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In the Gregorian Calendar, June 4 is the 154th
(hundredth – fiftieth fifth) day of the year.

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Quote of the Day…

The lack of curiosity or lack of appetite for foreign cultures is an index of decline and passivity, because the culture affected by this syndrome becomes a mere object of contemplation.

— Juan Goytisolo
Spanish writer (died June 4, 2017).

Events that Happened “A Day as Today”

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Events that Happened “Such a Day as Today” / Image Credit: Gerd Altmann

June 4 – A Day as Today – Events

  • 780 BC C .: in China a solar eclipse is described for the first time in history.
  • 1039: in Germany Henry III the Black is crowned king.
  • 1094: in the Kingdom of Aragon, Pedro I succeeds his father Sancho Ramírez.
  • 1170: in Spain, Alfonso VIII of Castile and Alfonso II of Aragon sign the Treaty of Sahagún
  • 1536: the Spanish conqueror Diego de Almagro arrives in Chile.
  • 1669: in present-day Spain, Juan José de Austria is appointed viceroy of Aragon.
  • 1684: the French general Crequi takes the city of Luxembourg, defended by the prince of Chimay, in command of a Spanish-Valona garrison.
  • 1741: in Spain the word “manzanilla” appears for the first time in reference to the wines of Sanlúcar de Barrameda.
  • 1765: in present-day Guatemala, the first settlement in the city of Chiquimula is destroyed by a violent hurricane and several earthquakes, known as the Santísima Trinidad Earthquakes, which cause landslides and floods.
  • 1783: in France, the Montgolfier brothers make the first hot air balloon trip in history.
  • 1830: in Arboleda (Colombia), the Venezuelan general Antonio José de Sucre, hero of Spanish-American independence, is assassinated.
  • 1846: 35 km north of Rosario (Argentina), General Lucio Mansilla’s Rosista forces destroy 6 of 12 French and British warships in the Battle of Quebracho.
  • 1878: the Sultan of Turkey cedes possession of the island of Cyprus to the United Kingdom.
  • 1900: in Paris (France) the exhibition of the sculptor Auguste Rodin is inaugurated.
  • 1901: compulsory military service is established in Sweden.
  • 1902: the Museum of Decorative Arts opens in the Louvre Museum (Paris).
  • 1903: in Russia the decree on the status of Jews is published, which prohibits them from owning real estate or land outside their areas of residence.
  • 1910: in Prussia (north of present-day Germany) the parliament approves – with the votes against the centrists, conservatives and Poles – the cremation of corpses.
  • 1916: the Russian offensive against the Austro-Hungarian armies begins, led by General Alexis Brusilov.
  • 1917: in Trier, the French army launches an air attack on the civilian population.
  • 1918: in Germany, Kuhlmann (Minister of Foreign Affairs), declares before the Reichstag that the German offensive on the western front has not fostered the will of peace on the part of the Allies. The US military remains on alert after three other ships were torpedoed by German submarines.
  • 1920: the Allies and Hungary sign the Trianon Treaty, which delimits the borders between Czechoslovakia, Romania and Yugoslavia.
  • 1923: in the tin mine of Uncía (Bolivia), the Government of the constitutional president Bautista Saavedra Mallea (1870-1939) makes the miners and their families shoot. About seven people die.
  • 1923: Cardinal Juan Soldevilla is assassinated in Zaragoza (Spain).
  • 1923: in Barcelona (Spain) the film Mujeres frívolas, interpreted by Ramón Novarro, is premiered.
  • 1927: in Jakarta, Ahmed Sukarno founds the Indonesian National Party, with the aim of achieving independence.
  • 1927: Yugoslavia breaks diplomatic relations with Albania.
  • 1930: Carlos Flix defeats Petit Biquet and reconquers the European bantamweight boxing championship.
  • 1931: in Madrid (Spain) the newspaper ABC is published again.
  • 1932: in Chile, Marmaduque Grove leads a coup that proclaims the Socialist Republic of Chile.
  • 1932: in Barcelona it was agreed to install crematorium ovens in cemeteries to incinerate corpses.
  • 1932: an earthquake occurs in Mexico City, leaving more than 300 dead.
  • 1936: a general mining strike breaks out in Asturias.
  • 1936: in France, after the electoral victory of the Popular Front, the cabinet of the radical-socialist Albert Sarraut resigned.
  • 1938: in Germany, Adolf Hitler appoints Martin Bormann head of his private chancellery and personal assistant to his staff.
  • 1940: End of the Allied evacuation of Dunkirk during World War II.
  • 1941: in Iraq, British invading forces occupy Mosul; the whole country is in the power of the United Kingdom.
  • 1942: in Oceania – within the framework of World War II – the Battle of Midway begins.
