Today in History- 4th February

International Events:

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.