Historical Events In August - 04
Friday, 03 July 2020
1984 On August - 04 edmon Ryan actor, dies at 79 of a heart attack
1984 Mary Miles Minter silent screen star, dies at 82 of heart failure on this day in history.
1984 On August - 04 prince's "Purple Rain," album goes to #1 & stays #1 for 24 weeks
1984 Republic of Upper Volta becomes Bourkina Fasso (National Day) on August - 04.
1984 On August - 04 walter Burke actor, dies at 75 of emphysema
1984 On this day in history edmond Ryan, actor (Human Monster), dies at 79 of a heart attack
1985 Zbynek Vostrak, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.
1987 On this day in history fCC vote 4-0 to rescind fairness doctrine for broadcasters
1987 Kenny Price, comedian (Midwestern Hayride, Hee Haw), dies at 56 on this day in history.
1988 On August - 04 congress votes $20,000 to each Japanese-American interned in WW II
1988 Hertz car rental to pay out $23 million in consumer fraud case on August - 04.
1988 On August - 04 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 Frantisek Tomasek, archbishop of Prague/cardinal, dies at 93 on August - 04.
1993 Bernard Barrow, actor (Louie-Loving, Johnny-Ryan's Hope), dies on this day in history.
1994 Giovanni Spadolini, Italian historian/journalist, dies at 69 on August - 04.
1995 On August - 04 dick Bartell, baseball player, dies at 87
1996 On this day in history 26th Olympic Summer games close in Atlanta, Georgia
1996 Geoff Hamilton, gardner/journalist, dies at 59 on this day in history.
1997 On August - 04 jeanne Calment, world's oldest person (Feb 21 1875), dies at 122
2007 Smoking in public places is banned in Slovenia on this day in history.
2007 On this day in history the 92nd World Congress of Esperanto is held in Yokohama, Japan.
2007 The National Eisteddfod of Wales is held at Mold, Flintshire, Wales on this day in history.
2007 The Phoenix spacecraft launches toward the Martian north pole on this day in history.
2007 A UK-wide ban on movement of all livestock is in place after foot and mouth disease is found on the Surrey farm on this day in history.
2012 On this day in history 45 people are killed by a suicide bombing in Abyan, Yemen
2013 Hassan Rouhani is inaugurated as the President of Iran on August - 04.
2014 Hamas and Israel agree to another 72 hour ceasefire on August - 04.
2017 Rwandan President Paul Kagame wins a third term with 98.63% of the vote on this day in history.
2017 Aldi supermarket withdraws all eggs from sale after chemical fipronil found in eggs from The Netherlands on August - 04.
2018 On August - 04 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
2018 On this day in history 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 August - 04.