  • 1942: Reinhard Heydrich, head of the Nazi Gestapo, is assassinated in Prague in an attack.
  • 1943: the Revolution of 43 broke out in Argentina, establishing a de facto military government.
  • 1943: the French Committee for National Liberation is formed in Algiers, chaired by Charles De Gaulle and Henri-Honoré Giraud.
  • 1944: the allies enter Rome (Italy).
  • 1946: in Argentina Juan Domingo Perón assumes his first presidency.
  • 1948: in Asunción (Paraguay), Juan Manuel Frutos becomes provisional president after the resignation of Moríñigo.
  • 1951: in Barcelona (Spain) the film The Dream of Andalusia is released, starring Luis Mariano and Carmen Sevilla, and directed by Luis Lucía.
  • 1952: in Argentina, after reelection in November 1951, Perón once again took over the Argentine presidency.
  • 1952: the factory of the SEAT company is inaugurated in Barcelona (Spain).
  • 1952: in Panama, Colonel Remón wins the general elections.
  • 1953: At the Nevada Test Site, the United States detonates the 61-kiloton Climax atomic bomb. It is the 45th bomb out of a total of 1,054 atomic bombs that detonated that country between 1945 and 1992.
  • 1953: serious floods occur in the Cuban provinces of Havana, Matanzas and Pinar del Río.
  • 1954: signing of the treaty by which France recognizes the independence of Vietnam from Bao-Dai.
  • 1955: in the city of Granada an earthquake of 5 to 6 degrees on the Richter scale is registered, with a duration of 6 seconds, and with the epicenter located 15 km from the city.
  • 1958: in the vicinity of Guadalajara (Mexico) a Constellation passenger plane, belonging to Aerovías Mexicanas, crashes with 45 occupants.
  • 1965: the Australian athlete Ron Clarke achieves the world record of the 5000 meters, with a mark of 13 ′ 25.8.
  • 1969: in Kinshasa (Congo) more than a hundred students die in a demonstration, after the repression of the Mobutu army.
  • 1970: in Oceania the Tonga Islands become independent from the British Empire.
  • 1970: El Salvador and Honduras sign an agreement in San José, Costa Rica that ends the Soccer War.
  • 1972: Spanish tennis player Andrés Gimeno wins the Roland Garros trophy, after beating French Proisy 4-6, 6-3, 6-1, 6-1 in the final.
  • 1974: in Phnom Penh (Cambodia) the Minister of Education, Keo Sanghim, dies in violent student demonstrations.
  • 1975: in Argentina, the new economy minister Celestino Rodrigo launches a drastic adjustment plan to combat inflation, reduce the fiscal deficit and honest the exchange rate, giving rise to the serious economic and social crisis known as the Rodrigazo.
  • 1977: In Japan, TV Asahi begins broadcasting the anime Voltus V.
  • 1978: in Colombia, Julio César Turbay Ayala is elected president.
  • 1979: President Balthazar Vorster resigns in South Africa.
  • 1982: Israeli troops invade Lebanon and reach Beirut.
  • 1982: the soccer club F. C. Barcelona announces the signing of Argentine soccer player Diego Armando Maradona for almost one billion pesetas.
  • 1983: the Argentine civic military dictatorship (1976-1983) –in its last months of life– restores the right to strike.
  • 1985: in Luxembourg, 27 European countries sign the Schengen Agreement.
  • 1985: in the atoll of Mururoa (in the South Pacific) France conducts an underground nuclear test.
  • 1986: throughout Spain popular demonstrations are held against the Pension Reform Bill.
  • 1989: in Beijing (China), the Government orders the repression of students in Tian Anmen Square. Between 800 and 2,400 people die.
  • 1989: in Poland, the Solidarity union of Lech Walesa wins the elections.
  • 1993: in Cuba, the sugar harvest stagnates at 4 million tons, the worst in recent years.
  • 1993: in Venezuela, Ramón J. Velásquez is elected as the new interim president of this country until February 2, 1994.
  • 1994 – The UK pays tribute to fallen soldiers in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Allied landings in Normandy.
  • 1996: the thrash metal band Metallica releases Load their sixth studio album.
  • 1997: The Day of the Fight against Corruption is commemorated in Argentina, after the death of Alfredo Maria Pochat, for the dedication of him in this endeavor until the total detachment.
  • 1998: The Peruvian government in plenary session presents the resignation to the president of the country Alberto Fujimori.
  • 1999: The fifteen heads of State and Government of the European Union launch the Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP) under the tutelage of the Spanish Javier Solana.
  • 2000: The leaders of the two great nuclear powers, Bill Clinton (USA) and Vladimir Putin (Russia), agree in Moscow the destruction of 68 tons of plutonium and its conversion for peaceful uses.
  • 2001: In Kathmandu, Gyanendra becomes king of Nepal after the suicide of his nephew Dipendra.
