What happend on 07.04 in history

2051
Pope Hormisdas assumes the papacy.
2032
Battle of Adrianople Constantine I defeats Licinius, who flees to Byzantium
2005
The State of Connecticut allows same-sex civil unions.
2003
US troops capture Baghdad, Saddam Hussein's regime falls two days later
2001
Mars Odyssey is launched.
2001
An M-17 helicopter crashes into mountain in south of Hanoi, Vietnam killing 16.
1999
Kosovo War: Kosovo's main border crossings are closed by Serbian forces to prevent ethnic Albanians from leaving.
1998
Citicorp and Travelers Group announce plans to merge creating the largest financial-services conglomerate in the world, Citigroup.
1998
Singer George Michael is arrested in a Beverly Hills public restroom for "engaging in a lewd act."
1994
Massacres of Tutsis begin in Kigali, Rwanda.
1990
Iran Contra Affair: John Poindexter is found guilty of five charges for his part in the scandal but the convictions were later reversed after an appeal.
1989
Soviet submarine Komsomolets sinks in the Barents Sea off the coast of Norway after a fire. 42 sailors die.
1983
During STS-6, astronauts Story Musgrave and Don Peterson perform the first space shuttle spacewalk (duration: 4 hours, 10 minutes).
1980
The United States severs diplomatic relations with Iran and imposes economic sanctions following the taking of American hostages on November 4, 1979.
1977
German Federal Prosecutor Siegfried Buback and his driver are shot by two Red Army Faction members while waiting at a red light
1977
Toronto Blue Jays play their first-ever game of baseball against the Chicago White Sox
1969
The Internet's symbolic birth date: publication of RFC 1.
1968
Formula One racer Jim Clark is killed in an accident during a Formula 2 race in Hockenheim, Germany.
1967
Six-Day War: Israeli fighters shoot down seven Syrian MIG-21s.
1964
IBM announces the System/360
1963
Yugoslavia is proclaimed to be a Socialist republic and Josip Broz Tito is named President for life.
1956
Spain relinquishes its protectorate in Morocco.
1955
Anthony Eden becomes Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
1954
U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower gives his "domino theory" speech during a news conference.
1953
Dag Hammarskjöld is elected United Nations Secretary General.
1952
The manga Astro Boy debuts in the monthly magazine Shōnen.
1948
The World Health Organization is established by the United Nations.
1946
Syria's independence from Vichy France is officially recognised
1945
World War II: The Japanese battleship Yamato is sunk 200 miles north of Okinawa while in-route to a suicide mission.
1945
Kantaro Suzuki becomes the 42nd Prime Minister of Japan
1943
First synthesis of LSD, lysergic acid diethylamide, by Albert Hoffman
1940
Booker T. Washington becomes the first African American to be depicted on a United States postage stamp.
1939
World War II: Italy invades Albania.
1934
The U.S. Congress passes the Jones-Connally Farm-Relief Act.
1927
First long distance public television broadcast (Washington, DC to New York City, displaying the image of Commerce Secretary Herbert Hoover).
1922
Teapot Dome scandal: United States Secretary of the Interior leases Teapot Dome petroleum reserves in Wyoming.
1908
Herbert Henry Asquith takes office as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, from Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman
1906
Mount Vesuvius erupts and devastates Naples.
1906
The Algeciras Conference gives France and Spain control over Morocco.
1862
American Civil War: Battle of Shiloh ends
1856
Foundation of Nelson College, Nelson, New Zealand.
1831
Emperor Pedro I of Brazil abdicates in favor of his son, Pedro II.
1827
John Walker (inventor), an English chemist, invents the friction match.
1805
Lewis and Clark Expedition: The Corps of Discovery breaks camp among the Mandan tribe and resumes its journey West along the Missouri River.
1805
First public performance of Beethoven's Third Symphony (Eroica).
1798
The Mississippi Territory is organized from territory ceded by Georgia and South Carolina and is later twice expanded to include disputed territory claimed by both the U.S. and Spain.
1795
France adopts the metre as the unit of length.
1655
Fabio Chigi becomes Pope Alexander VII.
1541
Francis Xavier leaves Lisbon on a mission to the Portuguese East Indies.
1521
Ferdinand Magellan arrives at Cebu
1348
Charles University is founded in Prague.
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