04 May in History : Major Events

04 May - Today in History - Let see what happened on this day in India and World

In India and world history May 04 has a special significance, because on this day there have been many such incidents which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let us know that some of the most important events that will increase your general knowledge. The collected facts will be such as: the people born on this day, the passing of the famous persons, the war pact, the freedom of any country, the invention of new technologies, the change of power, the important national and international day etc

List of historical events of 04 May:

YearEvent/Incidence/Incident
1942The battle of the Coral Sea was started on May 4, 1942 and lasted for 5 days in the pacific theater of World War II. It was a major naval battle, fought between the imperial Japanese Navy and United States and Australian naval and air forces.
1945German Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery signed the terms of unconditional surrender of the German forces in Netherland, Norway and Denmark on May 4, 1945 which preceded the end of World War II in Europe.
1959Event of the First annual Grammy awards was held on May 4, 1959 in Los Angeles and New York to honor reputed musical personalities for their performance in 1958.
1961Civil right activist of Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) organized first Freedom Ride of interstates buses into the segregated southern United States on May 4, 1961 to challenge local laws and customs that enforced segregation in seating.
1967Unmanned US spacecraft Lunar Orbiter 4, a part of Lunar Orbit Program, was launched on May 4, 1967 to accumulate detailed photographic survey of lunar surface featured in order to increase the scientific knowledge of their nature, origin and processes.
1979Margret Hilda Thatcher became the first woman Prime Minister of United Kingdom on May 4, 1979. She was also the longest-serving British Prime Minister of the 20th century and her implemented policies are known as Thatcherism.
1990The Declaration ‘On the Restoration of Independence of the Republic of Latvia’ was adopted on May 4, 1990 by the Supreme council of the Republic of Latvia. 4th May is celebrated as public holiday in Latvia for restoration of Independence Day from Soviet Union.
2007Hazardous EF-5 Tornado outbreak almost completely destroyed the city of Greensburg in Kiowa country on May 4, 2007. It was the strongest tornado out of several other tornados that occurred on the same night across Oklahoma, Colorado, Kansas and South Dakota.
2008Eminent Tabla player Pandit Kishan Maharaj was died on May 4, 2008 in Varanasi at the age of 84. He was honored with prestigious Padma Shri and Padma Vibhushan award for his valuable contribution in Indian classical music.
2014Juan Carlos Varela Rodriguez won the Presidential election of Panama on May 4, 2014 with 39% of the votes against ruling party. He also served the country as Vice President from 2009 to 2014 and as Minister of Foreign Relations from 2009 to 2011.

List of famous people who born on 04 May:

YearName/Profession/Country
1938Bill Robertson / Politician / United States of America
1915Alice Faye / Actress / United States of America
1932Stan Goldberg / Illustrator / United States of America
1959Bobby Ellsworth / Singer / United States of America
1983James Anyon / Cricketer / United Kingdom
1983Annie Villeneuve / Singer / Canada
1976Jean-François Dumoulin / Racing Car Driver / Canada
1914Tyrone Power / Actor / United States of America
1885Kingsley Fairbridge / Politician / Australia
1684Françoise Charlotte d'Aubigné / Queen / France
1985Tsepo Masilela / Footballer / South Africa
1865Helen Maud Merrill / Poet / United States of America
1892Dorothy Garrod / Archaeologist / Britain
1982Corey Parker / Footballer / Australia
1980Hank Green / Educator / United States of America
1934Johnnie Taylor / Vocalist / United States of America
1938Barbara Wagner / Figure Skater / Canada
1934Victor Garland / Politician / Australia
1935Bernard Pivot / Journalist / France
1927Pat Carroll / Actress / United States of America
1970LaPhonso Ellis / Basketball Player / United States of America
1964Heike Henkel / Jumper / Germany
1971Mike Redmond / Baseball Player / United States of America
1992Loïck Landre / Footballer / France
1936Sandy Baron / Actor / United States of America
1967Alexis Sinduhije / Politician / Burundi
1967Adam Hughes / Author / United States of America
1963Simon Rimmer / Author / United Kingdom
1950Rex Caldwell / Golfer / United States of America
1975Meb Keflezighi / Runner / United States of America

List of famous Indian people who born on 04 May:

YearName/Profession/Country
1905Anna Chandy / Judge / India
1953Tinnu Anand / Actor / India
1908Jagjivan Ram / Politician / India
1911Pritilata Waddedar / Activist / India
1905Anna Chandi / Lawyer / India
1983Trisha Krishnan / Actress / India
1479Guru Amar Das / Religious Leader / India
1960Paul Bhattacharjee / Actor / India
1916Zail Singh / Politician / India
1902K. Chengalaraya Reddy / Politician / India

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