April 4

April 4.

 

What happened on this day in history? Important events on this day in history, April 4, had a major impact on the history of the world. Pivotal occurrences that happened on April 4 revolved around events relating to the Knighting of Sir Francis Drake, First Prime Minister of Britain, Abdication of Napoleon, First U.S. President to Die in Office, Incorporation of Los Angeles, Founding of the Kennel Club, Destruction of USS Akron, Beatles' Occupation of the Top Five Positions on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart, Assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. and Maiden Flight of the Space Shuttle 'Challenger'. Many famous people were associated with these crucial events including Francis Drake, Queen Elizabeth, Robert Walpole, Napoleon Bonaparte, William Henry Harrison, Zachary Taylor, S. E. Shirley, Frank C. McCord, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, Martin Luther King Jr., James Earl Ray and Paul J. Weitz.

Knighting of Sir Francis Drake - April 4, 1581: On this day in history, April 4, 1581, significant events took place today in London, England, respecting the Knighting of Sir Francis Drake. Sir Francis Drake received his knighthood from Queen Elizabeth I, aboard the Golden Hind, in Deptford, London, on April 4, 1581. The dubbing was carried out by Monsieur de Marchaumont, a French Diplomat. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: April 4, 1581 were Francis Drake, Queen Elizabeth. Facts on this day in History April 4: Events on this day in history: Knighting of Sir Francis Drake *** Date: April 4, 1581 *** Place: London, England *** Category: Exploration *** Historical Period: 16th Century *** This day in history ***

First Prime Minister of Britain - April 4, 1742: On this day in history, April 4, 1742, critical events took place today in London, England, regarding the First Prime Minister of Britain. During the reign of King George I, Robert Walpole, 1st Earl of Oxford became Britain's first Prime Minister. Walpole remained in office for over twenty years. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: April 4, 1742 were Robert Walpole. Facts on this day in History April 4: Events on this day in history: First Prime Minister of Britain *** Date: April 4, 1742 *** Place: London, England *** Category: Politics *** Historical Period: 18th Century *** This day in history ***

Abdication of Napoleon - April 4, 1814: On this day in history, April 4, 1814, momentous events took place today in France, with regard to the Abdication of Napoleon. When Napoleon's armies became surrounded by the Allies, and his senior officers mutinied, Bonaparte abdicated, on April 4, 1814, in favour of his son with Marie Louise as Regent. Two days later Bonaparte abdicated unconditionally as the Allies would not accept his son as Emperor. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: April 4, 1814 were Napoleon Bonaparte. Facts on this day in History April 4: Events on this day in history: Abdication of Napoleon *** Date: April 4, 1814 *** Place: France *** Category: Politics *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

First U.S. President to Die in Office - April 4, 1841: On this day in history, April 4, 1841, important events took place today in Washington D.C., USA, in respect of the First U.S. President to Die in Office. The ninth President of the United States was William Henry Harrison. Harrison died from pneumonia on April 4, 1841, 31 days after his election, making him the first President to die in office. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: April 4, 1841 were William Henry Harrison. Facts on this day in History April 4: Events on this day in history: First U.S. President to Die in Office *** Date: April 4, 1841 *** Place: Washington D.C., USA *** Category: Politics *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

Incorporation of Los Angeles - April 4, 1850: On this day in history, April 4, 1850, critical events took place today in California, USA, regarding the Incorporation of Los Angeles. Los Angeles became the first city in Los Angeles County to be incorporated. Incorporation occurred on April 4, 1850, during the administration of President Zachary Taylor. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: April 4, 1850 were Zachary Taylor. Facts on this day in History April 4: Events on this day in history: Incorporation of Los Angeles *** Date: April 4, 1850 *** Place: California, USA *** Category: Politics *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

Founding of the Kennel Club - April 4, 1873: On this day in history, April 4, 1873, important events took place today in London, England, surrounding the Founding of the Kennel Club. Thirteen gentlemen, including S. E. Shirley, founded the Kennel Club on April 4, 1873, in Victoria Street, London. The club was set up to fairly govern all dog shows and field trials. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: April 4, 1873 were S. E. Shirley. Facts on this day in History April 4: Events on this day in history: Founding of the Kennel Club *** Date: April 4, 1873 *** Place: London, England *** Category: General Interest *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

Destruction of USS Akron - April 4, 1933: On this day in history, April 4, 1933, crucial events took place today in New Jersey, USA, relating to the Destruction of USS Akron. The US Navy airship USS Akron got caught by severe weather over New Jersey. After being battered by strong winds, she crashed into the Atlantic with the loss of 73 lives, including her captain Commander Frank McCord. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: April 4, 1933 were Frank C. McCord. Facts on this day in History April 4: Events on this day in history: Destruction of USS Akron *** Date: April 4, 1933 *** Place: New Jersey, USA *** Category: Disaster *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Beatles' Occupation of the Top Five Positions on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart - April 4, 1964: On this day in history, April 4, 1964, significant events took place today in United States of America, respecting the Beatles' Occupation of the Top Five Positions on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart. The Beatles (John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr) became the only act to occupy the top five positions of the Billboard Hot 100 when their hit 'Can't Buy Me Love' rose to No.1 on April 4, 1964. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: April 4, 1964 were John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr. Facts on this day in History April 4: Events on this day in history: Beatles' Occupation of the Top Five Positions on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart *** Date: April 4, 1964 *** Place: United States of America *** Category: Entertainment *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. - April 4, 1968: On this day in history, April 4, 1968, important events took place today in Tennessee, USA, in respect of the Assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. Martin Luther King Jr. was shot, and fatally wounded, by James Earl Ray while he stood on the second floor balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee. King died an hour later in St. Joseph's Hospital. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: April 4, 1968 were Martin Luther King Jr., James Earl Ray. Facts on this day in History April 4: Events on this day in history: Assassination of Martin Luther King Jr *** Date: April 4, 1968 *** Place: Tennessee, USA *** Category: Murder *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Maiden Flight of the Space Shuttle 'Challenger' - April 4, 1983: On this day in history, April 4, 1983, crucial events took place today in Florida, USA, relating to the Maiden Flight of the Space Shuttle 'Challenger'. NASA's second space shuttle 'Challenger' began it's maiden flight on April 4, 1983. Challenger lifted off from the Kennedy Space Center, Florida, with Paul J. Weitz in command. Challenger landed at the Edwards Air Force Base on April 9. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: April 4, 1983 were Paul J. Weitz. Facts on this day in History April 4: Events on this day in history: Maiden Flight of the Space Shuttle 'Challenger' *** Date: April 4, 1983 *** Place: Florida, USA *** Category: Aviation *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

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