4th January

The events happened on 4th January are :

1948 : Burma granted independence : On this day in 1948, the Southeast Asian nation of Burma (Myanmar) formally gained independence, completing the transfer of power negotiated by Burmese leader Aung San and British Prime Minister Clement Attlee in 1947.

1965 : American-English author T.S. Eliot died in London.

1935 : American professional boxer Floyd Patterson was born in Waco, North Carolina.

1809 : French educator Louis Braille, who developed a system of printing and writing that is extensively used by the blind and that was named for him, was born near Paris.

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