  • 2002: in Buenos Aires, Uruguayan President Jorge Batlle cries when he apologizes for his statements against Argentina in a US medium.2
  • 2002: ten people die in Chile due to the storm of heavy rains that hit the country.
  • 2002: The Italian government of Silvio Berlusconi succeeds in passing the new immigration law in Parliament, a text that toughens the measures against the arrival of foreigners to the country and that was described as “racist” by the opposition.
  • 2002: in Spain, a large majority of the deputies approve the new Law on Parties in the Spanish Congress to outlaw Batasuna.
  • 2003: In southern Afghanistan, US forces kill 40 Taliban resistance fighters.
  • 2003: in Madrid, the molecular biologist Margarita Salas reads her entrance speech at the Royal Spanish Academy.
  • 2004: TNA Wrestling airs its first televised show, TNA Impact! ’.
  • 2004: The Spanish Government approves the draft Organic Law against violence against women.
  • 2005: in Chile, Marcelo Salas scored his 35th goal against the Bolivian squad, and became the historic scorer for the Chilean soccer team.
  • 2005: The Madrid gymnast Rafael Martínez is proclaimed champion of the general competition in the European gymnastics.
  • 2006: in Peru, Alan García is elected for the second time as constitutional president, defeating the nationalist Ollanta Humala.
  • 2006: Fútbol Club Barcelona wins its 17th handball league title.
  • 2006: in Jerez, Gimnàstic de Tarragona is promoted to the Spanish First Division, after drawing 0-0 at the Municipal Stadium of Chapín.
  • 2007: in London, Paul McCartney publishes his album Memory Almost Full.
  • 2007: The terrorist group ETA announces through a statement the end of the ceasefire and its return to armed activity “on all fronts”.
  • 2007: The Colombian government frees the guerrilla Rodrigo Granda, the chancellor of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC).
  • 2008: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) approves the city of Madrid, in 2nd place, to compete in the elections for the venue of the 2016 Olympic Games.
  • 2008: In Spain, five researchers in the field of materials science and nanotechnology receive the Prince of Asturias Award for Scientific and Technical Research.
  • 2008: Enel, the largest Italian electricity producer, converts its electricity production plants from oil to coal, contrary to the global trend to make power plants less polluting.
  • 2009: Cuba declines the offer to re-enter the OAS.
  • 2009: the film and television director David Attenborough is chosen to receive the Prince of Asturias Award for Social Sciences, “for his great contributions to the defense of life and the conservation of the planet.”
  • 2010: Naoto Kan, former Finance Minister of Japan, is elected Chairman of the Democratic Party (PD) and replaces the resigned Yukio Hatoyama, being the 6th head of government since 2006.
  • 2011: Hungary has the same problems as Greece in terms of the state of its economy, so it loses more than 10% in one day on the stock market, and suspends operations.
  • 2011: the investigation into the Aerolineas Argentinas case is opened in Buenos Aires, managed by Gerardo Díaz Ferrán, CEOE president, accused of emptying the company and of fraudulent administration. Debt rating agencies are criticized for their lack of forecasting of the crisis and the positive valuation of junk mortgages, which led to the financial debacle.
  • 2011: Japan launches a rocket carrying a probe equipped with a space sail that obtains solar energy through photons and that, as announced, will reach Venus.
  • 2011: the eruption of the Puyehue volcano begins in Chile.
  • 2011: Chilean justice begins to formally investigate the deaths of Salvador Allende, Pablo Neruda and Eduardo Frei Montalva, for the first time since the Augusto Pinochet coup in September 1973.
  • 2011: In Libya, NATO assault helicopters enter into action in Libya’s war against the Government of Muammar Gaddafi.
  • 2011: Chinese tennis player Na Li wins the Roland Garros tournament and becomes the first Asian champion of a major title.
  • 2016: the Hispanic-Venezuelan tennis player Garbiñe Muguruza wins the Roland Garros tournament by defeating the American Serena Williams.
  • 2017: Manchester, UK hosts One Love Manchester, a charity concert organized by American singer Ariana Grande to raise funds for MRC and London emergency services following the 2017 Manchester attacks (during a singer’s concert) and London in 2017, the latter taking place the day before.
  • 2019: At Los Angeles International Airport, Los Angeles, California, the leader of the church La luz del mundo Naasón Merarí Joaquín García is arrested on charges of alleged child sexual abuse, human trafficking, child pornography and other crimes.

