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April 4th, 2008 (April 04 2008)EventThe raid on the FLDS owned ranch called the YFZ Ranch in Texas, 401 children were taken into custody. 133 woman were taken into state custody also, the total number of woman and children is 534.
April 4th, 2008 (April 04 2008)DeathFrancis Tucker, South African Rally Driver (born in 1923)
April 4th, 2007 (April 04 2007)Event15 British Royal Navy personnel held in Iran are released by the Iranian President.
April 4th, 2007 (April 04 2007)DeathBob Clark, American film director (born in 1941)
April 4th, 2007 (April 04 2007)DeathTerry Hall, English ventriloquist (born in 1927)
April 4th, 2005 (April 04 2005)DeathEdward Bronfman, Canadian businessman (born in 1924)
April 4th, 2005 (April 04 2005)DeathPope John Paul II, Polish Roman Catholic Pope (born in 1920)
April 4th, 2004 (April 04 2004)DeathAlberic Schotte, Belgian cyclist (born in 1919)
April 4th, 2004 (April 04 2004)DeathCasey Sheehan, American soldier, son of Cindy Sheehan (born in 1979)
April 4th, 2003 (April 04 2003)DeathAnthony Caruso, American actor (born in 1916)
April 4th, 2003 (April 04 2003)DeathResortes, Mexican comedian (born in 1916)
April 4th, 2002 (April 04 2002)EventThe Angolan government and UNITA rebels sign a peace treaty ending the Angolan Civil War.
April 4th, 2002 (April 04 2002)DeathHarry L. O Connor, Czech film stuntman
April 4th, 2001 (April 04 2001)DeathEd "Big Daddy" Roth, American custom car designer (born in 1932)
April 4th, 1999 (April 04 1999)DeathFaith Domergue, American actor (born in 1924)
April 4th, 1999 (April 04 1999)DeathEarly Wynn, American baseball player (born in 1920)
April 4th, 1996 (April 04 1996)EventComet Hyakutake was imaged by the USA Asteroid Orbiter Near Earth Asteroid Rendezvous.
April 4th, 1996 (April 04 1996)DeathBarney Ewell, American athlete (born in 1918)
April 4th, 1996 (April 04 1996)DeathLarry LaPrise, American songwriter (born in 1913)
April 4th, 1995 (April 04 1995)DeathKenny Everett, British radio DJ and television entertainer (born in 1944)
April 4th, 1995 (April 04 1995)DeathPriscilla Lane, American singer and actress (born in 1915)
April 4th, 1994 (April 04 1994)EventMarc Andreessen and Jim Clark found Netscape Communications Corporation under the name "Mosaic Communications Corporation".
April 4th, 1994 (April 04 1994)BirthRisako Sugaya, Japanese singer
April 4th, 1993 (April 04 1993)DeathAlfred Butts, American architect and inventor (Scrabble) (born in 1899)
April 4th, 1992 (April 04 1992)BirthAlexa Nikolas, American actress
April 4th, 1992 (April 04 1992)DeathYvette Brind Amour, French Canadian stage actress and artistic director (born in 1918)
April 4th, 1992 (April 04 1992)DeathArthur Russell, American cellist (born in 1951)
April 4th, 1991 (April 04 1991)EventSenator John Heinz of Pennsylvania and six others are killed when a helicopter collides with their plane over an elementary school in Merion, Pennsylvania.
