On This Day: February 04th

This is 35th day of the year and 331 days remain in the year.

in history
England proclaimed the formal end to the hostilities with the United States.
Shays's Rebellion, an uprising of Massachusetts farmers, was defeated.
George Washington and John Adams are elected the president and vice president of the United States.
Delegates from six southern states met at Montgomery, Ala., to form the Confederate States of America.
Roosevelt, Churchill, and Stalin met at the Yalta Conference.
Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) gained independence from the United Kingdom.
The Palestine National Congress appointed Yasir Arafat head of the Palestine Liberation Organization.
Patricia Hearst, granddaughter of newspaper mogul William Randolph Hearst, was kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army.
Benjamin Britten, British composer, died.
The country of Yugoslavia disappeared, to be replaced by the loose federation of Serbia and Montenegro.
The Massachusetts Supreme Court declared that gays had the right to marry.
February 04 Birthdays
Charles Lindbergh1902–1974, American Aviator.
Oscar De La Hoyaboxer
George Romerofilmmaker
Rosa Parkscivil rights activist
Tadeusz Kosciuskogeneral
Dan Quaylevice president
Clyde William Tombaughastronomer
Fernand Légerpainter
Betty Friedanfeminist

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