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Historical Events In August - 04

Friday, 14 May 2021

1984  On this day in history 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  Prince's "Purple Rain," album goes to #1 & stays #1 for 24 weeks on August - 04.  

1984  Republic of Upper Volta becomes Bourkina Fasso (National Day) on August - 04.  

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  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  Congress votes $20,000 to each Japanese-American interned in WW II on this day in history.  

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

1988  Hertz car rental will pay out $23 million in consumer fraud case on August - 04.  

1990  On this day in history european community proposes a boycott of Iraq  

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 August - 04.  

1995  On this day in history dick Bartell, baseball player, dies at 87  

1996  On August - 04 26th Olympic Summer games close in Atlanta, Georgia  

1996  On this day in history geoff Hamilton, gardner/journalist, dies at 59  

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

2007  On August - 04 smoking in public places is banned in Slovenia.  

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

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  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 August - 04 45 people are killed by a suicide bombing in Abyan, Yemen  

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  On August - 04 rwandan President Paul Kagame wins a third term with 98.63% of the vote  

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  President Nicolás Maduro of Venezuela survives an assassination attempt by drone, live on TV on August - 04.  

2019  On August - 04 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.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 04

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1222  On August - 04 birth of richard de Clare, 6th Earl of Hertford, English soldier (d. 1262)  

1290  On August - 04 birth of duke Leopold I of Austria (d. 1326)  

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  On this day in history birth of françois Hédelin, abbé d'Aubignac, French writer (d. 1676)  

1664  On August - 04 birth of louis Lully, composer  

1687  On August - 04 birth of johan Willem Friso, prince of Orange/monarch of Nassau-Dietz [OS]  

1701  Thomas Blackwell, Scottish classical scholar (d. 1757) was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In August - 04

Famous People Died On This Day In History

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

1113  Death of Gertrude of Saxony (b. 1030) on August - 04.  

1204  Death of Boniface of Montferrat, margrave of Montferrat, murdered on August - 04.  

1265  Simon de Montfort, English earl of Leicester, dies in battle on this day in history.  

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

1338  On August - 04 death of thomas of Brotherton, 1st Earl of Norfolk, son of Edward I of England (b. 1300)  

1430  On August - 04 philip of Saint-Pol, duke of Brabant/Limburg, dies at 26  

1476  Death of Jacob van Armagnac-Pardiac, French duke of Nemours, beheaded on August - 04.  

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