April 4th, 1991 (April 04 1991)BirthJamie Lynn Spears, American actress
April 4th, 1991 (April 04 1991)DeathEdmund Adamkiewicz, German footballer (born in 1920)
April 4th, 1991 (April 04 1991)DeathMax Frisch, Swiss writer (born in 1911)
April 4th, 1991 (April 04 1991)DeathH. John Heinz III, U.S. Senator (born in 1938)
April 4th, 1991 (April 04 1991)DeathForrest Towns, American hurdler (born in 1914)
April 4th, 1988 (April 04 1988)EventGovernor Evan Mecham of Arizona is convicted in his impeachment trial and removed from office.Evan Mecham Quotes
April 4th, 1988 (April 04 1988)BirthFrank Fielding, English footballer
April 4th, 1987 (April 04 1987)BirthDevon Anderson, English actor Devo Quotes
April 4th, 1987 (April 04 1987)BirthSarah Gadon, Canadian actress
April 4th, 1987 (April 04 1987)BirthCameron Maybin, American baseball player
April 4th, 1987 (April 04 1987)DeathC.L. Moore, American writer (born in 1911)
April 4th, 1987 (April 04 1987)DeathChogyam Trungpa, Tibetan Buddhist master (born in 1939)
April 4th, 1986 (April 04 1986)BirthAiden McGeady, Republic of Ireland and Celtic footballer,
April 4th, 1986 (April 04 1986)BirthCameron Barker, Professional ice hockey player
April 4th, 1985 (April 04 1985)DeathKate Roberts, Welsh nationalist and writer (born in 1891)
April 4th, 1984 (April 04 1984)EventPresident Ronald Reagan calls for an international ban on chemical weapons.Ronald Reagan Quotes
April 4th, 1984 (April 04 1984)BirthArkady Vyatchanin, Russian swimmer
April 4th, 1984 (April 04 1984)DeathOleg Antonov, Soviet airplane engineer (born in 1906)
April 4th, 1983 (April 04 1983)EventSpace Shuttle Challenger makes its maiden voyage into space (STS-6).
April 4th, 1983 (April 04 1983)BirthFabian Geiser, Swiss footballer
April 4th, 1983 (April 04 1983)BirthDoug Lynch, Canadian ice hockey player
April 4th, 1983 (April 04 1983)BirthAngelle Tymon, American journalist and TV game show host
April 4th, 1983 (April 04 1983)BirthBen Gordon, American professional basketball player
April 4th, 1983 (April 04 1983)DeathGloria Swanson, American actress (born in 1897)
April 4th, 1980 (April 04 1980)BirthJohnny Borrell, English singer (Razorlight)
April 4th, 1980 (April 04 1980)BirthTrevor Moore, American comedian
April 4th, 1980 (April 04 1980)BirthBjorn Wirdheim, Swedish race car driver
April 4th, 1980 (April 04 1980)DeathRed Sovine, American country music singer (born in 1917)
April 4th, 1979 (April 04 1979)EventPresident Zulfikar Ali Bhutto of Pakistan is executed.
April 4th, 1979 (April 04 1979)BirthHeath Ledger, Australian/American Actor. (d.2008)Heath Ledger Quotes
April 4th, 1979 (April 04 1979)BirthRoberto Luongo, Canadian ice hockey goaltender
April 4th, 1979 (April 04 1979)BirthNatasha Lyonne, American actress
April 4th, 1979 (April 04 1979)DeathZulfikar Ali Bhutto, President and Prime Minister of Pakistan (born in 1928)
April 4th, 1979 (April 04 1979)DeathEdgar Buchanan, American actor (born in 1903)
April 4th, 1978 (April 04 1978)BirthJason Ellison, American baseball player
April 4th, 1978 (April 04 1978)BirthLemar, English R n B singer
April 4th, 1978 (April 04 1978)BirthAlan Mahon, Irish footballer
April 4th, 1978 (April 04 1978)BirthSam Moran, Australian entertainer
April 4th, 1978 (April 04 1978)BirthIrene Skliva, Greek 1996 Miss World winner
April 4th, 1978 (April 04 1978)BirthAska Yang, Taiwanese singer
April 4th, 1977 (April 04 1977)BirthAdam Dutkiewicz, American guitarist and producer(Killswitch Engage)
April 4th, 1977 (April 04 1977)BirthStephen Mulhern, British magician, CITV Presenter
April 4th, 1977 (April 04 1977)BirthOmarr Ali Hasan Smith, American Arena Football League defensive back
April 4th, 1976 (April 04 1976)EventPrince Norodom Sihanouk resigns as leader of Cambodia and is placed under house arrest.
