October 4 in history
On October 4:
1537 The first complete English-language
Bible (the Matthew Bible) was printed, with translations by William Tyndale and Miles Coverdale.
Mexico adopted a new constitution and became a federal republic.
1830 The state of
Belgium was created after separation from The Netherlands.
Crimean War began when the Ottoman Empire declared war on Russia.
Detail of Franz Roubaud‘s panoramic painting The Siege of Sevastopol (1904).
Texas A&M University opened as the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas becoming Texas‘s first public institution of higher education.
began its first run Orient Express .
1883 – The first meeting of the
Boys’ Brigade took place in Glasgow.
1895 The first
U.S. Open Men’s Golf Championship administered by the United States Golf Association was played at the Newport Country Club on Rhode Island.
1910 Declaration of the
1923 US actor
Charlton Heston was born.
Gutzon Borglum began sculpting Mount Rushmore.
1937 English writer
Jackie Collins was born.
1957 Morris Yock
trademarked the jandal.
, the first artificial satellite to orbit the Earth, was launched. Sputnik I
Protocol on Environmental Protection to the Antarctic Treaty was opened for signature.
Sourced from NZ History Online & Wikipedia.