On this day 4 February

Important Days

World Cancer Day

Important Events

1945 – World War II: The British Indian Army and Imperial Japanese Army begin a series of battles known as the Battle of Pokoku and Irrawaddy River operations.

Birth/Birth Anniversary

1891 – M. A. Ayyangar, Indian lawyer and politician, 2nd Speaker of the Lok Sabha (d. 1978)

1984 – Sandeep Acharya, Indian singer (d. 2013)

Death/ Death Anniversary

1974 – Satyendra Nath Bose, Indian physicist, mathematician, and academic (b. 1894)