April 4th, 1976 (April 04 1976)BirthEmerson, Brazilian footballer
April 4th, 1976 (April 04 1976)DeathHarry Nyquist, Swedish contributor to information theory (born in 1889)
April 4th, 1975 (April 04 1975)EventMicrosoft is founded as a partnership between Bill Gates and Paul Allen.Bill Gates Quotes
April 4th, 1975 (April 04 1975)EventVietnam War: Operation Baby LiftA United States Air Force C-5A Galaxy crashes near Saigon, South Vietnam shortly after takeoff, transporting orphans172 die.
April 4th, 1975 (April 04 1975)BirthDelphine Arnault, French businesswoman
April 4th, 1975 (April 04 1975)BirthThobias Fredriksson, Swedish cross-country skier
April 4th, 1975 (April 04 1975)BirthPamela Ribon, American author, actress
April 4th, 1975 (April 04 1975)BirthScott Rolen, American baseball player
April 4th, 1974 (April 04 1974)BirthDave Mirra, American athlete
April 4th, 1973 (April 04 1973)EventThe World Trade Center in New York is officially dedicated.
April 4th, 1973 (April 04 1973)BirthDavid Blaine, American illusionist
April 4th, 1973 (April 04 1973)BirthChris McCormack, Australian triathlete
April 4th, 1973 (April 04 1973)BirthLoris Capirossi, Italian motorcycle racer
April 4th, 1972 (April 04 1972)BirthJill Scott, American soul singer
April 4th, 1972 (April 04 1972)BirthMagnus Sveningsson, Swedish musician (The Cardigans)
April 4th, 1972 (April 04 1972)DeathAdam Clayton Powell Jr., American politician (born in 1908)
April 4th, 1972 (April 04 1972)DeathStefan Wolpe, German composer (born in 1902)
April 4th, 1971 (April 04 1971)BirthYanic Perreault, Canadian ice hockey player
April 4th, 1971 (April 04 1971)BirthJosh Todd, American lead singer of rock band Buckcherry
April 4th, 1971 (April 04 1971)BirthJohn Zandig, American professional wrestler
April 4th, 1970 (April 04 1970)BirthBarry Pepper, Canadian actor
April 4th, 1970 (April 04 1970)BirthMichael Schwartz, American turntablist, known as Mix Master Mike, DJ for the Beastie Boys
April 4th, 1969 (April 04 1969)EventDr. Denton Cooley implants the first temporary artificial heart.
April 4th, 1968 (April 04 1968)EventMartin Luther King, Jr. is assassinated by James Earl Ray at a motel in Memphis, Tennessee.Martin Luther Quotes
April 4th, 1968 (April 04 1968)EventApollo program: NASA launches Apollo 6.
April 4th, 1968 (April 04 1968)EventAEK Athens BC becomes the first Greek team to win the European Basketball Cup.
April 4th, 1968 (April 04 1968)BirthJennifer Lynch, American director
April 4th, 1968 (April 04 1968)DeathMartin Luther King, Jr., American civil rights activist, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (born in 1929)Martin Luther Quotes
April 4th, 1967 (April 04 1967)EventMartin Luther King, Jr. delivers his "Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence" speech in New York City s Riverside Church.Martin Luther Quotes
April 4th, 1967 (April 04 1967)DeathHector Scarone, Uruguayan footballer (born in 1898)
April 4th, 1967 (April 04 1967)DeathAl Lewis, American songwriter (born in 1901)
April 4th, 1966 (April 04 1966)BirthNancy McKeon, American actor
April 4th, 1965 (April 04 1965)EventThe first model of the new Saab Viggen fighter aircraft plane is unveiled.
April 4th, 1965 (April 04 1965)BirthRobert Downey Jr., American actor
April 4th, 1964 (April 04 1964)EventThe Beatles occupy the top five positions on the Billboard Hot 100 pop chart.
