Sunday, January 3, 2021

History Of 4 January | On This Day In World

History Of 4 January | On This Day In World

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

1642: King Charles of England invades Parliament with 400 soldiers.
1762: England declares war on Spain and Naples.
1854: McDonald Islands were discovered by Captain William McDonald aboard the Summerland.
1906: South Africa beat England by one wicket to win their first Test victory.
1906: King George V laid the foundation stone of the Victoria Memorial Hall in Calcutta (now Kolkata).
1932: British Viceroy Willingdon arrests Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru.
1948: Burma (now Myanmar) declares independence from Britain.
1962: The first automated (unmanned) metro train runs in New York City, USA.
1972: The Institute of Criminology and Forensic Science is inaugurated in New Delhi.
1990: Nearly 400 people were killed and about 547 injured in two train collisions in Pakistan.
1998: Bangladesh refuses to hand over India to ULFA General Secretary Anoop Chetia.
2004: Talks were held in Islamabad between Prime Minister of India Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Pakistani Prime Minister Zafar Ulla Khan Jamali.
2008: US prohibits supply of military equipment and services to Sri Lanka.
2010: On the orders of the Stock Exchange Board of India, the opening time of share markets was reduced to 9 am an hour ago.
2010: The Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention removed HIV infection from its list of communicable diseases of public health importance.
2010: Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building officially opened in Dubai. The height of which is 829.8 meters (2,722 ft).
2016: The Gemology Institute of Colombo declared Sapphire the world's largest blue star at 1404.49 carats, found in a Sri Lankan mine in August 2015.
2018: Forward Mohammad Salah of Liverpool and Egypt was named African Football Player of the Year.
2019: Indian cricket batsman Cheteshwar Pujara scored 193 and Rishabh Pant 159 runs declared 622/7 innings on Day 2 of the fourth Test against Australia in Sydney; Rishabh Pant became the first Indian wicketkeeper to score a century in Australia.
2020: Torrential rains caused floods and landslides in Jakarta, Indonesia, killing at least 53 people.

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