October 4 in history

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October 4 is the date wikileaks.org was registered. Here are other events that took place on the same day in history:

1537 – The first complete English-language Bible (the Matthew Bible) is printed, with translations by William Tyndale and Miles Coverdale.

1822 – The 19th president of the United States, Rutherford B. Hayes, is born in Delaware, Ohio.

1824 – Mexico becomes a republic

1830 Provisional government declares secession of Belgium from Netherlands

1910 – Portugal becomes a republic, King Manuel II flees to England

1922 – Austria gains independence

1963 – Gambia achieves full internal self-government

1966 – Lesotho gains independence from Britain.

2006 – Wikileaks.org is registered but did not publish leaked classified information until December the same year.

2012 – Formula One legend Michael Schumacher retires

2014 –  Former Haitian leader Jean Claude ‘Baby Doc’ Duvalier dies of a heart attack at age 63.

2016 – IEBC commissioners agree to leave office following months of protests and negotiations.

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