4 June Special Day: 4 June is a very important date for elections, this historic revolution took place

Orhan Wadia
Orhan Wadia - Editor
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June 4 is a special day in India and the world: Today is June 4. Although today is a very important day in India. The results of the 2024 Lok Sabha elections are about to come. But the matter does not end here. Apart from this, the date of June 4 also holds great importance in the history of elections. A big revolution took place on this day, which changed the tradition of elections. Along with the information about that revolution, this article on On This Day is telling you about the important events of June 4.

4 June Events Calendar 2024

Year What happened on June 4?
1896 Henry Ford brought his first model to Detroit, USA for testing
1919 The US Navy attacked Costa Rica. On the other hand, the US Senate passed the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution, which gave women the right to vote
1928 Chinese President Hong Jolin was assassinated by a Japanese agent
1929 George Eastman presented the first color film prototype
1936 Famous Hindi cinema actress Nutan was born.
1940 German forces enter Paris, the capital of France, during World War II
1944 American troops enter Rome during World War II
1959 C Rajagopalachari announced the formation of the Swatantra Party
1964 Maldives made its own constitution
1970 Tonga became an independent country after separating from Britain
1975 American actress Angelina Jolie's birthday
1982 Israel attacks southern Lebanon
1989 Unarmed citizens peacefully demonstrating at Tiananmen Square in the Chinese capital Beijing were attacked with guns and tanks. A large number of people were killed in this. This is known as the 'Tiananmen Square Massacre'.
2001 Nepal King Dipendra dies. Veer Bikram Shah becomes the King of Nepal
2003 18-year-old Amelia Vega of the Dominican Republic became Miss Universe
2006 Montenegro, the former republic of Yugoslavia, became independent

June 4: Women got the right to vote in America

105 years ago, on 4 June 1919, the US Senate passed the 19th amendment to the US Constitution. Through this amendment, women in America got the right to vote. At the same time, New Zealand is the first country in the world to give voting rights to women.

Right to vote for women in India: Right to vote for women in India

Madras was the first province to give voting rights to women in India. Here women got the right to vote in 1921. After this, Bombay and United Provinces took this decision. But if we talk about the national level, women in India got the right to vote through the Government of India Act 1935.

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