April 4th, 1964 (April 04 1964)BirthBranco, Brazilian footballer and coach
April 4th, 1964 (April 04 1964)BirthDavid Cross, American actor and comedian
April 4th, 1964 (April 04 1964)BirthRobbie Rist, American actor
April 4th, 1963 (April 04 1963)BirthDale Hawerchuk, Canadian ice hockey player
April 4th, 1963 (April 04 1963)BirthGraham Norton, Irish talk show host
April 4th, 1962 (April 04 1962)BirthCraig Adams, English musician(The Sisters of Mercy, Mission UK)
April 4th, 1962 (April 04 1962)DeathJames Hanratty, executed at Bedford Prison, England, for the murder of Michael Gregsten (born in 1936)
April 4th, 1961 (April 04 1961)DeathSimion Stoilow, Romanian mathematician (born in 1873)
April 4th, 1960 (April 04 1960)EventSenegal independence day.
April 4th, 1960 (April 04 1960)BirthJane Eaglin, English soprano
April 4th, 1960 (April 04 1960)BirthHugo Weaving, Nigerian-born English-Australian actor
April 4th, 1958 (April 04 1958)EventThe CND Peace Symbol displayed in public for the first time in London.
April 4th, 1958 (April 04 1958)BirthCazuza, Brazilian poet, singer and composer (died in 1990)
April 4th, 1958 (April 04 1958)BirthMary-Margaret Humes, American actress
April 4th, 1958 (April 04 1958)DeathJohnny Stompanato, American organized crime figure (born in 1925)Tom Ze Quotes
April 4th, 1957 (April 04 1957)BirthAli El Haggar, Egyptian singer and actor
April 4th, 1957 (April 04 1957)BirthAki Kaurismaki, Finnish film director
April 4th, 1957 (April 04 1957)BirthGraeme Kelling, Scottish musician (Deacon Blue) (died in 2004)
April 4th, 1957 (April 04 1957)BirthKelso, American racehorse (died in 1983)
April 4th, 1957 (April 04 1957)BirthNobuyoshi Kuwano, Japanese musician (Rats & Star)
April 4th, 1957 (April 04 1957)DeathE. Herbert Norman, Canadian diplomat (born in 1909)
April 4th, 1956 (April 04 1956)BirthTom Herr, American baseball player
April 4th, 1956 (April 04 1956)BirthDavid E. Kelley, American writer and TV producer
April 4th, 1953 (April 04 1953)BirthRobert Bertrand, Canadian politician
April 4th, 1953 (April 04 1953)BirthSammy Wilson, Northern Irish politician
April 4th, 1953 (April 04 1953)DeathKing Carol II of Romania (born in 1893)
April 4th, 1952 (April 04 1952)BirthRosemarie Ackermann, German athlete
April 4th, 1952 (April 04 1952)BirthPat Burns, Canadian ice hockey coach
April 4th, 1952 (April 04 1952)BirthGary Moore, Irish guitarist (Thin Lizzy)
April 4th, 1952 (April 04 1952)BirthGregg Hansford, Australian motorcycle and car racer (died in 1995)
April 4th, 1951 (April 04 1951)BirthJohn Hannah, American football player
April 4th, 1951 (April 04 1951)BirthHun Sen, Prime Minister of Cambodia
April 4th, 1951 (April 04 1951)DeathAl Christie, Canadian film director and producer (born in 1881)
April 4th, 1951 (April 04 1951)DeathGeorge Albert Smith, President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the LDS or Mormon Church) (born in 1870) Jesus Christ Quotes
April 4th, 1950 (April 04 1950)BirthChristine Lahti, American actress
April 4th, 1949 (April 04 1949)EventTwelve nations sign the North Atlantic Treaty creating the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation.
