This Day in History on 4 July

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 July. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.

Important Days

The first evening of Dree Festival, celebrated until July 7 (Apatani people, Arunachal Pradesh, India)

Important Events

1947 – The “Indian Independence Bill” is presented before the British House of Commons, proposing the independence of the Provinces of British India into two sovereign countries: India and Pakistan.

Birth/Birth Anniversary

1897 – Alluri Sitarama Raju, Indian activist (d. 1924)

1898 – Gulzarilal Nanda, Indian politician (d. 1998)

1954 – Devendra Kumar Joshi, 21st Chief of Naval Staff of the Indian Navy

1983 – Amol Rajan, Indian-English journalist

Death/ Death Anniversary

1902 – Vivekananda, Indian monk and saint (b. 1863)

1963 – Pingali Venkayya, Indian activist, designed the Flag of India (b. 1876)

2012 – Hiren Bhattacharyya, Indian poet and author (b. 1932)

Futher Reading

Month-wise This Day in History