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November 4th, 2007 (November 04 2007)DeathPeter Viertel, German-American author and screenwriter (born in 1920)
November 4th, 2006 (November 04 2006)DeathErnestine Gilbreth Carey, American memoirist (Cheaper by the Dozen) (born in 1908)
November 4th, 2006 (November 04 2006)DeathFrank Arthur Calder, Canadian politician (born in 1915)
November 4th, 2005 (November 04 2005)DeathNadia Anjuman, Afghan poet and journalist (born in 1980)
November 4th, 2005 (November 04 2005)DeathSheree North, American actress and singer (born in 1932)
November 4th, 2004 (November 04 2004)Event12 French soldiers, 3 UN personnel and hundreds of civilians die during the Cote d Ivoire civil war.
November 4th, 2003 (November 04 2003)EventThe most powerful solar flare as observed by satellite instrumentation is recorded.
November 4th, 2003 (November 04 2003)EventFormer HealthSouth CEO Richard Scrushy becomes the first person indicted under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. He was eventually acquitted.
November 4th, 2003 (November 04 2003)DeathRichard Wollheim, British philosopher (born in 1923) Philo Quotes
November 4th, 2003 (November 04 2003)DeathKen Gampu, South African actor (born in 1929)
November 4th, 2003 (November 04 2003)DeathCharles Causley, Cornish writer and poet (born in 1917)
November 4th, 2002 (November 04 2002)EventChinese authorities arrest cyber-dissident He Depu for signing pro-democracy letter to the 16th Communist Party Congress
November 4th, 1999 (November 04 1999)DeathMalcolm Marshall, Barbadian West Indies cricketer (born in 1958)
November 4th, 1997 (November 04 1997)DeathH. Richard Hornberger, American writer (born in 1924)Ric Berger Quotes
November 4th, 1995 (November 04 1995)EventIsraeli prime minister Yitzhak Rabin is assassinated by an extreme right-wing Israeli.Yitzhak Rabin Quotes
November 4th, 1995 (November 04 1995)DeathYitzhak Rabin, Israeli prime minister; recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (born in 1922)Yitzhak Rabin Quotes
November 4th, 1995 (November 04 1995)DeathGilles Deleuze, French philosopher (born in 1925) Philo Quotes
November 4th, 1994 (November 04 1994)EventSan Francisco: First conference that focusses exclusively on the subject of the commercial potential of the World Wide Web.
November 4th, 1994 (November 04 1994)DeathFred Sonic Smith, American guitar player MC5 (born in 1949)
November 4th, 1993 (November 04 1993)EventBolivia becomes a member of the Berne Convention copyright treaty.
November 4th, 1993 (November 04 1993)EventA series of fires destroy 1000 homes in southern California, causing between 500 million and 1 billion USD of damage. Half of the fires turn out to be arson.
November 4th, 1993 (November 04 1993)EventA China Airlines Boeing 747 overran Runway 13 at Hong Kong s Kai Tak International Airport while landing during a typhoon, injuring 22 people.
November 4th, 1989 (November 04 1989)EventThe congress of the Solidarity Party is inaugurated in Sweden. The congress decides, contrary to the proposal of the central committee, not to disband the party.
November 4th, 1986 (November 04 1986)EventChief Justice Rose Bird and two colleagues are removed by the electorate from the Supreme Court of California for their opposition to capital punishment.
November 4th, 1986 (November 04 1986)BirthAlexz Johnson, Canadian singer and actress
November 4th, 1986 (November 04 1986)BirthAdrian Zaugg, South African racing driver
November 4th, 1986 (November 04 1986)DeathKurt Hirsch, German mathematician (born in 1906)
November 4th, 1985 (November 04 1985)BirthMarcell Jansen, German footballer
November 4th, 1982 (November 04 1982)BirthDevin Hester, American football player
November 4th, 1982 (November 04 1982)DeathDominique Dunne, American actress (born in 1959)
November 4th, 1981 (November 04 1981)BirthVince Wilfork, American football player
November 4th, 1980 (November 04 1980)BirthSabrina Colie, Jamaican actress
November 4th, 1980 (November 04 1980)BirthJerry Collins, New Zealand rugby union footballer
November 4th, 1980 (November 04 1980)BirthRichard Owens, American football player
November 4th, 1980 (November 04 1980)BirthMarcy Rylan, American actress
November 4th, 1980 (November 04 1980)DeathElsie MacGill, Canadian aeronautical engineer (born in 1905)
November 4th, 1980 (November 04 1980)DeathRobert Nesta Marley, Jamaican reggae musicianRobert Ley Quotes
November 4th, 1979 (November 04 1979)EventIran hostage crisis begins: Iranian people, mostly students, invade the United States embassy in Tehran and take 90 hostages (53 of whom are American).