April 4th, 1949 (April 04 1949)BirthJunior Braithwaite, Jamaican singer (The Wailers) (died in 1999)
April 4th, 1949 (April 04 1949)BirthShing-Tung Yau, Chinese mathematician
April 4th, 1948 (April 04 1948)BirthMichael Blassie, U.S. Air Force officer (died in 1972)
April 4th, 1948 (April 04 1948)BirthBerry Oakley, American bassist (The Allman Brothers Band) (died in 1972)
April 4th, 1948 (April 04 1948)BirthAbdullah Ocalan, leader of the Kurdistan Workers Party
April 4th, 1948 (April 04 1948)BirthDan Simmons, American writer
April 4th, 1948 (April 04 1948)BirthDerek Thompson, Northern Irish actor
April 4th, 1947 (April 04 1947)BirthRay Fosse, American baseball player and broadcaster
April 4th, 1947 (April 04 1947)BirthLuke Halpin, American actor
April 4th, 1947 (April 04 1947)BirthWiranto, Indonesian general
April 4th, 1947 (April 04 1947)DeathWilliam O Donnell, Irish politician (b. ?)
April 4th, 1946 (April 04 1946)BirthDave Hill, English guitarist (Slade)
April 4th, 1946 (April 04 1946)BirthKatsuaki Sato, Japanese martial artist Martial Quotes
April 4th, 1945 (April 04 1945)EventWorld War II: American troops liberate Ohrdruf forced labor camp in Germany.
April 4th, 1945 (April 04 1945)EventWorld War II: Soviet Army takes control of Hungary.
April 4th, 1945 (April 04 1945)BirthDaniel Cohn-Bendit, French political activist
April 4th, 1945 (April 04 1945)BirthCaroline McWilliams, American actress
April 4th, 1944 (April 04 1944)BirthMagda Aelvoet, Belgian politician
April 4th, 1944 (April 04 1944)BirthCraig T. Nelson, American actor
April 4th, 1942 (April 04 1942)BirthJim Fregosi, American baseball player and manager
April 4th, 1942 (April 04 1942)BirthKitty Kelley, American writer
April 4th, 1940 (April 04 1940)BirthRichard Attwood, British racing driver
April 4th, 1940 (April 04 1940)BirthSharon Sheeley, American songwriter
April 4th, 1939 (April 04 1939)EventFaisal II becomes King of Iraq.
April 4th, 1939 (April 04 1939)BirthJoAnne Carner, American golfer
April 4th, 1939 (April 04 1939)BirthMajor Lance, American singer (died in 1994)
April 4th, 1939 (April 04 1939)BirthHugh Masekela, South African musician
April 4th, 1938 (April 04 1938)BirthA. Bartlett Giamatti, American university president and Commissioner of Baseball (died in 1989)
April 4th, 1933 (April 04 1933)BirthBill France, Jr., NASCAR pioneer (died in 2007)
April 4th, 1932 (April 04 1932)BirthClive Davis, American record producer
April 4th, 1932 (April 04 1932)BirthEstelle Harris, American actress
April 4th, 1932 (April 04 1932)BirthRichard Lugar, American politician
April 4th, 1932 (April 04 1932)BirthAnthony Perkins, American actor (died in 1992)
April 4th, 1932 (April 04 1932)BirthAndrei Tarkovsky, Soviet film director (died in 1986)
April 4th, 1932 (April 04 1932)DeathWilhelm Ostwald, German chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (born in 1853)
April 4th, 1931 (April 04 1931)BirthBobby Ray Inman, American admiral and intelligence director
April 4th, 1931 (April 04 1931)DeathAndre Michelin, French industrialist (born in 1853)
April 4th, 1930 (April 04 1930)EventThe Communist Party of Panama is founded.
