4 June It Happened Today


1798  Death of Giovanni Casanova, famous Italian ladies man.

1805  The first ceremony of Trooping the Colour takes place in Horse Guards Parade in London.

1944  Rome is liberated by Allied forces.

1946  Juan Peron is elected president of Argentina.

1989  Hundreds are killed as soldiers open fire on demonstrators in Tiananmen Square in Beijing.



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