician / India
1911Pritilata Waddedar / Activist / India
1916Zail Singh / Politician / India
1953Tinnu Anand / Actor / India
1960Paul Bhattacharjee / Actor / India
1983Trisha Krishnan / Actress / India

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