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Historical Events In August - 04

Monday, 20 September 2021

1984  Edmon Ryan actor, dies at 79 of a heart attack on August - 04.  

1984  On this day in history mary Miles Minter silent screen star, dies at 82 of heart failure  

1984  On this day in history prince's "Purple Rain," album goes to #1 & stays #1 for 24 weeks  

1984  On this day in history republic of Upper Volta becomes Bourkina Fasso (National Day)  

1984  On this day in history walter Burke actor, dies at 75 of emphysema  

1984  Edmond Ryan, actor (Human Monster), dies at 79 of a heart attack on August - 04.  

1985  Zbynek Vostrak, composer, dies at 65 on August - 04.  

1987  FCC vote 4-0 to rescind fairness doctrine for broadcasters on August - 04.  

1987  Kenny Price, comedian (Midwestern Hayride, Hee Haw), dies at 56 on August - 04.  

1988  On this day in history congress votes $20,000 to each Japanese-American interned in WW II  

1988  On August - 04 hertz car rental to pay out $23 million in consumer fraud case  

1988  On this day in history hertz car rental will pay out $23 million in consumer fraud case  

1990  European community proposes a boycott of Iraq on August - 04.  

1991  Nikiforos Vrettakos, Greek poet (Hodyne), dies at 80 on August - 04.  

1992  On August - 04 frantisek Tomasek, archbishop of Prague/cardinal, dies at 93  

1993  Bernard Barrow, actor (Louie-Loving, Johnny-Ryan's Hope), dies on this day in history.  

1994  On August - 04 giovanni Spadolini, Italian historian/journalist, dies at 69  

1995  Dick Bartell, baseball player, dies at 87 on August - 04.  

1996  On this day in history 26th Olympic Summer games close in Atlanta, Georgia  

1996  On August - 04 geoff Hamilton, gardner/journalist, dies at 59  

1997  Jeanne Calment, world's oldest person (Feb 21 1875), dies at 122 on this day in history.  

2007  Smoking in public places is banned in Slovenia on this day in history.  

2007  On August - 04 the 92nd World Congress of Esperanto is held in Yokohama, Japan.  

2007  The National Eisteddfod of Wales is held at Mold, Flintshire, Wales on August - 04.  

2007  The Phoenix spacecraft launches toward the Martian north pole on August - 04.  

2007  On August - 04 a UK-wide ban on movement of all livestock is in place after foot and mouth disease is found on the Surrey farm.  

2012  45 people are killed by a suicide bombing in Abyan, Yemen on this day in history.  

2013  On this day in history hassan Rouhani is inaugurated as the President of Iran  

2014  On August - 04 hamas and Israel agree to another 72 hour ceasefire  

2017  Rwandan President Paul Kagame wins a third term with 98.63% of the vote on August - 04.  

2017  On August - 04 aldi supermarket withdraws all eggs from sale after chemical fipronil found in eggs from The Netherlands  

2018  Super Rugby Final, AMI Stadium, Christchurch: Canterbury Crusaders successfully defend title with 37-18 home win against the Lions from Johannesburg; Crusaders' 9th SR title on this day in history.  

2018  On August - 04 president Nicolás Maduro of Venezuela survives an assassination attempt by drone, live on TV  

2019  Cairo bombing: A car crashes into three other cars causing an explosion outside the National Cancer Institute Egypt in Cairo, Egypt, killing at least 20 people and injuring 47 others on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 04

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1222  Richard de Clare, 6th Earl of Hertford, English soldier (d. 1262) was born on August - 04.  

1290  Duke Leopold I of Austria (d. 1326) was born on August - 04.  

1502  Pieter Coecke van Aelst, Flemish painter/carpet designer was born on August - 04.  

1521  On August - 04 birth of pope Urban VII (d. 1590)  

1604  François Hédelin, abbé d'Aubignac, French writer (d. 1676) was born on August - 04.  

1664  On August - 04 birth of louis Lully, composer  

1687  Johan Willem Friso, prince of Orange/monarch of Nassau-Dietz [OS] was born on this day in history.  

1701  On August - 04 birth of thomas Blackwell, Scottish classical scholar (d. 1757)  

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Famous Deaths In August - 04

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1060  Henry I, King of France (1027..60), dies at 52 on this day in history.  

1113  On August - 04 death of gertrude of Saxony (b. 1030)  

1204  Death of Boniface of Montferrat, margrave of Montferrat, murdered on this day in history.  

1265  On this day in history simon de Montfort, English earl of Leicester, dies in battle  

1306  Death of Wenceslaus III of Bohemia (b. 1289) on this day in history.  

1338  Death of Thomas of Brotherton, 1st Earl of Norfolk, son of Edward I of England (b. 1300) on August - 04.  

1430  Philip of Saint-Pol, duke of Brabant/Limburg, dies at 26 on August - 04.  

1476  On August - 04 death of jacob van Armagnac-Pardiac, French duke of Nemours, beheaded  

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