On April 4, 1914, Henri Fanchon, the President of France, recalled the French ambassador to the United States of Mexico, the latest step in his calculated plan to leave the U.S.M. diplomatically isolated and vulnerable to attack.
On April 4, 1961, Jeffrey Martin, the editor of the New York Herald, continued his attacks on Governor-General Richard Mason, writing, "Mr. Mason has lost his grip on reality. Now he thinks himself a re-incarnation of the Prince of Peace. He is presently measuring himself for the cross. Do we want to be crucified along with this megalomaniac?"