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Historical Events for 4th July 2023

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1054 - Brightest known supernova SN 1054 (creates the Crab Nebula) 1st reported by Chinese astronomers
1610 - Battle of Klushino: King Sigismund III's Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth army defeats Russia and Sweden
1754 - George Washington gives Fort Necessity to France
1879 - Africaner Union forms by Rev SJ du Toit at Cape colony
1892 - Western Samoa changes the International Date Line, so that year there were 367 days in this country, with two occurrences of Monday, July 4
1901 - William Howard Taft, former Federal judge, is installed as first governor-general of the Philippines and declares amnesty for all insurgents who take an oath of allegiance
1903 - Pacific Cable (San Francisco, Hawaii, Guam, Philippines) opens, President Theodore Roosevelt sends a message
1917 - Troops of the Russian Provisional Government open fire on protesters in Petrograd during the 'July Days' of unrest
1973 - Alan Ayckbourn's "Absurd Person Singular," premieres in London
2019 - Largest earthquake in California in 20 years 6.4 magnitude near Ridgecrest

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