April 4th, 1929 (April 04 1929)DeathKarl Benz, German engine designer, inventor, and automobile engineer (born in 1844)
April 4th, 1928 (April 04 1928)BirthMaya Angelou, American writerMaya Angelou Quotes
April 4th, 1925 (April 04 1925)BirthClaude Wagner, French-Canadian politician and judge (died in 1979)
April 4th, 1925 (April 04 1925)BirthEmmett Williams, American poet (died in 2007)
April 4th, 1924 (April 04 1924)BirthGil Hodges, American baseball player and manager (died in 1972)
April 4th, 1923 (April 04 1923)DeathJohn Venn, British mathematician (born in 1834)
April 4th, 1922 (April 04 1922)BirthElmer Bernstein, American composer (died in 2004)
April 4th, 1920 (April 04 1920)BirthEric Rohmer, French film director
April 4th, 1919 (April 04 1919)DeathWilliam Crookes, English chemist and physicist (born in 1832)
April 4th, 1918 (April 04 1918)EventWorld War I: Second Battle of the Somme ends.
April 4th, 1918 (April 04 1918)BirthGeorge Jellicoe, 2nd Earl Jellicoe (died in 2007)
April 4th, 1916 (April 04 1916)BirthNikola Ljubicic, Yugoslav general, Serbian communist politician (died in 2005)
April 4th, 1916 (April 04 1916)BirthMickey Owen, American baseball player (died in 2005)
April 4th, 1916 (April 04 1916)BirthDavid White, American actor (died in 1990)
April 4th, 1915 (April 04 1915)BirthMuddy Waters, American musician (died in 1983)
April 4th, 1914 (April 04 1914)BirthMarguerite Duras, French writer (died in 1996)Marguerite Duras Quotes
April 4th, 1913 (April 04 1913)EventThe Greek aviator Emmanuel Argyropoulos becomes the first pilot victim of the Hellenic Air Force when his plane crashes.
April 4th, 1913 (April 04 1913)BirthFrances Langford, American actress (died in 2005)
April 4th, 1913 (April 04 1913)BirthJules Leger, Quebec diplomat and Governor general of Canada (died in 1980)
April 4th, 1911 (April 04 1911)BirthMax Dupain, Australian photographer (died in 1992)
April 4th, 1908 (April 04 1908)BirthErnestine Gilbreth Carey, American memoirist (Cheaper by the Dozen) (died in 2006)
April 4th, 1906 (April 04 1906)BirthBea Benaderet, American actress (died in 1968)
April 4th, 1906 (April 04 1906)BirthJohn Cameron Swayze, American journalist (died in 1995)
April 4th, 1905 (April 04 1905)EventIn India, an earthquake near Kangra kills 20,000.
April 4th, 1905 (April 04 1905)BirthEugene Bozza, French modern composer (died in 1991)
April 4th, 1902 (April 04 1902)BirthLouise Leveque de Vilmorin, French actress (died in 1969)
April 4th, 1902 (April 04 1902)BirthStanley G. Weinbaum, American science-fiction author (died in 1935)
April 4th, 1898 (April 04 1898)BirthAgnes Ayres, American actress (died in 1940)
April 4th, 1897 (April 04 1897)BirthPierre Fresnay, French stage and film actor (died in 1975)
April 4th, 1896 (April 04 1896)BirthRobert E. Sherwood, American playwright (died in 1955)
April 4th, 1895 (April 04 1895)BirthArthur Murray, American dance teacher (died in 1991)
April 4th, 1890 (April 04 1890)DeathPierre-Joseph-Olivier Chauveau, Quebec politician (born in 1820)
April 4th, 1890 (April 04 1890)DeathEdmond Hebert, French geologist (born in 1812)
April 4th, 1888 (April 04 1888)BirthTris Speaker, American baseball player (died in 1958)
April 4th, 1888 (April 04 1888)BirthZdzislaw Zygulski, Sr., Polish literary historian (died in 1975)
April 4th, 1887 (April 04 1887)EventArgonia, Kansas elects Susanna M. Salter as the first female mayor in the United States.