Who was Born “A Day as Today”?

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Who was Born “A Day as Today”? / Image Credit: Susanne Jutzeler

June 4 – A Day as Today – Births

  • 1394: Philippa of England, English queen consort (d. 1430).
  • 1489: Antonio de Lorena, French aristocrat (d. 1544).
  • 1515: Chiara Matraini, Italian poet (d. 1604).
  • 1604: Claudia de Medici, Austrian aristocrat (d. 1648).
  • 1655: Thomas of Cori, Italian religious and saint (d. 1729).
  • 1694: François Quesnay, French economist (d. 1774).
  • 1704: Benjamin Huntsman, British inventor and watchmaker (d. 1776).
  • 1738: George III, British King (d. 1820).
  • 1742: Jordán de Asso, Spanish naturalist, jurist and historian (d. 1814).
  • 1749: Adolfo Ypey, Dutch botanist (d. 1822).
  • 1754: Franz Xaver von Zach, German astronomer (d. 1832).
  • 1756: Jean-Antoine Chaptal, French chemist and statesman (d. 1832).
  • 1775: Francesco Molino, Italian composer and guitarist (d. 1847).
  • 1789: Friedrich Boie, German scientist (d. 1870).
  • 1801: Mikhail Bestuzhev-Ryumin, Russian military and revolutionary (d. 1826).
  • 1806: Agustín María Acevedo Rodríguez, Mexican writer (d. 1874).
  • 1816: Dorotea de Chopitea, Chilean Salesian laywoman (d. 1891).
  • 1818: Élie-Abel Carrière, French botanist (d. 1896).
  • 1821: Apollon Máikov, Russian poet (d. 1897).
  • 1831: José Ruperto Monagas, Venezuelan politician (d. 1880).
  • 1833: Garnet Wolseley, British serviceman (d. 1913).
  • 1834: Paul Friedrich August Ascherson, German botanist (d. 1913).
  • 1843 – Charles Conrad Abbott, American archaeologist (d. 1919).
  • 1845: Žemaitė, Lithuanian writer (d. 1921).
  • 1862: Teresa Claramunt, Spanish anarchist (d. 1931).
  • 1867: Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim, Finnish military and aristocrat, president between 1944 and 1946 (d. 1951).
  • 1877: Heinrich Otto Wieland, German chemist, 1927 Nobel Prize Winner (d. 1957).
  • 1880: Nicolás Achúcarro, Spanish physician and neuroscientist (d. 1918).
  • 1881: Natalia Goncharova, Russian painter (d. 1962).
  • 1882: John Bauer, Swedish illustrator (d. 1918).
  • 1885: Arturo Rawson, Argentine military and dictator, second de facto president of his country (d. 1952).
  • 1885: Louis Burt Mayer, American film producer of Russian origin, founder of Metro Goldwyn Mayer (d. 1957).
  • 1887: Ray Strachey, English essayist, biographer and suffragette (d. 1940).
  • 1889: Beno Gutenberg, German seismologist (d. 1960).
  • 1895: Dino Grandi, Italian fascist politician (d. 1988).
  • 1898: Virgulino Ferreira da Silva, Brazilian bandit (d. 1938).
  • 1903: Yevgueni Mravinsky, Soviet conductor and musician (d. 1988).
