On This Day

Historical Events on January 4 (Part 2)

COVID-19 Pandemic

2021 Prime Minister Boris Johnson announces new national lockdown for England following Scotland, as COVID-19 variant spreads rapidly with hospitalizations now higher than the first wave

  • 2022 Canadian government announces US$31.5 billion settlement to fix and compensate for Indigenous child welfare system, largest in its history [1]
  • 2022 Toyota becomes the first foreign automaker to top US sales, beating GM in 2021, partly due to supply issues [1]