Historical Events In August - 04
Sunday, 28 February 2021
1984 On this day in history edmon Ryan actor, dies at 79 of a heart attack
1984 On August - 04 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 August - 04 republic of Upper Volta becomes Bourkina Fasso (National Day)
1984 Walter Burke actor, dies at 75 of emphysema on August - 04.
1984 On August - 04 edmond Ryan, actor (Human Monster), dies at 79 of a heart attack
1985 On August - 04 zbynek Vostrak, composer, dies at 65
1987 FCC vote 4-0 to rescind fairness doctrine for broadcasters on August - 04.
1987 On this day in history kenny Price, comedian (Midwestern Hayride, Hee Haw), dies at 56
1988 Congress votes $20,000 to each Japanese-American interned in WW II on this day in history.
1988 Hertz car rental to pay out $23 million in consumer fraud case on this day in history.
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 On August - 04 nikiforos Vrettakos, Greek poet (Hodyne), dies at 80
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 Giovanni Spadolini, Italian historian/journalist, dies at 69 on this day in history.
1995 Dick Bartell, baseball player, dies at 87 on August - 04.
1996 26th Olympic Summer games close in Atlanta, Georgia on this day in history.
1996 Geoff Hamilton, gardner/journalist, dies at 59 on August - 04.
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 August - 04.
2007 The 92nd World Congress of Esperanto is held in Yokohama, Japan on this day in history.
2007 On August - 04 the National Eisteddfod of Wales is held at Mold, Flintshire, Wales.
2007 The Phoenix spacecraft launches toward the Martian north pole on August - 04.
2007 On this day in history 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 Hassan Rouhani is inaugurated as the President of Iran on this day in history.
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 this day in history aldi supermarket withdraws all eggs from sale after chemical fipronil found in eggs from The Netherlands
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 On this day in history 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.