Momentous events in history: June 4, 2018

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On this day, June 4 – the most interesting that has happened in Ukraine and the world!

Holidays:

International day of innocent children victims of aggression.

Beginning of apostles ‘ fast.

Story:

1800 Completed the construction of the White house in Washington.

1802 Charles Emmanuel IV, King of Sardinia and Duke of Savoy, abdicated in favor of his brother Victor Emmanuel I.

1817 a decree Odessa granted the status of a free city.

1940 world war II: Completion of operation Dynamo – the evacuation of British, French and Belgian troops from the French city of Dunkirk.

1969 Israel has enacted a law according to which the national currency should be called the shekel. However, according to the wording of the law, the right moment for ratification was determined by the Minister of Finance, so the country used the Lira nearly 11 years, until February 1980 .

1970 Tonga gained independence from Britain.

2010 took Place the first launch of the carrier rocket “felkon-9” from Cape Canaveral.

Born on this day:

1694-françois Quesnay, French economist.

1975-Angelina Jolie, American actress, Director, model, public figure.

1975 Russell Brand, an English comedian, actor, journalist, writer, TV and radio presenter.

1985 Lukas Podolski, German footballer.

1985 Evgeny Ustyugov of the Russian biathlete, double Olympic champion.

1985-Evan Lysacek, American figure skater, Olympic champion, world champion.

Died:

1798 Giacomo Casanova, Italian adventurer, traveler and writer.

2009 David Carradine, American actor.

2010 Gennady Popovich, Ukrainian and Russian football player.

2011 Maurice Garrel, the French actor of theatre and cinema, the founder of the acting and directing dynasty.

Birthday:

Daniel, Zahar, Ivan, Makar, Sophia, Fyodor, Yakov.