About June 4

June 4, 2021 is the 155th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 210 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Friday.

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Gemini is the sun sign of a person born on this day. Pearl is the modern birthstone for this month. Moonstone is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 242 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

What Happened On June 4

  • 1411
    King Charles VI granted a monopoly for the ripening of Roquefort cheese to the people of Roquefort-sur-Soulzon as they had been doing for centuries.
  • 1615
    Siege of Osaka: Forces under the shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu take Osaka Castle in Japan.
  • 1792
    Captain George Vancouver claims Puget Sound for the Kingdom of Great Britain.
  • 1825
    French American Revolutionary War General Lafayette speaks at what would become Lafayette Square, Buffalo, during his visit to the United States.
  • 1913
    Emily Davison, a suffragette, runs out in front of King George V’s horse, Anmer, at the Epsom Derby. She is trampled, never regains consciousness and dies a few days later.
  • 1917
    The first Pulitzer Prizes are awarded: Laura E. Richards, Maude H. Elliott, and Florence Hall receive the first Pulitzer for biography (for Julia Ward Howe). Jean Jules Jusserand receives the first Pulitzer for history for his work With Americans of Past and Present Days. Herbert B. Swope receives the first Pulitzer for journalism for his work for the New York World.
  • 1919
    Women’s rights: The U.S. Congress approves the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution, which guarantees suffrage to women, and sends it to the U.S. states for ratification.
  • 1928
    President of the Republic of China Zhang Zuolin is assassinated by Japanese agents.
  • 1939
    Holocaust: The MS St. Louis, a ship carrying 963 Jewish refugees, is denied permission to land in Florida, United States, after already being turned away from Cuba. Forced to return to Europe, more than 200 of its passengers later die in Nazi concentration camps.
  • 1943
    A military coup in Argentina ousts Ramón Castillo.
  • 1944
    World War II: Rome falls to the Allies, the first Axis capital to fall.
  • 1967
    Stockport Air Disaster: British Midland flight G-ALHG crashes in Hopes Carr, Stockport, killing 72 passengers and crew.
  • 1970
    Tonga gains independence from the United Kingdom.
  • 1973
    A patent for the ATM is granted to Donald Wetzel, Tom Barnes and George Chastain.
  • 1975
    Governor of California Jerry Brown signs the California Agricultural Labor Relations Act into law, the first law in the U.S. giving farmworkers collective bargaining rights.
  • 1988
    Three cars on a train carrying hexogen to Kazakhstan explode in Arzamas, Gorky Oblast, USSR, killing 91 and injuring about 1,500.
  • 1989
    Ali Khamenei is elected the new Supreme Leader of Islamic republic of Iran by the Assembly of Experts after the death of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini.
  • 1989
    Solidarity’s victory in the first (somewhat) free parliamentary elections in post-war Poland sparks off a succession of peaceful anti-communist revolutions in Eastern Europe, leads to the creation of the so-called Contract Sejm and begins the Autumn of Nations.
  • 1996
    The first flight of Ariane 5 explodes after roughly 20 seconds. It was a Cluster mission.
  • 2001
    Gyanendra, the last King of Nepal, ascends to the throne after the massacre in the Royal Palace.

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