Template:On this day/4 Januar
- 1762 – Great Breetain declares war on Spain, sicweys enterin the Seiven Years' War.
- 1896 – Utah (banner picturt) is admittit as the 45t U.S. state.
- 1948 – Burma gains its unthirldom frae the Unitit Kinrick acomin an independent republic, named the Union o Burma, wi Sao Shwe Thaik as its first Preses an U Nu its first Prime Meenister.
- 1959 – Luna 1 acomes the first spacecraft tae reach the vicinity o the Muin.
- 2010 – The Burj Khalifa, the current tawest biggin in the warld, offeecially opens in Dubai.
Isaac Newton (b. 1643) · Albert Camus (d. 1960) · Erwin Schrödinger (d. 1961)