April 4th, 1884 (April 04 1884)BirthIsoroku Yamamoto, Japanese naval commander (died in 1943)Isoroku Yamamoto Quotes
April 4th, 1884 (April 04 1884)DeathMarie Bashkirtseff, Russian artist and diarist (born in 1860)
April 4th, 1883 (April 04 1883)DeathPeter Cooper, American industrialist, inventor and philanthropist (born in 1791)
April 4th, 1882 (April 04 1882)BirthKurt von Schleicher, Chancellor of Germany (died in 1934)
April 4th, 1879 (April 04 1879)DeathHeinrich Wilhelm Dove, German physicist (born in 1803)
April 4th, 1878 (April 04 1878)DeathRichard Brewer, American gunslinger/cowboy (born in 1850)
April 4th, 1876 (April 04 1876)BirthMaurice de Vlaminck, French painter (died in 1958)
April 4th, 1875 (April 04 1875)BirthPierre Monteux, French conductor (died in 1964)
April 4th, 1874 (April 04 1874)DeathCharles Ernest Beule, French archaeologist and politician (born in 1826)
April 4th, 1870 (April 04 1870)DeathHeinrich Gustav Magnus, German chemist and physicist (born in 1802)
April 4th, 1866 (April 04 1866)EventAlexander II of Russia narrowly escapes an assassination attempt in the city of Kiev.
April 4th, 1865 (April 04 1865)EventAmerican Civil War: A day after Union forces capture Richmond, Virginia, U.S. President Abraham Lincoln visits the Confederate capital.Abraham Lincoln Quotes
April 4th, 1864 (April 04 1864)DeathJoseph Pitty Couthouy, American naval officer (born in 1808)
April 4th, 1863 (April 04 1863)DeathLudwig Emil Grimm, German painter and engraver (born in 1790)
April 4th, 1861 (April 04 1861)DeathJohn McLean, U.S. Supreme Court Justice (born in 1785)
April 4th, 1859 (April 04 1859)EventBryant s Minstrels debut "Dixie" in New York City in the finale of a blackface minstrel show.
April 4th, 1858 (April 04 1858)BirthRemy de Gourmont, French poet (died in 1915)
April 4th, 1850 (April 04 1850)EventThe Great Fire of Cottenham, a large part of the Cambridgeshire village (England) is burnt to the ground under suspicious circumstances.
April 4th, 1850 (April 04 1850)EventLos Angeles, California is incorporated as a city.
April 4th, 1846 (April 04 1846)BirthComte de Lautreamont, French writer (died in 1870)
April 4th, 1846 (April 04 1846)DeathSolomon Sibley, American senator from Michigan Territory (born in 1769) Solomon Quotes
April 4th, 1842 (April 04 1842)BirthEdouard Lucas, French mathematician (died in 1891)
April 4th, 1842 (April 04 1842)DeathJean Moufot, French philosopher and mathematician (born in 1784) Philo Quotes
April 4th, 1841 (April 04 1841)EventWilliam Henry Harrison dies of pneumonia becoming the first President of the United States to die in office and the one with the shortest term served.William Henry Harrison Quotes
April 4th, 1841 (April 04 1841)DeathWilliam Henry Harrison, 9th President of the United States (born in 1773)William Henry Harrison Quotes
April 4th, 1826 (April 04 1826)BirthZenobe Gramme, Belgian engineer (died in 1901)
April 4th, 1821 (April 04 1821)BirthLinus Yale, Jr., American inventor and manufacturer (died in 1868)
April 4th, 1819 (April 04 1819)BirthQueen Maria II of Portugal (died in 1853)
April 4th, 1818 (April 04 1818)EventThe United States Congress adopts the flag of the United States with 13 red and white stripes and one star for each state (then 20).
April 4th, 1818 (April 04 1818)BirthThomas Mayne Reid, Irish-American novelist (died in 1883)
April 4th, 1817 (April 04 1817)DeathAndre Massena, Duke of Rivoli, Prince of Essling and Marshal of France (born in 1758)
April 4th, 1814 (April 04 1814)EventNapoleon abdicates for the first time.
