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According to the Fasti Triumphales, Roman consul Agrippa Menenius Lanatus celebrated a triumph for a military victory over the Sabines. (4. April 503. BC)

First historical record of Moscow. (4. April 1147)

King Wareru founds Kingdom of Ramannadesa, and proclaims independence from Pagan Empire (4. April 1287)

Francis Drake is knighted for completing a circumnavigation of the world. (4. April 1581)

Declaration of Breda by King Charles II of England. (4. April 1660)

Sir Robert Walpole takes office as the first Prime Minister of the United Kingdom under King George I. (4. April 1721)

In London, England, Great Britain, Philip Astley stages the first modern circus. (4. April 1768)

U.S. President James Madison enacts a ninety-day embargo on trade with the United Kingdom. (4. April 1812)

Napoleon abdicates for the first time and names his son Napoleon II as Emperor of the French. (4. April 1814)

The United States Congress adopts the flag of the United States with 13 red and white stripes and one star for each state (then 20). (4. April 1818)

William Henry Harrison dies of pneumonia becoming the first President of the United States to die in office and with the shortest term served. (4. April 1841)

The Great Fire of Cottenham, a large part of the Cambridgeshire village (England) is burnt to the ground in suspicious circumstances. (4. April 1850)

Los Angeles, California is incorporated as a city. (4. April 1850)

Bryant's Minstrels debut "Dixie" in New York City in the finale of a blackface minstrel show. (4. April 1859)

American Civil War: A day after Union forces capture Richmond, Virginia, U.S. President Abraham Lincoln visits the Confederate capital. (4. April 1865)

Alexander II of Russia narrowly escapes an assassination attempt by Dmitry Karakozov in the city of Kiev. (4. April 1866)

The Kennel Club is founded, the oldest and first official registry of purebred dogs in the world. (4. April 1873)

Argonia, Kansas elects Susanna M. Salter as the first female mayor in the United States. (4. April 1887)

In India, an earthquake hits the Kangra Valley, killing 20,000, and destroying most buildings in Kangra, Mcleodganj and Dharamshala (4. April 1905)

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