Today in History- 4th February
1789 George Washington elected as the president the United States.
1945 Roosevelt, Churchill, and Stalin met at the Yalta Conference.
1948 Sri Lanka gained independence from the British.
1998 An earthquake in northern Afghanistan leaves 4,000 dead.
2003 The Federal Republic of Yugoslavia is officially renamed as Serbia and Montenegro.
2004 Online social networking site Facebook is founded by Mark Zuckerberg.