April 4th, 1812 (April 04 1812)EventU.S. President James Madison enacted a ninety-day embargo on trade with the United Kingdom.James Madison Quotes
April 4th, 1807 (April 04 1807)DeathJoseph Jerome Lefrancais de Lalande, French astronomer (born in 1732)
April 4th, 1802 (April 04 1802)BirthDorothea Dix, American social activist (died in 1887)
April 4th, 1792 (April 04 1792)DeathJames Sykes, American politician (born in 1725)
April 4th, 1785 (April 04 1785)BirthBettina von Arnim, German writer (died in 1859)
April 4th, 1774 (April 04 1774)DeathOliver Goldsmith, English writer (born in 1728)Oliver Goldsmith Quotes
April 4th, 1772 (April 04 1772)BirthNachman of Breslov, Ukranian founder of Breslov Hasidut (died in 1810)
April 4th, 1766 (April 04 1766)DeathJohn Taylor, English classical scholar (born in 1704)
April 4th, 1761 (April 04 1761)DeathTheodore Gardelle, Swiss painter and enameler (born in 1722)
April 4th, 1743 (April 04 1743)DeathDaniel Neal, English historian (born in 1678)
April 4th, 1721 (April 04 1721)EventSir Robert Walpole enters office as the first Prime Minister of the United Kingdom under King George I.
April 4th, 1718 (April 04 1718)BirthBenjamin Kennicott, English churchman and Hebrew scholar (died in 1783)
April 4th, 1701 (April 04 1701)DeathJoseph Haines, entertainer and author
April 4th, 1688 (April 04 1688)BirthJoseph-Nicolas Delisle, French astronomer (died in 1768)
April 4th, 1661 (April 04 1661)DeathAlexander Leslie, 1st Earl of Leven, Scottish soldier (born in circa 1580)
April 4th, 1660 (April 04 1660)EventDeclaration of Breda by King Charles II of England.
April 4th, 1655 (April 04 1655)EventThe miraculous statue entitled the Infant of Prague is solemnly crowned by command of Cardinal Harrach.
April 4th, 1648 (April 04 1648)BirthGrinling Gibbons Dutch woodcarver (died in 1721)
April 4th, 1646 (April 04 1646)BirthAntoine Galland, French archaeologist (died in 1715)
April 4th, 1643 (April 04 1643)DeathSimon Episcopius, Dutch theologian (born in 1583)
April 4th, 1617 (April 04 1617)DeathJohn Napier, Scottish mathematician (born in 1550)John Scott Quotes
April 4th, 1609 (April 04 1609)DeathCharles de L Ecluse, Flemish botanist (born in 1526)
April 4th, 1593 (April 04 1593)BirthEdward Nicholas, English statesman (died in 1669)
April 4th, 1588 (April 04 1588)DeathKing Frederick II of Denmark (born in 1534)
April 4th, 1581 (April 04 1581)EventFrancis Drake completes a circumnavigation of the world and is knighted by Elizabeth I.
April 4th, 1572 (April 04 1572)BirthWilliam Strachey, English writer (died in 1621)
April 4th, 1536 (April 04 1536)DeathFrederick I, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach (born in 1460)
April 4th, 1492 (April 04 1492)BirthAmbrosius Blarer, German reformer (died in 1564)
April 4th, 1305 (April 04 1305)DeathJeanne of Navarre, wife of Philip IV of France (born in circa 1217)
April 4th, 1292 (April 04 1292)DeathPope Nicholas IV (born in 1227)
April 4th, 1284 (April 04 1284)DeathKing Alfonso X of Castile (born in 1221) Alfonso X of Castile Quotes
April 4th, 0896 (April 04 0896)DeathPope Formosus (born in 816)
April 4th, 0636 (April 04 0636)DeathSaint Isidore of Seville, Church Father and the proposed patron of Internet (born in cira 560) Isidore of Seville Quotes
April 4th, 0397 (April 04 0397)DeathSt. Ambrose, Bishop of Milan (born in circa 338) Ambrose Quotes
April 4th, 0186 (April 04 0186)BirthCaracalla, Roman emperor (died in 217)

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