November 4th, 1979 (November 04 1979)BirthJesse Camp, former MTV veejay
November 4th, 1979 (November 04 1979)BirthTrishelle Cannatella, American reality tv castmember and model
November 4th, 1979 (November 04 1979)BirthAudrey Hollander, American pornographic actress
November 4th, 1978 (November 04 1978)BirthCarmen Cali, American baseball player
November 4th, 1978 (November 04 1978)BirthJohn Grabow, American baseball player
November 4th, 1977 (November 04 1977)BirthLarry Bigbie, American baseball player
November 4th, 1977 (November 04 1977)BirthSo Ji-sub, South Korean swimmer, model and actor
November 4th, 1977 (November 04 1977)BirthTonicha Jeronimo, British actress
November 4th, 1976 (November 04 1976)BirthBruno Junqueira, Brazilian racing driver
November 4th, 1976 (November 04 1976)BirthMario Melchiot, Dutch footballer
November 4th, 1975 (November 04 1975)BirthEric Fichaud, Canadian ice hockey player
November 4th, 1975 (November 04 1975)BirthEduard Kokcharov, Russian handball player
November 4th, 1975 (November 04 1975)BirthCurtis Stone, Australian chef and television personality
November 4th, 1975 (November 04 1975)BirthHeather Tom, American actress
November 4th, 1974 (November 04 1974)BirthCedric Bixler-Zavala, American musician (At the Drive-In, The Mars Volta)
November 4th, 1974 (November 04 1974)DeathBert Patenaude, American soccer player (born in 1909)
November 4th, 1973 (November 04 1973)EventThe Netherlands experiences the first Car Free Sunday caused by the 1973 oil crisis. Highways are deserted and are solely used by cyclists and roller skaters.
November 4th, 1972 (November 04 1972)BirthLuis Figo, Portuguese footballer
November 4th, 1972 (November 04 1972)BirthTabassum Hashmi, Indian actress
November 4th, 1970 (November 04 1970)EventVietnam War: VietnamizationThe United States turns control of the Binh Thuy Air Base in the Mekong Delta over to South Vietnam.
November 4th, 1970 (November 04 1970)EventGenie, a 13 year old feral child was found in Los Angeles, California having been locked in her bedroom for most of her life.
November 4th, 1970 (November 04 1970)BirthTim DeBoom, American triathlete
November 4th, 1969 (November 04 1969)BirthSean "Diddy" Combs, American rapper
November 4th, 1969 (November 04 1969)BirthMatthew McConaughey, American actor
November 4th, 1969 (November 04 1969)DeathCarlos Marighella, Brazilian politician (born in 1911)
November 4th, 1968 (November 04 1968)BirthCarlos Baerga, Puerto Rican baseball player
November 4th, 1968 (November 04 1968)DeathMichel Kikoine, Belarusian painter (born in 1892)
November 4th, 1967 (November 04 1967)BirthEric Karros, American baseball player
November 4th, 1966 (November 04 1966)EventTwo-thirds of Florence, Italy is submerged as the Arno rivers flood; considering also the contemporary flood of Po River in northern Italy, 113 people die, 30,000 are rendered homeless, and numerous Renaissance artworks and books are destroyed.Rena Mero Quotes
November 4th, 1966 (November 04 1966)BirthH. John Heinz IV, American medieval armor craftsman; son of Teresa Heinz
November 4th, 1965 (November 04 1965)BirthMalandra Burrows, English actress and singer
November 4th, 1965 (November 04 1965)BirthTomoaki Ishizuka "Pata", Japanese musician
November 4th, 1965 (November 04 1965)BirthJeff Scott Soto, American musician (Yngwie Malmsteen Journey)
November 4th, 1965 (November 04 1965)BirthWayne Static, American musician (Static-X)
November 4th, 1963 (November 04 1963)BirthMarc Dery, Canadian singer and guitarist (Zebulon)
November 4th, 1963 (November 04 1963)BirthRosario Flores, Spanish singer and actress
November 4th, 1963 (November 04 1963)BirthMichel Therrien, Canadian ice hockey coach
November 4th, 1962 (November 04 1962)EventIn a test of the Nike-Hercules air defense missile, Shot Dominic-Tightrope is successfully detonated 69,000 feet above Johnston Islandied in It would also be the final atmospheric nuclear test ever conducted by the United States.
