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Historical Events In August - 04

Sunday, 03 July 2022

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 August - 04.  

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

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

1984  On August - 04 walter Burke actor, dies at 75 of emphysema  

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  On August - 04 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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1992  On this day in history frantisek Tomasek, archbishop of Prague/cardinal, dies at 93  

1993  Bernard Barrow, actor (Louie-Loving, Johnny-Ryan's Hope), dies on August - 04.  

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

1995  On August - 04 dick Bartell, baseball player, dies at 87  

1996  On August - 04 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 August - 04.  

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  On August - 04 the National Eisteddfod of Wales is held at Mold, Flintshire, Wales.  

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

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 this day in history.  

2014  On this day in history hamas and Israel agree to another 72 hour ceasefire  

2017  On this day in history 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 this day in history 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  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.  

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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  Duke Leopold I of Austria (d. 1326) was born on this day in history.  

1502  On this day in history birth of pieter Coecke van Aelst, Flemish painter/carpet designer  

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  Louis Lully, composer was born on August - 04.  

1687  On this day in history 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.  

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

1204  On August - 04 death of boniface of Montferrat, margrave of Montferrat, murdered  

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

1306  On this day in history death of wenceslaus III of Bohemia (b. 1289)  

1338  Death of Thomas of Brotherton, 1st Earl of Norfolk, son of Edward I of England (b. 1300) on this day in history.  

1430  On this day in history philip of Saint-Pol, duke of Brabant/Limburg, dies at 26  

1476  Death of Jacob van Armagnac-Pardiac, French duke of Nemours, beheaded on this day in history.  

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