4th February

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1998 Earthquake - Afghanistan An earthquake hit northeast Afghanistan, killing an estimated 5,000 people. It measured 6.1 on the Richter scale
1988 Strike - Seamen Thousands of seamen at major British ports continue to strike even though their union has called an end to the action.
1987 Liberace dies American pianist Liberace dies aged 67
1983 Karen Carpenter dies Singer Karen Carpenter dies aged 32
1976 Earthquake - Guatemala and Honduras An earthquake strikes Guatemala and Honduras, killing more than 22,000 people.
1968 Kenya's Asians flee Another 96 Indians and Pakistanis from Kenya arrive in Britain, the latest in a growing exodus of Kenyan Asians fleeing discrimination.
1945 World War 2 - Yalta conference President Franklin D Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and Soviet leader Josef Stalin begin a wartime conference at Yalta.
1902 Charles Lindbergh is born Charles Lindbergh, American aviator, is born.
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