Safalta team has brought the most important events of India and World History daily to help competitive exam aspirants to boost their preparation. In today's history, here are the most important incidents that took place on 04 Dec.

  • NASA's 1st Mars rover launched from Cape Canaveral in 1996.
  • The Unity Module, the second module of the International Space Station, is launched in 1998.
  • Marike de Klerk, ex-wife of former President F.W. de Klerk is murdered at her home in Cape Town in 2001.
  • U.S. debut of the first part of two-part TV biopic miniseries "Pope John Paul II" on CBS in 2005.
  • Xavier Bettel becomes Luxenberg's first openly gay Prime Minister in 2013.
  • The United Nations warns that the world is on course for the warmest year since records began in 2014.
  • Ukraine and Pro-Russian rebels agree to cease fire in the eastern war zone, beginning 09 December 2014.
  • Austria elects liberal independent Alexander Van der Bellen as President, after original vote in May annulled in 2016.
  • New Zealand Prime Minister John Key resigns after 8 years in office in 2016.
  • Tens of thousands march throughout Brazil against a vote to undermine anti-corruption investigations in 2016.
  • Venezuela issues new higher-value notes after currency falls 60% in 1 months against the US dollar in 2016.
  • US Supreme Court allows President Trump's travel ban to come into effect for 6 mostly Muslim countries in 2017.
  • US President Trump scales back Utah National Parks - Bears Ears National Monument (85%), Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument (50%) in 2017.
  • New York's Metropolitan Opera suspends conductor James Levine after allegations of sexual misconduct in 2017.

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