Historical Events In October - 04
Monday, 03 August 2020
1970 George Frederick McKay, composer, dies at 71 on October - 04.
1971 Borden's opens a turn-of-century ice cream parlor at Disney World on October - 04.
1971 Edit Angold, actor (Suspense, Molly, Blue Angel), dies at 76 on this day in history.
1972 On October - 04 colin Gordon, actor (John-Baron), dies at 61
1974 John Lennon releases "Walls & Bridges" album on October - 04.
1974 On October - 04 anne Sexton, US poetess (Pulitzer 1967), dies at 45
1975 On this day in history joan Whitney Payson, owner of New York Mets, dies at 72
1976 Agriculture Secretary Earl Butz resigns due to telling a racial joke on this day in history.
1976 On October - 04 tV audiences watched as Barbara Walters joined Harry Reasoner at the anchor desk of the ABC Evening News for the first time
1976 On October - 04 alexander Gray, singer (This is Music), dies at 74
1977 On this day in history pier 39 opens in SF
1978 Funeral services held for Pope John Paul I on this day in history.
1979 On this day in history christina Spierenburg, Dutch singer, dies at 56
1981 Olympic star Bruce Jenner added the title of actor to his resume. He joined singer Harry Belafonte in their first dramatic roles on NBC-TV’ s Grambling’ s White Tiger on this day in history.
1982 Ahmad H al-Bakr, Iraqi fieldmarshal/president/premier, dies on October - 04.
1983 On this day in history richard Noble reaches record 1019 kph in jet-powered car
1984 There it goes! It could be, it might be, it’ s..." A sad day for long-suffering Chicago Cubs fans. Chicago lost to the Padres 7-1 in the National League Championship Series. 1986 Oct 04, Dan Rather, of The CBS Evening News, was mugged by two men in New York City on this day in history.
1984 US govt closes down due to budget problems on October - 04.
1985 Henry G Perry completes 157 day, 14,021 mile bicycle tour of Australia on October - 04.
1985 On October - 04 shite Muslims claim to have killed hostage William Buckley
1988 Pillsbury stock soars $18.37 to $57.37 on takeover bid on this day in history.
1989 Graham Chapman, comedian (Monty Python), dies of cancer at 48 on October - 04.
1990 On October - 04 regional elections held, in what was East Germany
1990 On this day in history avis Bunnage, actor (Loneliness of Long Distance Runner), dies at 67
1991 On this day in history nHL NY Rangers trade Bernie Nichols to Edmonton for Mark Messier
1991 On this day in history leonard C Odell, wrote 7,000 Burma Shave poems, dies at 83
1992 Itzhak Fuks, El Al captain, crashes in Bijlmer Netherlands on this day in history.
1993 On this day in history fran Carlon, dies of cancer at 80
1994 Bill Challis, arranger/Pianist, dies at 90 on October - 04.
1995 Peter Nicholson Gunn, writer, dies at 81 on this day in history.
1996 Martyn Harris, journalist, dies at 43 on this day in history.
2005 Birth of Prince Emmanuel of Belgium, son of Crown Prince Philippe of Belgium on this day in history.
2005 On October - 04 hurricane Stan hits Mexico and Central America killing over 1,620 people.
2006 The Dow Industrial Average closes above 11,800 for the first time rising 123.27 points, or 1.05%, finishing at 11,850.61 on this day in history.