May 4, World Traffic Day

1814 – Napoleon arrives to his exile in Elba Island.

1904 – Work of digging the Panama Canal starts.

1924 – Olympic summer games opened in Paris.
1945 – German forces surrender to British Field Marshal Montgomery during the World War II.

1970 – American students stage a strike in protest against US invasion of Cambodia.

1993 – U.N. peacekeeping force replace the multi-national forces in “Restoring Hope” process in Somalia.

Born Today:

1958 – American artist Keith Haring.

Passed away:

1972 – American chemist and Nobel-Laureate Edward Kendall.


World Traffic Day.

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