Historical Events In February - 04
Friday, 14 August 2020
1974 On this day in history benzine rationing ends in Netherlands
1974 On this day in history chimpanzee Nim Chimsky signs his first word, at 2˝ months
1974 On February - 04 gas rationing ends in Netherlands
1974 Patricia Hearst (19), daughter of publisher Randolph Hearst kidnapped by Symbionese Liberation Army on this day in history.
1974 On this day in history mihail Andricu, composer, dies at 79
1975 A strong earthquake rocks Guatemala and Honduras, killing more than 22,000 people on February - 04.
1975 In Northeastern China a 7.4 earthquate caused heavy damage and casualties reported in Yingkou-Haicheng area on this day in history.
1976 12th Winter Olympics games opens in Innsbruck, Austria on February - 04.
1976 7.5 earthquake kills 22,778 in Guatemala &Honduras on this day in history.
1976 On this day in history a 7.5 earthquake was centered about 160 kilometers northeast of Guatemala City. Over 23,000 deaths
1976 On February - 04 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1976 On February - 04 edward Benjamin Britten, composer, dies at 62
1977 Fleetwood Mac's "Rumours" released on this day in history.
1977 Wings release "Maybe I'm Amazed" on this day in history.
1978 Bergen Evans, English professor ($64,000 Question), dies at 73 on February - 04.
1980 On February - 04 ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini names Abolhassan Bani-Sadr as president of Iran.
1982 Indoor distance record for a paper airplane (47 meters) Tacoma WA on this day in history.
1982 Suriname premier Chin A Sen flees on February - 04.
1982 Sue Carol, actress (She's My Weakness), dies at 73 of a heart attack on February - 04.
1983 On February - 04 josé Happart becomes mayor of Voeren Belgium
1983 On this day in history pop singer-drummer Karen Carpenter dies in Downey, California, at age 32.
1983 US male Figure Skating championship won by Scott Hamilton on February - 04.
1983 On this day in history jim Ameche, actor (Festival of Stars), dies at 68
1984 Frank Aquilera sets world frisbee distance record (168 meters) Las Vegas on this day in history.
1985 On this day in history 20 countries (but not US) sign UN treaty outlawing torture
1985 Naval exercises canceled when US refuses to tell New Zealand of nuclear weapons on this day in history.
1986 On February - 04 israeli fighters intercept Libyan liner (passenger plane)
1987 On this day in history flamboyant pianist-entertainer Liberace dies at his Palm Springs, California, home at age 67.
1987 President Reagan's veto of Clean Water Act is overridden by Congress on this day in history.
1987 Stars &Stripes beats Australia's Kookaburra 3, sweeps America's Cup on February - 04.
1987 On February - 04 liberace, pianist (Liberace Show, Evil Chandell-Batman), dies at 67
1988 On February - 04 panamanian leader Manuel Noriega indicted on drug charges
1989 On February - 04 dean Jones scores 216 vs West Indies at the Adelaide Oval
1989 On February - 04 kenneth "Jethro" Burns, country singer (Homer & Jethro), dies at 69