  • 1904: Georges Canguilhem, French philosopher (d. 1995).
  • 1905: Emilio García Gómez, Spanish philologist, Arabist and academic (f. 1995).
  • 1907: Rosalind Russell, American actress (d. 1976).
  • 1908: Alejandro Villanueva, Peruvian soccer player (d. 1944).
  • 1910: Anton Dermota, Austrian tenor born in Slovenia (d. 1989).
  • 1911: Milovan Đilas, communist politician and Yugoslav writer (d. 1995).
  • 1912: Robert Jacobsen, Danish artist (d. 1993).
  • 1912: Pilar López Júlvez, Spanish dancer and choreographer (d. 2008).
  • 1916: Adriana García Roel, Mexican writer and teacher (f. 2003).
  • 1916: Robert F. Furchgott, American chemist, 1998 Nobel Prize in Medicine (d. 2009).
  • 1918: José Llopis Corona, Spanish footballer (d. 2011).
  • 1920: Fedora Barbieri, Italian mezzo-soprano (d. 2013).
  • 1920: Alejandro Obregón, Colombian painter (d. 1992).
  • 1921: Bobby Wanzer, American basketball player (d. 2016).
  • 1922: Angélica López Gamio, Argentine actress (d. 2011).
  • 1924: Antoni Ramallets, Spanish footballer (d. 2013).
  • 1924: Dennis Weaver, American actor (d. 2006).
  • 1925: Antonio Puchades, Spanish footballer (d. 2013).
  • 1925: Nicomedes Santa Cruz, Peruvian journalist, poet and decimista (f. 1992).
  • 1928: Ruth Westheimer, doctor and American writer of German origin.
  • 1929: Károlos Papulias, Greek politician, president between 2005 and 2015.
  • 1929: Salomón Hakim, Colombian doctor (d. 2011).
  • 1932: John Drew Barrymore, American actor (d. 2004).
  • 1932: Oliver Nelson, American jazz musician (d. 1975).
  • 1932: Pepe Abad, Chilean radio and television announcer of Spanish origin. (f. 1980).
  • 1934: Seamus Elliott, Irish cyclist (d. 1971).
  • 1936: Bruce Dern, American actor.
  • 1937: Freddy Fender, American singer (d. 2006).
  • 1938: Carlos Sahagún, Spanish poet (d. 2015).
  • 1942: José María Íñigo, Spanish journalist (f. 2018).
  • 1943: Antonio Santos, Spanish-Ecuadorian playwright, singer, dancer and actor (d. 2016).
  • 1947: Viktor Klima, Austrian politician.
  • 1948: Paquito D’Rivera, Cuban jazz musician.
  • 1948: Cris Manzano (Omar Ángel Miano), Argentine singer.
  • 1951: Víctor Hugo Cárdenas, Bolivian politician.
  • 1952: Bronislaw Komorowski, Polish president.
  • 1953: Linda Lingle, American politician.
  • 1953: Paul Samson, British guitarist, of the band Samson (f. 2002).
  • 1955: Enric Grant Val, Spanish politician and trade unionist.
  • 1957: Mario Bedera, Spanish politician.
  • 1958: Tito Nieves, Puerto Rican singer.
  • 1958: Henry Jenkins, American academic of the mass media.
  • 1959: Carlos Cardús, Spanish motorcycle racer.
  • 1962: Zenon Jaskuła, