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Historical Events In August - 04

Monday, 21 September 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 August - 04.  

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

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  Edmond Ryan, actor (Human Monster), dies at 79 of a heart attack on August - 04.  

1985  Zbynek Vostrak, composer, dies at 65 on August - 04.  

1987  FCC vote 4-0 to rescind fairness doctrine for broadcasters on this day in history.  

1987  Kenny Price, comedian (Midwestern Hayride, Hee Haw), dies at 56 on August - 04.  

1988  On August - 04 congress votes $20,000 to each Japanese-American interned in WW II  

1988  On this day in history 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  European community proposes a boycott of Iraq on August - 04.  

1991  On this day in history nikiforos Vrettakos, Greek poet (Hodyne), dies at 80  

1992  Frantisek Tomasek, archbishop of Prague/cardinal, dies at 93 on this day in history.  

1993  On August - 04 bernard Barrow, actor (Louie-Loving, Johnny-Ryan's Hope), dies  

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  On August - 04 geoff Hamilton, gardner/journalist, dies at 59  

1997  On August - 04 jeanne Calment, world's oldest person (Feb 21 1875), dies at 122  

2007  On this day in history smoking in public places is banned in Slovenia.  

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 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  On August - 04 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  Hamas and Israel agree to another 72 hour ceasefire on this day in history.  

2017  On this day in history rwandan President Paul Kagame wins a third term with 98.63% of the vote  

2017  On August - 04 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 August - 04 president Nicolás Maduro of Venezuela survives an assassination attempt by drone, live on TV  

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  Duke Leopold I of Austria (d. 1326) was born on August - 04.  

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

1521  Pope Urban VII (d. 1590) was born on this day in history.  

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  Johan Willem Friso, prince of Orange/monarch of Nassau-Dietz [OS] was born on August - 04.  

1701  On August - 04 birth of thomas Blackwell, Scottish classical scholar (d. 1757)  

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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 August - 04.  

1113  On this day in history death of gertrude of Saxony (b. 1030)  

1204  On this day in history 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  Death of Wenceslaus III of Bohemia (b. 1289) on this day in history.  

1338  Death of Thomas of Brotherton, 1st Earl of Norfolk, son of Edward I of England (b. 1300) on August - 04.  

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

1476  On August - 04 death of jacob van Armagnac-Pardiac, French duke of Nemours, beheaded  

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