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September 4 in History

Update: September, 04/2012 - 09:56



Los Angeles is founded by Spanish settlers.


The American expeditionary force in France suffers its first fatalities in World War I.


South Africa and Canada declare war on Germany.


In America's first live coast-to-coast television broadcast, US President Harry Truman addresses the nation from the Japanese peace treaty conference in San Francisco.


United States establishes diplomatic relations with East Germany, the last major western nation to do so.


Representatives of Egypt and Israel sign interim peace agreement in Geneva, Switzerland.


UN Secretary-General Javier Perez de Cuellar says Iran has agreed to negotiate implementation of UN peace plan to end its war with Iraq.


Prime ministers of South and North Korea meet for first time; US President George H W Bush asks Congress to write off Egypt's US$7 billion debt to the United States as a sign of appreciation for help in Gulf War.


New Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shakes the hand of Palestine Liberation Organisation chief Yasser Arafat at a meeting on the Israel-Gaza border to help clear the air of animosity.


A US jet drops 500-pound (225kg) bombs on two tanker trucks hijacked by the Taliban before dawn, triggering a huge explosion that Afghan officials say kills more than 70 people.


Negotiations over the surrender of one of Moammar Gadhafi's remaining strongholds collapse, and Libyan rebels wait for the green light to launch their final attack on the besieged town of Bani Walid. — ap

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