Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Unique Daily History - 4th June

Let's check it out Historical Events on 4 th June :

1039 - Henry III becomes Holy Roman Emperor .
1133 - Rome - Innocentius II crowns Lotharius III Roman- German emperor

1647 - English Parliamentary army under Cornet George Joyce seizes King Charles I as a prisoner during Second Civil War.

1745 - Battle at Hohenfriedberg Silezie: Frederick the Great (Prussia) defeats Austrians and Saxons

1760 - Great Upheaval : New England planters arrive to claim land in Nova Scotia, Canada taken from the Acadians .

1769 - A transit of Venus is followed five hours later by a total solar eclipse, the shortest such

interval in history.

1805 - Tripoli forced to conclude peace with US after war over tribute

1831 - National Congress selects Leopold von Saksen - Coburg as King of Belgium

1845 - Mexican- US war start.

1916 - Russian General Brusilov fails on his Eastern Front attack

1917 - 1st Pulitzer prize awarded to Richards & Elliott (Julia Ward Howe)

1919 - US marines invade Costa Rica.

1928 - President of the Republic of China Zhang Zuolin is assassinated by Japanese agents .

1932 - Edouard Herriot becomes premier of France

1937 - Leon Blum becomes premier of People's front government of France

1940 - German forces enter Paris

1940 - Winston Churchill says "We shall fight on the seas & oceans "

1941 - Rep of Croatia orders all Jews to wear a star with the letter Z

1942 - Battle of Midway begins; Japan ' s 1 st major defeat in WW II

1944 - 5th Army enters & liberates Rome from Mussolini ' s Fascist armies

1945 - US, Russia , England & France agree to split occupied Germany

1956 - Speech by Khrushchev blasting Stalin made public

1967 - Stockport Air Disaster: British Midland flight G - ALHG crashes in HopesCarr,Stockport killing 72 passengers and crew .

1970 - Tonga (formerly Friendly Islands ) declares independence from UK

1971 - J Luns appointed secretary - general of NATO

1975 - Oldest animal fossils in US discovered in NC

1978 - Liberal Julio Turbay Ayola wins Colombia elections

1979 - South - African pres Vorster resigns due to scandal

1979 - Sri Lanka forfeit ICC Trophy game vs Israel for political reasons

1982 - Israel attacks targets in south Lebanon

1984 - DNA is successfully cloned from an extinct animal

1991 - 1st post WW II non - communist government in Albania

1991 - Pope John Paul II compares abortion with nazi murders

2012 - US drone attack kills 15 militants in Pakistan , including high ranking al- Qaeda official , AbuYahya al- Libi.

"If you don't know where you've come from, you don't know where you are." - James Burke

"We learn from history that we never learn anything from history." - Hegel

"History teach me to not look back and try to forget for what already done." - Unique

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