Today in History- 4th January
46 BC Julius Caesar defeats Titus Labienus in the Battle of Ruspina.
1762 Great Britain declares war against Spain and Naples.
1865 The New York Stock Exchange opens its first permanent headquarters Wall Street, New York.
1896 Utah is admitted as the 45th U.S. state.
1948 Burma gets its independence from the Britain.
1951 In the Korean War, China and North Korea capture Seoul.
1959 Luna 1 becomes the first spacecraft to reach the vicinity of the Moon.
2004 Spirit, a NASA Mars rover, lands successfully on Mars.
World's tallest building Burj Khalifa is officially opened.