April 4 in History
1460April 4, 1460:
University of Basel is officially established in Switzerland, with 4 faculties namely jurisprudence, medicine, arts, and theology.
1859April 4, 1859:
Giacomo Meyerbeer’s opera titled “Dinorah" is performed for the first time.
1929April 4, 1929:
An Operetta by Sigmund Romberg dubbed "New Moon" musical is introduced in London.
1949April 4, 1949:
Faisal II is crowned as the king of a country in the western Asia, officially known as Republic of Iraq.
1969April 4, 1969:
American heart and cardiothoracic surgeon called Dr. Denton Cooley makes his first artificial heart implants.
1973April 4, 1973:
The large complex of seven buildings, which replaced the Empire State Building as the tallest building in the world, known as ‘World Trade Center’ is officially opened in the Financial District of Lower Manhattan, New York.
1975April 4, 1975:
- April 4, 1975:
The British sitcom titled "The Good Life" appears for the first time on BBC One.
1988April 4, 1988:
The retired American drag racer, Eddie Hill sets a world record of becoming the only driver to cover 1.609 kilometers in just 5 seconds.
2009April 4, 2009: American hip hop group from Hollis known as the Run-DMC is formally introduced into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame by songwriter, record producer and rapper Eminem.
2019April 4, 2019:
Renowned American TV presenter and songwriter Kathie Lee Gifford quits hosting NBC's "Today" show after hosting it for over a decade.