Historical Events on October 4, Special Events on This Day

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What Happened on October 4th This Day in History

Year Name
2022 Alain Aspect, John F. Clauser and Anton Zeilinger are jointly awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics.
2021 Bubba Wallace becomes the first African-American Driver in the modern era of NASCAR to win a major race
2017 Joint Nigerien-American Special Forces are ambushed by Islamic State militants outside the village of Tongo Tongo.
2010 The Ajka plant accident in Hungary releases a million cubic metres of liquid alumina sludge, killing nine, injuring 122, and severely contaminating two major rivers.
2006 WikiLeaks is launched.
2004 SpaceShipOne wins the Ansari X Prize for private spaceflight.
2003 The Maxim restaurant suicide bombing in Israel kills twenty-one Israelis, both Jews and Arabs.
2001 Siberia Airlines Flight 1812 crashes after being struck by an errant Ukrainian missile. Seventy-eight people are killed.
1997 The second largest cash robbery in U.S. history occurs in North Carolina
1993 Battle of Mogadishu occurs killing 18 U.S. Special Forces, two UN Peacekeepers and at least 600 Somalian militia men and civilians.
1993 Tanks bombard the Russian parliament, while demonstrators against President Yeltsin rally outside.
1992 The Rome General Peace Accords end a 16-year civil war in Mozambique.
1992 El Al Flight 1862 crashes into two apartment buildings in Amsterdam, killing 43 including 39 on the ground.
1991 The Protocol on Environmental Protection to the Antarctic Treaty is opened for signature.
1985 The Free Software Foundation is founded.
1983 Richard Noble sets a new land speed record of 633.468 miles per hour (1,019.468 km/h) at the Black Rock Desert in Nevada.
1967 Omar Ali Saifuddien III of Brunei abdicates in favour of his son.
1966 Basutoland becomes independent from the United Kingdom and is renamed Lesotho.
1965 Pope Paul VI begins the first papal visit to the Americas.
1963 Hurricane Flora kills 6,000 in Cuba and Haiti.
1960 An airliner crashes on takeoff from Boston's Logan International Airport, killing 62 people.
1958 The current constitution of France is adopted.
1957 Sputnik 1 becomes the first artificial satellite to orbit the Earth.
1941 Norman Rockwell's Willie Gillis character debuts on the cover of The Saturday Evening Post.
1936 The Metropolitan Police and various anti-fascist organizations violently clash in the Battle of Cable Street.
1927 Gutzon Borglum begins sculpting Mount Rushmore.
1925 Great Syrian Revolt: Rebels led by Fawzi al-Qawuqji captured Hama from the French Mandate of Syria.
1925 S2, a Finnish Sokol class torpedo boat, sinks during a fierce storm near the coast of Pori in the Gulf of Bothnia, taking with it the whole crew of 53.
1920 The Mannerheim League for Child Welfare, a Finnish non-governmental organization, is founded on the initiative of Sophie Mannerheim.
1918 World War I: An explosion kills more than 100 people and destroys a Shell Loading Plant in New Jersey.
1917 World War I: The Battle of Broodseinde is fought between the British and German armies in Flanders.
1895 Horace Rawlins wins the first U.S. Open Men's Golf Championship.
1883 First run of the Orient Express.
1883 First meeting of the Boys' Brigade in Glasgow, Scotland.
1876 The Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas opens as the first public college in Texas.
1853 The Crimean War begins when the Ottoman Empire declares war on the Russian Empire.
1830 The Belgian Revolution takes legal form when the provisional government secedes from the Netherlands.
1824 Mexico adopts a new constitution and becomes a federal republic.
1795 Napoleon first rises to prominence by suppressing counter-revolutionary rioters threatening the National Convention.
1777 American Revolutionary War: Troops under George Washington are repelled by British troops under William Howe.
1693 Nine Years' War: Piedmontese troops are defeated by the French.
1636 Thirty Years' War: The Swedish Army defeats the armies of Saxony and the Holy Roman Empire at the Battle of Wittstock.
1602 Eighty Years' War and the Anglo-Spanish War: A fleet of Spanish galleys are defeated by English and Dutch galleons in the English Channel.
1597 Governor Gonzalo Méndez de Canço begins to suppress a native uprising against his rule in what is now the state of Georgia.
1582 The Gregorian Calendar is introduced by Pope Gregory XIII.
1535 The Coverdale Bible is printed, with translations into English by William Tyndale and Myles Coverdale.
1511 Formation of the Holy League of Aragon, the Papal States and Venice against France.
1363 Battle of Lake Poyang: In one of the largest naval battles in history, Zhu Yuanzhang's rebels defeat rival Chen Youliang.
1302 The Byzantine–Venetian War comes to an end.
1209 Otto IV is crowned Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire by Pope Innocent III.
23 Rebels sack the Chinese capital Chang'an during a peasant rebellion.
Famous People Born on October 4

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Year Name
1956 Charlie Leibrandt, American baseball player
1843 Marie-Alphonsine Danil Ghattas, Palestinian nun and Catholic Saint (d. 1927)
1943 H. Rap Brown, American activist
1379 Henry III of Castile (d. 1406)
1841 Prudente de Morais, Brazilian lawyer and politician, 3rd President of Brazil (d. 1912)
1941 Karen Cushman, American author
1985 Shontelle, Barbadian singer-songwriter
1965 Steve Olin, American baseball player (d. 1993)
1959 Tony Meo, English snooker player
1931 Richard Rorty, American philosopher and author (d. 2007)
Famous People Deaths On October 4

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Date Name
2007 Qassem Al-Nasser, Jordanian general (b. 1925)
1970 Janis Joplin, American singer-songwriter (b. 1943)
863 Turpio, Frankish nobleman
744 Yazid III, Umayyad caliph (b. 701)
2012 David Atkinson, Canadian actor and singer (b. 1921)
1859 Karl Baedeker, German publisher, founded Baedeker (b. 1801)
1852 James Whitcomb, American lawyer and politician, 8th Governor of Indiana (b. 1795)
1052 Vladimir of Novgorod (b. 1020)
1946 Barney Oldfield, American race car driver and actor (b. 1878)
2001 Blaise Alexander, American race car driver (b. 1976)