This Day in History on 4 October

The historical events hold a lot of value for aspirants who are sitting for UPSC competitive exams including that of the IAS Exam.

On this page, we will list all historical events that have occurred on 4 October. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.

Important Days

World Animal Day

The beginning of World Space Week (International)

Important Events


Birth/Birth Anniversary

1884 – Ramchandra Shukla, Indian historian and author (d. 1941)


Death/ Death Anniversary

1852 – James Whitcomb, American lawyer and politician, 8th Governor of Indiana (b. 1795)

2015 – Edida Nageswara Rao, Indian director and producer (b. 1934)

Futher Reading

Month-wise This Day in History