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Ephemerides (in Latin, "daily memorial") is a chronological succession of dates and their respective events.

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January 4th

275   - Election of Pope Eutiquian.
1248 - King Sancho II of Portugal dies in exile.
1643 - Born Isaac Newton, English physicist.
1717 - England, France and the Netherlands sign the Treaty of The Hague, known by the Triple Alliance, against Spain.
1798 - The small Republic of Mulhouse is annexed to France.
1808 - Creates the first typography in Brazil.
1809 - Born Louis Braille, French teacher and musician, inventor of the alphabet for the visually impaired.
1825 - Fernando I dies king of the two Sicilies.
1870 - Bartolomeu Miter founds, in Buenos Aires (Argentina), the newspaper La Nación, considered one of the ten best diaries in the world.
1894 - Born Manuel Dias de Abreu, Brazilian physician who invented the diagnosis of tuberculosis.
1895 - French Captain Albert Dreyfus, a Jew, is convicted of allegedly passing military secrets to the Germans, and loses his rank in a humiliating ceremony in Paris. The case becomes an example of anti-Semitism that reigned in Europe.
1896 - Utah becomes the 45th US state.
1900 - Date taken as reference to the measurement of the second (1 / 31,556,925,9747 of the time it took the earth to rotate around the sun from 12 noon).
1904 - Joseph Stalin, a Russian statesman deported in Siberia for revolutionary activities, escapes from prison.
1918 - Russia recognizes the independence of Finland.
1922 After organizing a tax strike, Mahatma Gandhi is arrested in India. Pleading guilty, he was sentenced to six years in prison, but released in 1924.
1944 - Beginning of the Battle of Monte Cassino in World War II.
1948 - Myanmar becomes independent of former Burma.
1956 - The painter Candido Portinari delivers the "War and Peace" panels to United Nations headquarters in New York.
1958 - Edmund Hillary hits the South Pole.
1960 - Dies the French writer Albert Camus, Nobel of Literature in 1957.
- The treaty establishing the European Free Trade Association (AELC) is signed.
1961 - The United States is severing diplomatic relations with Cuba.
1964 - Pope Paul VI begins a three-day pilgrimage to the Holy Land.
1965 - Dies T. S. Eliot, modernist poet, playwright and British-American literary critic.
1973 - The Montreal (Canada) museum is robbed, disappearing several works of art, including a Rembrandt worth over one million dollars.
1974 - The new Spanish Prime Minister, Arias Navarro, takes the oath for his inauguration.
1978 - Said Hammani, PLO representative in London, is shot dead in the British capital by an Arab command.
1980 - "Number two" of the Afghan UN mission, Ambassador Abdul Tabibi, resigns in protest against the presence of Soviet troops in his country.
1987 - The Afghan government announces that Soviet troops will completely halt combat operations in the country and return to their permanent bases as of the 15th, under a six-month ceasefire agreement.
1988 - Cartoonist Henfil dies of AIDS. Hemophiliac, was contaminated in a blood transfusion.
1989 - US Navy fighter planes shoot down two Libyan jets over the Mediterranean, in international airspace, in the fourth direct military clash between forces from both countries since 1981.
1990 - Manuel Antonio Noriega, a military officer with the rank of general and commander of the Panamanian Armed Forces, is presented to a district court in Miami, USA, accused of using his position to protect the narco-trafficking cartel in Medellin, Colombia.
- Lawrence Alloway dies at the age of 73, museum conservator, historian and art critic of British origin, who invents the expression Pop Art.
1991 - South Korea removes anti-North Korea barbed wire, which has been in place since the 1950s war.
1994 - Lithuania becomes the first Baltic state to apply for membership of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).
1996 - The European Laboratory for Particle Physics announces that it has developed nine anti-hydrogen atoms, an organized anti-matter structure.
2000 - Italy establishes diplomatic relations with North Korea, being the first country in the "G7" (group of the most industrialized countries in the world) to start relations with Pyongyang.
2006 - Ariel Sharon, Israeli Prime Minister, suffers a stroke.
- Earthquake hits the region of Telemaco Borba, Paraná (Brazil).