Independence Day of Burma
January 4, 2014 in Burma

Independence Day of Burma is celebrated on January 04, 2014. The Independence Day of Burma is a national holiday observed in Burma every year. The date celebrates Burma’s Declaration of Independence from Britain on January 4, 1948. Independence Day of Burma is marked by sport activities and fairs in most Burmese cities.

Where is Independence Day of Burma?
Nationwidem Burma

Trivia Day 2014
January 4, 2014 in the World

Trivia Day is a fun day. It is an opportunity for us to share those many little trinkets of knowledge. It doesn’t matter how big or how trivial. Dazzle your friends and family with generous portions of trivia today!

Useless Knowledge:
http://web.bvu.edu/students/pierama/uselessknowledge.html

Where is Trivia Day?
Worldwide

Historical Events:

46 BC – Titus Labienus defeats Julius Caesar in the Battle of Ruspina.

1490 – Anna of Brittany announces that all those who would ally with the king of France will be considered guilty of the crime of lese-majesty.

1781 – Andre Méchain discovers M80 (globular cluster in Scorpio)

1847 – Samuel Colt sells his first revolver pistol to the United States government.

1863 – 4 wheeled roller skates patented by James Plimpton of NY

1884 – Last sighting of an eastern cougar (Ontario)

1887 – Thomas Stevens is 1st man to bicycle around the world (SF-SF)

1903 – Topsy, an elephant, was electrocuted by Thomas Edison during the War of Currents campaign.

1920 – 1st Black baseball league, National Negro Baseball League, organizes

1923 – Lenin’s “Political Testament” calls for removal of Stalin

1936 – Billboard magazine publishes its 1st music hit parade

1948 – Burma declares independence from UK

1961 – Longest recorded strike ends-33 yrs-Danish barbers’ assistants

1972 – Rose Heilbron becomes the first female judge to sit at the Old Bailey in London.

1975 – Ice thickness measured at 4776 m, Wilkes Land, Antarctica

1998 – A massive ice storm hits eastern Canada and the northeastern United States, continuing through January 10 and causing widespread destruction.

2010 – The Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention removed HIV infection from its list of communicable diseases of public health significance.