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Henry III becomes Holy Roman Emperor. (4. June 1039)

King Charles VI granted a monopoly for the ripening of Roquefort cheese to the people of Roquefort-sur-Soulzon as they had been doing for centuries. (4. June 1411)

Siege of Osaka: Forces under Tokugawa Ieyasu take Osaka Castle in Japan. (4. June 1615)

Battle of Hohenfriedberg: Frederick the Great's Prussian army decisively defeated an Austrian army under Prince Charles Alexander of Lorraine during the War of the Austrian Succession. (4. June 1745)

Great Upheaval: New England planters arrive to claim land in Nova Scotia, Canada, taken from the Acadians. (4. June 1760)

The Montgolfier brothers publicly demonstrate their montgolfière (hot air balloon). (4. June 1783)

Captain George Vancouver claims Puget Sound for the Kingdom of Great Britain. (4. June 1792)

British troops capture Port-au-Prince in Haiti. (4. June 1794)

Grieving over the death of his wife, Marie Clotilde of France, King Charles Emmanuel IV of Sardinia abdicates his throne in favor of his brother, Victor Emmanuel. (4. June 1802)

Following Louisiana's admittance as a U.S. state, the Louisiana Territory is renamed the Missouri Territory. (4. June 1812)

General Lafayette, a French officer in the American Revolutionary War, speaks at what would become Lafayette Square, Buffalo, during his visit to the United States. (4. June 1825)

Major Henry C. Wayne departs New York aboard the USS Supply to procure camels to establish the U.S. Camel Corps. (4. June 1855)

Italian Independence wars: In the Battle of Magenta, the French army, under Louis-Napoleon, defeat the Austrian army. (4. June 1859)

American Civil War: Confederate troops evacuate Fort Pillow on the Mississippi River, leaving the way clear for Union troops to take Memphis, Tennessee. (4. June 1862)

An express train called the Transcontinental Express arrives in San Francisco, California, via the First Transcontinental Railroad only 83 hours and 39 minutes after leaving New York City. (4. June 1876)

Cyprus Convention: The Ottoman Empire cedes Cyprus to the United Kingdom but retains nominal title. (4. June 1878)

Henry Ford completes the Ford Quadricycle, his first gasoline-powered automobile, and gives it a successful test run. (4. June 1896)

Massachusetts becomes the first state of the United States to set a minimum wage. (4. June 1912)

Emily Davison, a suffragette, runs out in front of King George V's horse, Anmer, at the Epsom Derby. She is trampled, never regains consciousness and dies a few days later. (4. June 1913)

World War I: Russia opens the Brusilov Offensive with an artillery barrage of Austro-Hungarian lines in Galicia. (4. June 1916)

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