Today in World History: From Burma’s Independence to America’s First Woman Speaker

Today is January 4, 2023-Various social and political events were developed in the history of the world today. Here are some important events in history today:

Dubai’s Burj Khalifa is open to the public

In 2010, Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in Dubai, was opened to the public. At 829.8 meters and 92722 feet, the building is now the tallest building in the world.

Russia’s artificial satellite

In 1958, Sputnik 1, an artificial satellite sent into space by the Soviet Union, fell to Earth. The Soviet Union was the first country in the world to send an artificial satellite into space.

Independence of Burma

Burma gained independence from Britain in 1948. Burma was under British rule from 1 January 1886.

America’s 45th state

In 1896, Utah became the 45th US state.

America’s first president

In 2007, American politician Nancy Pelosi became the Speaker of the House of Representatives. Nancy is the first female Speaker of the House of Representatives in US history.

Birth of Sir Isaac Newton

On January 4, 1643, Sir Isaac Newton, the father of physicist and mathematician, was born in London. He died on 31 March 1727.


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