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June 4th holds a special place on the calendar as a day that celebrates the simple pleasures of life—a time to show affection, savor flavor, and revel in joy. This day offers a variety of festivities that cater to different passions and interests.

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Interesting Facts of June 4th

  1. 1. The Montgolfier brothers demonstrated their unmanned hot air balloon in Annonay, France on June 4, 1783. This event marked the first public demonstration of this kind of flight and paved the way for the age of aviation.
  2. 2. The Battle of Midway began on June 4, 1942 during World War II. This pivotal battle saw the United States Navy decisively defeat an attacking fleet of the Japanese Imperial Navy near Midway Atoll. The victory became a turning point in the Pacific Theater of World War II.
  3. 3. The U.S. Congress passed the 19th Amendment on June 4, 1919, granting women the right to vote. The Amendment was ratified on August 18, 1920, after Tennessee became the 36th state to approve it, securing the necessary two-thirds majority.
  4. 4. King George III of the United Kingdom was born on June 4, 1738. He is well-known for being the monarch during the period of the American Revolutionary War and for his episodes of mental illness, which later led to the Regency era with his son acting as Prince Regent.