Saturday, 4 June 2016


Historical events that took place on the 4th of June

1784: Elisabeth Thible of Lyon became the 1st woman to fly in a balloon

1789: The US constitution became binding

1800: The White House was completed

1825: Hurricane hit New York

1845: The war between Mexico and The USA began

1896: Henry Ford drove his 1st Ford on the streets of Detroit

1912: 1st minimum wage law was passed in Massachusetts, USA

1912: The cone of Mount Katmai, Alaska collapsed

1927: Swimming records in 100-yard and 200-yard free-style were set by Johnny Weissmuller

1940: German forces entered Paris

1954: France granted Vietnam independence

1966: Hurricane killed 51 in Honduras

1991: Pope John Paul II compared abortion with nazi murders

2013: The 60th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth's coronation was celebrated

2014: President Barack Obama ordered for the exchange of 5 Guantanamo Bay prisoners for Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, the United States prisoner of war in Afghanistan

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