WHAT HAPPENED ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY?

 

 

Here are some historical events that happened on the 4th of April.

 

 

In 1460, University of Basle in Switzerland is form.

 

In 1660, English king Charles II sends Declaration of Breda (freedom of religion).

 

In 1814, Napoleon abdicates for the first time in favour of his son.

 

In 1818, Congress decides on the US flag: 13 red and white stripes and 20 stars.

 

In 1832, Charles Darwin aboard HMS Beagle reaches Rio de Janiero.

 

In 1850, The city of Los Angeles is incorporated.

 

In 1862, The battle of Yorktown (US civil war) begins.

 

In 1896, Announcement of gold in Yukon.

 

In 1912,  Chinese republic proclaimed in Tibet.

 

In 1921, Stanley Cup: Ottawa Senators (NHL) beat Vancouver Millionaires (PCHA), 3 games to 2.

 

In 1933, US Dirigible Akron crashes of the coast of NJ, 73 died.

 

 

For more historical events go visit: onthisday.com

 

 

 

 

Jean P.

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