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.