November 4th, 1962 (November 04 1962)BirthJeff Probst, American television host
November 4th, 1961 (November 04 1961)BirthKathy Griffin, American comedian
November 4th, 1961 (November 04 1961)BirthDaron Hagen, American composer
November 4th, 1961 (November 04 1961)BirthEdward Knight, American composer
November 4th, 1961 (November 04 1961)BirthRalph Macchio, American actor
November 4th, 1961 (November 04 1961)BirthLes Sampou, American musician
November 4th, 1961 (November 04 1961)BirthNigel Worthington, Northern Irish footballer
November 4th, 1960 (November 04 1960)BirthMarc Awodey, American artist and writer
November 4th, 1960 (November 04 1960)BirthFrl. Menke, German pop singer of the Neue Deutsche Welle
November 4th, 1958 (November 04 1958)BirthAnne Sweeney, American television executive
November 4th, 1957 (November 04 1957)DeathShoghi Effendi, Guardian of the Baha i Faith (born in 1897)
November 4th, 1956 (November 04 1956)EventSoviet troops enter Hungary to end the Hungarian revolution that started on October 23. Thousands are killed, more are wounded, and nearly a quarter million leave the country.
November 4th, 1956 (November 04 1956)BirthJordan Rudess, American musician (Dream Theater)
November 4th, 1956 (November 04 1956)BirthJames Honeyman-Scott, English guitarist (The Pretenders) (died in 1982)
November 4th, 1955 (November 04 1955)EventThe rebuilt Vienna State Opera reopens with Ludwig van Beethoven s Fidelio after it was totally destroyed in World War II.Ludwig van Beethoven Quotes
November 4th, 1955 (November 04 1955)BirthMatti Vanhanen, Prime Minister of Finland
November 4th, 1955 (November 04 1955)DeathCy Young, American baseball player (born in 1867)
November 4th, 1954 (November 04 1954)BirthChris Difford, English musician and songwriter
November 4th, 1953 (November 04 1953)BirthCarlos Gutierrez, American politician
November 4th, 1953 (November 04 1953)BirthJacques Villeneuve (elder), Canadian racing driver
November 4th, 1953 (November 04 1953)BirthDr. Marvel Williamson, American educator
November 4th, 1952 (November 04 1952)EventThe United States government establishes the National Security Agency.
November 4th, 1951 (November 04 1951)BirthTraian Basescu, President of Romania
November 4th, 1951 (November 04 1951)BirthCosey Fanni Tutti, English performance artist (Throbbing Gristle, Chris and Cosey)
November 4th, 1950 (November 04 1950)BirthCharles Frazier, American author
November 4th, 1950 (November 04 1950)BirthMarkie Post, American actress
November 4th, 1950 (November 04 1950)DeathGrover Cleveland Alexander, American baseball player (born in 1887)Grover Cleveland Quotes
November 4th, 1946 (November 04 1946)BirthLaura Bush, First Lady of the United States
November 4th, 1946 (November 04 1946)BirthFrederick Elmes, American cinematographer
November 4th, 1946 (November 04 1946)BirthRobert Mapplethorpe, American photographer (died in 1989)
November 4th, 1944 (November 04 1944)BirthScherrie Payne, American singer (The Supremes)
November 4th, 1944 (November 04 1944)BirthLinda Gary, American voice actress (died in 1995)
November 4th, 1943 (November 04 1943)BirthMarlene Jobert, French actress
November 4th, 1943 (November 04 1943)BirthClark Graebner, American tennis player
November 4th, 1943 (November 04 1943)BirthBob Wollek, French race car driver (died in 2001)
November 4th, 1942 (November 04 1942)EventWorld War II: Second Battle of El AlameinDisobeying a direct order by Adolf Hitler, General Field Marshal Erwin Rommel leads his forces on a five-month retreat.Erwin Rommel Quotes
November 4th, 1940 (November 04 1940)BirthDelbert McClinton, American musician
November 4th, 1939 (November 04 1939)EventWorld War II: U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt orders the United States Customs Service to implement the Neutrality Act of 1939, allowing cash-and-carry purchases of weapons by belligerents.
November 4th, 1937 (November 04 1937)BirthLoretta Swit, American actress
November 4th, 1937 (November 04 1937)BirthMichael Wilson, Canadian politician
November 4th, 1936 (November 04 1936)BirthC. K. Williams, American poet
November 4th, 1933 (November 04 1933)BirthTito Francona, American baseball player
November 4th, 1932 (November 04 1932)BirthThomas Klestil, President of Austria (died in 2004)
November 4th, 1930 (November 04 1930)BirthDoris Roberts, American actress
November 4th, 1930 (November 04 1930)BirthDick Groat, American baseball player
November 4th, 1930 (November 04 1930)DeathBuddy Bolden, American musician (born in 1877)
November 4th, 1929 (November 04 1929)BirthShaike Ophir, Israeli actor (died in 1987)
November 4th, 1928 (November 04 1928)DeathArnold Rothstein, American gambler (born in 1882)
November 4th, 1924 (November 04 1924)EventNellie Tayloe Ross of Wyoming is elected as the first female governor in the United States.
