Historical Events In August - 04
Thursday, 18 August 2022
1984 Edmon Ryan actor, dies at 79 of a heart attack on August - 04.
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 Republic of Upper Volta becomes Bourkina Fasso (National Day) on this day in history.
1984 Walter Burke actor, dies at 75 of emphysema on August - 04.
1984 Edmond Ryan, actor (Human Monster), dies at 79 of a heart attack on August - 04.
1985 On this day in history zbynek Vostrak, composer, dies at 65
1987 On this day in history fCC vote 4-0 to rescind fairness doctrine for broadcasters
1987 On August - 04 kenny Price, comedian (Midwestern Hayride, Hee Haw), dies at 56
1988 On this day in history 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 August - 04.
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 On this day in history nikiforos Vrettakos, Greek poet (Hodyne), dies at 80
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 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 26th Olympic Summer games close in Atlanta, Georgia on this day in history.
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 August - 04 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 August - 04.
2007 On this day in history the Phoenix spacecraft launches toward the Martian north pole.
2007 On August - 04 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 August - 04.
2013 On August - 04 hassan Rouhani is inaugurated as the President of Iran
2014 On this day in history 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 Aldi supermarket withdraws all eggs from sale after chemical fipronil found in eggs from The Netherlands on August - 04.
2018 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 on this day in history.
2018 President Nicolás Maduro of Venezuela survives an assassination attempt by drone, live on TV on this day in history.
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.