Historical Events In January - 04
Wednesday, 21 February 2024
2010 On this day in history the tallest man-made structure to date, the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, is officially opened.
2011 On this day in history tunisian street vendor Mohamed Bouazizi dies after setting himself on fire a month earlier, sparking anti-government protests in Tunisia and later other Arab nations. These protests become known collectively as the Arab Spring.
2013 9 people are killed by a car bomb in Damascus, Syria on January - 04.
2014 On January - 04 14 people are killed after a three-story building construction site collapses in Goa, India
2018 Truck hits a train near Kroonstad city, South Africa killing 19 passengers on this day in history.
2018 On January - 04 'Bomb Cyclone' hits US Northeast prompting flooding and snow in New York subway system
2018 On January - 04 liverpool and Egyptian forward Mohamed Salah is named African Football Player of the Year
2020 Australian bushfires death toll reaches 23 as PM Scott Morrison announces national defense force will be employed to help fight the more than 200 fires, amid criticism of his leadership on this day in history.
2021 Prime Minister Boris Johnson announces new national lockdown for England following Scotland, as COVID-19 variant spreads rapidly with hospitalizations now higher than the first wave on January - 04.
2021 On January - 04 the border between Qatar and Saudi Arabia reopens.