Monday, April 4, 2011

April 4

April 4

Independence Day in Senegal (1960)

Cheti Chand/Gudi Padwa/Ugadi in various parts of India


1081   Alexios I Komnenos is crowned Byzantine emperor at Constantinople, bringing the Komnenian dynasty to full power.
1660   Declaration of Breda by King Charles II of England.
1814   Napoleon abdicates for the first time.
1886   Tsar Alexander II of Russia narrowly escapes an assassination attempt in the city of Kiev.
1939   Faisal II becomes King of Iraq.

1976   Prince Norodom Sihanouk resigns as leader of Cambodia and is placed under house arrest.


188   Caracalla, Roman emperor (d.217)
1819   Queen Maria II of Portugal (d.1853)


896   Pope Formosus
1284   King Alfonso X of Castile
1292   Pope Nicholas IV
1305   Jeanne of Navarre, wife of King Philippe IV of France
1536   Friedrich I, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach
1588   King Frederik II of Denmark
1930   Queen Viktoria of Sweden
1953   King Carol II of Romania

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