4 February History: India and World History of Major Events

History is a tapestry woven with the threads of significant events, each contributing to the rich narrative of our past. On February 4th, India and the world have witnessed major historical milestones that have shaped societies and nations. In this exploration, we delve into the annals of time, uncovering the stories that unfolded on this notable date. Understanding history is akin to deciphering the intricate patterns of human existence. On February 4th, a day not unlike any other, the tapestry of the past is adorned with events that have left indelible marks on both India and the world.

February 4 is the 35th day of the year according to the Gregorian calendar. There are still 330 more days left in the year (331 in leap years).

Every year on 4 February, Ramvriksha Mahotsav is celebrated with great pomp in the memory of Saint Ramvriksha Ji at Ramvriksha Dham in Nathua Jalalpur Gopalganj Bihar, India.

Major Events of February 4

1789- George Washington was unanimously elected the first President of America.
1924- Mahatma Gandhi was released prematurely from jail due to his poor health.
1948- Sri Lanka got freedom from British rule.

The construction work of a Lesbian, Gay and Transgender Center working for the rights of homosexuals in Nepal has been started. This will be Asia’s first gay center built at a cost of $2 million. America has killed 31 terrorists of Haqqani network in the biggest ever drone attack in North Waziristan, the restive tribal area of Pakistan.

Major social media Facebook was launched in 2004.

World History and Events of February 4

1703 – The Forty-Seven Ronin: In Japan, the Forty-Seven Ronin, a group of masterless samurai, carried out seppuku (ritual suicide) after avenging the death of their master. This event became a popular legend in Japanese culture.

1789 – George Washington elected President: George Washington was unanimously elected as the first President of the United States by the Electoral College.

1941 – United Service Organization (USO) founded: The USO was established in the United States to provide entertainment and support to American troops serving overseas.

1945 – Yalta Conference: The Yalta Conference, also known as the Crimean Conference, began in Crimea. This meeting between the Allied leaders (Churchill, Roosevelt, and Stalin) discussed the final stages of World War II and the postwar world order.

1948 – Ceylon gains independence: Ceylon, which later became Sri Lanka, gained independence from the British Empire.

1961 – Angolan War of Independence begins: The Angolan War of Independence, part of the larger Portuguese Colonial War, began on this day. The war lasted for 14 years and eventually led to Angolan independence.

1967 – Lunar Orbiter 3 launched: The Lunar Orbiter 3 spacecraft was launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida, on a mission to identify potential landing sites for the Apollo program.


1879 – German scientist Ludwig Prandtl (died 1936). Prandtl had discovered a method of mathematical solution to the intractable Navier-Stokes equation.
1917 – Prime Minister of Pakistan Yahya Khan
1922 – Pandit Bhimsen Joshi, Hindustani singer
1951 – Gariyush Eghbali, Iranian singer
1977 – Metra Hazar, Iranian singer and writer


Saint Ramvriksh ji died on 4 February 1980 at Ramvriksh Dham, Nethua Jalalpur Gopalganj, Bihar, India.

Date Wise More Events of February Month

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How can we ensure the accuracy of historical records?

Ensuring accuracy involves rigorous research, cross-referencing sources, and promoting transparency in historical documentation.

Why is it essential to commemorate historical events?

Commemorations foster a collective memory, preserving the lessons and values derived from historical milestones.

What challenges do historians face in reconstructing past events?

Historians grapple with incomplete records, biased narratives, and the challenge of interpreting events from different perspectives.

How does understanding history contribute to global citizenship?

Historical knowledge promotes empathy, understanding diverse perspectives, and recognizing the interconnectedness of our world.