Friday, December 2, 2022 (Week 48)

June 4 in History

What happened on June 4 in history?

A chronological timetable of historical events that occurred on june 4 in history. Historical facts of the day in the areas of military, politics, science, music, sports, arts, entertainment and more. Discover what happened on june 4 in history.

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1972
Black activist Angela Davis is found not guilty of murder, kidnapping, and criminal conspiracy.
1960
The Taiwan island of Quemoy is hit by 500 artillery shells fired from the coast of Communist China.
1953
North Korea accepts the United Nations proposals in all major respects.
1946
Juan Peron is installed as Argentina’s president.
1944
The U-505 becomes the first enemy submarine captured by the U.S. Navy.
1944
Allied troops liberate Rome.
1943
In Argentina, Juan Peron takes part in the military coup that overthrows Ramon S. Castillo.
1940
The British complete the evacuation of 300,000 troops at Dunkirk.
1919
The U.S. Senate passes the Women’s Suffrage bill.
1918
French and American troops halt Germany’s offensive at Chateau-Thierry, France.
1911
Gold is discovered in Alaska’s Indian Creek.
1864
Confederates under General Joseph Johnston retreat to the mountains in Georgia.
1859
The French army, under Napoleon III, takes Magenta from the Austrian army.
1805
Tripoli is forced to conclude peace with the United States after a conflict over tribute.
1794
British troops capture Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
1792
Captain George Vancouver claims Puget Sound for Britain.
1717
The Freemasons are founded in London.
1647
Parliamentary forces capture King Charles I and hold him prisoner.
1615
The fortress at Osaka, Japan, falls to Shogun Leyasu after a six-month siege.