November 4th, 1924 (November 04 1924)BirthHowie Meeker, Canadian ice hockey player and politician
November 4th, 1924 (November 04 1924)DeathGabriel Faure, French composer (born in 1845)
November 4th, 1924 (November 04 1924)DeathRichard Conner, American Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient (born in 1843)
November 4th, 1923 (November 04 1923)BirthFreddy Heineken, Dutch businessman (died in 2002)
November 4th, 1922 (November 04 1922)EventIn Egypt, British archaeologist Howard Carter and his men find the entrance to King Tutankhamun s tomb in the Valley of the Kings.Howard Carter Quotes
November 4th, 1922 (November 04 1922)BirthBenno Besson, Swiss actor (died in 2006)
November 4th, 1921 (November 04 1921)EventThe Sturmabteilung or SA is formally formed by Adolf HitlerAdolf Hitler Quotes
November 4th, 1921 (November 04 1921)EventJapanese Prime Minister Hara Takashi is assassinated in Tokyo.
November 4th, 1921 (November 04 1921)EventItalian unknown soldier is buried in the Altare della Patria (Fatherland Altar) in Rome.
November 4th, 1919 (November 04 1919)BirthMartin Balsam, American actor (died in 1996)
November 4th, 1918 (November 04 1918)EventWorld War I: Austria-Hungary surrenders to Italy.
November 4th, 1918 (November 04 1918)EventThe German Revolution begins when 40,000 sailors take over the port in Kiel.
November 4th, 1918 (November 04 1918)BirthArt Carney, American actor (died in 2003)
November 4th, 1918 (November 04 1918)BirthCameron Mitchell, American actor (died in 1994)
November 4th, 1918 (November 04 1918)DeathWilfred Owen, English poet (born in 1893)
November 4th, 1916 (November 04 1916)BirthWalter Cronkite, American news broadcaster
November 4th, 1913 (November 04 1913)BirthGig Young, American actor (died in 1978)
November 4th, 1912 (November 04 1912)BirthVadim Salmanov, Russian composer (died in 1978)
November 4th, 1909 (November 04 1909)BirthSkeeter Webb, American baseball player (died in 1986)
November 4th, 1909 (November 04 1909)BirthBert Patenaude, American soccer player (died in 1974)
November 4th, 1908 (November 04 1908)BirthJozef Rotblat, Polish physicist, Nobel laureate (died in 2005)
November 4th, 1908 (November 04 1908)BirthStanley Cortez, American cinematographer (died in 1997)
November 4th, 1906 (November 04 1906)DeathJohn H. Ketcham, American politician (born in 1832)
November 4th, 1904 (November 04 1904)BirthTadeusz Zylinski, Polish technician and textilist (died in 1967)
November 4th, 1901 (November 04 1901)BirthPrincess Bang-ja of Korea (died in 1989)
November 4th, 1901 (November 04 1901)BirthSpyridon Marinatos, Greek archaeologist (died in 1974)
November 4th, 1900 (November 04 1900)BirthLucretiu Patrascanu, Romanian communist activist and sociologist (died in 1954)
November 4th, 1899 (November 04 1899)BirthNicolas Frantz, Luxembourgish cyclist (died in 1985)
November 4th, 1893 (November 04 1893)DeathPierre Tirard, French politician (born in 1827)
November 4th, 1890 (November 04 1890)EventCity & South London Railway: London s first deep-level tube railway opens between King William Street and Stockwell.William King Quotes
November 4th, 1890 (November 04 1890)BirthAlfred Henschke, ps. Klabund, German writer and poet (died in 1928)
November 4th, 1889 (November 04 1889)EventMenelek of Shoa obtains the allegiance of a large majority of the Ethiopian nobility, paving the way for him to be crowned emperor.
