Today in Sikh History : 4th February
|1764||Khalsa fought against Ruhaliya forces in which Ruhalae lost and left the battle grounds.|
|1853||John Lawrence was appointed the Chief Commissioner of Punjab.|
|1975||As a result of representation made by The Sikh Dharma Brotherhood (USA), the Labor department of US Government exempted the Sikh workers employed in workshops from wearing safety helmet which are required to be worne by all the labourers in carpentary trade and construction (an OSHA program Directive of 1972). The exemption to Sikh employees was granted under the provisions of the Unites States Constitution relating to free exercise of religion.
-Source. History of Sikh Struggles, Vol. 1, By Gurmit Singh, Atlantic Publishers & Distributors, 1989. pp. 65