Important GK Dates

Know what happened on 04th January


Importance of 04th January in History

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

1967
Donald Campbell dies attempting to break his world water speed record on Conniston Water – his body and Bluebird recovered in 2002
Great Britain
1958
New Zealand explorer and mountaineer Sir Edmund Hillary arrived at the South Pole – the first person to do so since Captain Scott in 1912.
New Zealand
1958
Soviet satellite Sputnik 1 returned to Earth after 3 months in orbit .
Russian Federation
1948
Burma gained its independence from Britain .
1884
The socialist Fabian Society was founded in London
Great Britain
1809
Birth of Louis Braille, French inventor of Braille, a writing and printingsystem for the blind and visually impaired
France
1642
Charles I arrests parliamentarians and starts civil war
Great Britain
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