November 4th, 1884 (November 04 1884)BirthHarry Ferguson, Northern Irish aviator and inventor (died in 1960)
November 4th, 1883 (November 04 1883)BirthNikolaos Plastiras, Greek general (died in 1953)
November 4th, 1879 (November 04 1879)BirthWill Rogers, American humorist (died in 1935)Will Rogers Quotes
November 4th, 1874 (November 04 1874)BirthAleksandr Vasilevich Kolchak, Russian military commander (died in 1920)
November 4th, 1868 (November 04 1868)BirthCarolina Otero, a.k.a La Belle Otero, Spanish actress, singer and courtesan (died in 1965)
November 4th, 1864 (November 04 1864)EventAmerican Civil War: Battle of JohnsonvilleConfederate troops bombard a Union supply base and destroy millions of dollars in material.
November 4th, 1861 (November 04 1861)EventThe University of Washington opens in Seattle, Washington as the Territorial University
November 4th, 1856 (November 04 1856)DeathHippolyte Delaroche, French painter (born in 1797)
November 4th, 1852 (November 04 1852)EventCount Camillo Benso di Cavour becomes the prime minister of Piedmont-Sardinia, which soon expands to become Italy.
November 4th, 1847 (November 04 1847)DeathFelix Mendelssohn, German composer (born in 1809)
November 4th, 1845 (November 04 1845)BirthVasudeo Balwant Phadke, The First Indian Revolutionary (died in 1883)
November 4th, 1839 (November 04 1839)EventThe Newport Rising is the last large-scale armed rebellion against authority in mainland Britain.
November 4th, 1836 (November 04 1836)BirthHenry J. Lutcher, American businessman (died in 1912)
November 4th, 1825 (November 04 1825)EventThe Erie Canal is completed with Governor DeWitt Clinton performing the Wedding of The Waters ceremony in New York Harbour.
November 4th, 1816 (November 04 1816)BirthStephen Johnson Field, Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (died in 1899)
November 4th, 1809 (November 04 1809)BirthBenjamin Robbins Curtis, Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (died in 1874)
November 4th, 1801 (November 04 1801)DeathWilliam Shippen, American physician and delegate to the Continental Congress (born in 1712)
November 4th, 1783 (November 04 1783)EventW.A. Mozart s Symphony No. 36 is premiered in Linz, Austria.
November 4th, 1781 (November 04 1781)DeathJohann Nikolaus Gotz, German poet (born in 1721)
November 4th, 1765 (November 04 1765)BirthPierre Girard, French mathematician (died in 1836)
November 4th, 1740 (November 04 1740)BirthAugustus Montague Toplady, English author of hymn "Rock of Ages" (died in 1778)Augustus Montague Toplady Quotes
November 4th, 1737 (November 04 1737)EventThe Teatro di San Carlo is inaugurated.
November 4th, 1704 (November 04 1704)DeathAndreas Acoluthus, German orientalist (born in 1654)
November 4th, 1702 (November 04 1702)DeathJohn Benbow, English admiral (born in 1653)
November 4th, 1698 (November 04 1698)DeathRasmus Bartholin, Danish physician and mathematician (born in 1625)
November 4th, 1677 (November 04 1677)EventThe future Mary II of England marries William, Prince of Orange. They would later be known as William and Mary.
November 4th, 1669 (November 04 1669)DeathJohannes Cocceius, Dutch theologian (born in 1603)
November 4th, 1661 (November 04 1661)BirthKarl III Philip, Elector Palatine (died in 1742)
November 4th, 1658 (November 04 1658)DeathAntoine Le Maistre, French Jansenist (born in 1608)
November 4th, 1652 (November 04 1652)DeathJean-Charles de la Faille, Flemish mathematician (born in 1597)
November 4th, 1631 (November 04 1631)BirthMary of Orange, eldest daughter of Charles I of England and mother of William III of England (died in 1660)
November 4th, 1576 (November 04 1576)EventEighty Years War: In Flanders, Spain captures Antwerp (after three days the city was nearly destroyed).
November 4th, 1575 (November 04 1575)BirthGuido Reni, Italian painter (died in 1642)
November 4th, 1501 (November 04 1501)EventCatherine of Aragon (later Henry VIII s wife) meets Arthur Tudor, Henry VIII s older brotherthey would later marry.Arthur Mee Quotes
November 4th, 1470 (November 04 1470)BirthKing Edward V of England, one of the two princes in the Tower
November 4th, 1448 (November 04 1448)BirthKing Alphonso II of Naples (died in 1495)
November 4th, 1411 (November 04 1411)DeathKhalil Sultan, ruler of Transoxonia (born in 1384)
November 4th, 1333 (November 04 1333)EventFlood of the Arno River, causing massive damage in Florence as recorded by the Florentine chronicler Giovanni Villani.
November 4th, 1254 (November 04 1254)DeathJohn III Ducas Vatatzes, Emperor of the Nicaea (born in circa 1192).

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