Friday, December 4, 2020

History Of 4 December | On This Day In World

History Of 4 December | On This Day In World

In the history of the World, some other important events recorded on the date of 4 December are as follows: -

1783: US General George Washington formally bids farewell to his officers in New York City's Frances Tavon.

1786: Mission Santa Barbara was founded by Padre Fermin Lassuen as the tenth part of the Spanish mission in California.

1791: The first issue of The Observer, the world's first Sunday newspaper, was published in London.

1833: American Anti-Slavery Society was formed in Philadelphia by Arthur Tappan.

1859: The Makteb-e Mulkiyya school was established in the Ottoman Empire.

1860: Agustino Lawrenceo of Margao, Goa, received his doctorate in chemistry from the University of Paris. He became the first Indian to pursue a doctorate from a foreign university.

1881: First edition of the Los Angeles Times published.

1899: Taphoid vaccine was first used to protect humans from the disease.

1937: The political drama film First Lady, starring Francis, is released.

1952: Thousands of people lost their lives due to the thick layer of smog in England.

1955: The International Federation of Blood Donor Organizations is established in Luxembourg.

1957: 92 people are killed in a Lusham train accident in London.

1984: Hezbollah terrorists hijack a Kuwait airline plane and kill four passengers.

1996: US space agency NASA launched another spacecraft 'Mars Pathfounder' for Mars.

2004: Maria Julia Mantila Garcia of Peru was elected Miss World 2004.

2006: Nearly a thousand people died in a village in the Philippines after a landfall.

2012: 29 people died in a mortar attack in Syria.

2018: The French Couture House channel ended its use of fur and exotic skins following a ban by other companies.

2018: French President Emmanuel Macron made the fuel tax hike controversial after three weeks of mass protests.

2019: According to a University of Michigan study published in "Eco Letters", North American migratory birds are becoming shorter and their wings wider due to climate change.

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