4 May It Happened Today

1839  Sir Samuel Cunard founds the Cunard shipping line.

1904  Charles Rolls and Henry Royce sign agreement to develop Rolls Royce cars.

1926  The first General Strike in Great Britain begins.

1929  Birth of Belgian born actress Audrey Hepburn.

1970  US troops shot dead four students at Kent State University in Ohio. The students were taking part in anti war protests.

1979  Margaret Thatcher becomes Britain’s first woman prime minister.

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