The Yalta Conference lasted from February 4th to 11th, where the three chief Allied leaders — US President Franklin D. Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and Soviet Premier Joseph Stalin met at Yalta, Crimea to plan the final defeat and occupation of Nazi Germany, which was to be divided into occupied zones by the US, British, French and Soviet forces.

Other notable events on February 4th:

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In 1861 the Confederate States of America are established after 6 slave states met in Alabama to found the Confederacy.

In 1789, George Washington is elected as the first President of the United States.

Roosevelt, Churchill and Stalin at the Yalta Conference, 1945