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Know what happened on 04th April


Importance of 04th April in History

Know all Events, anniversaries, death, born that makes 04th April special in the world history.

1984
A group of women peace protestors were evicted from their camp outside the RAFs Greenham Common airfield in Berkshire, UK (they later returned)
Great Britain
1983
The space shuttle Challenger was launched for the first time .
United States
1983
Death of Gloria Swanson, American actress .
United States
1979
Death of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, former Prime Minister of Pakistan, executed
Pakistan
1969
The worlds first temporary artificial heart was implanted into a patient by Dr Denton Cooley in Houston, Texas
United States
1968
NASA launched Apollo 6 .
United States
1968
Death of Martin Luther King, American black civil rights leader, assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee.
United States
1958
The Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND) held the first Aldermaston March, from Hyde Park Corner, London to the Atomic.
Great Britain
1949
The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) was founded in Washington DC, with 12 nations signing up to join
1939
Death of King Ghazi I of Iraq, died in a car crash, succeeded by his threeyear- old son Faisal II, whose uncle Prince Abdul Ilah ruled on his behalf
Iraq
1934
The first 50 cats-eye reflective road studs were installed at an accident black spot near Bradford, Yorkshire, UK by their inventor Percy Shaw
Great Britain
1933
The US Navy’s airship ‘USS Akron’ crashed into the sea off the coast of New Jersey, killing 73 people.
United States
1929
Death of Karl Benz, German mechanical engineer, designed and built the first practical motor car to be powered by an internal combustion engine
Germany
1908
Birth of Antony Tudor, English-born American dancer, teacher and choreographer.
United States
1829
Catholic Emancipation Act restores civil liberties to Roman Catholics
Great Britain
1687
James II issues the Declaration of Indulgence, suspending laws against Catholics and non-conformists
Great Britain
1581
Frances Drake completes circumnavigation of world
Great Britain
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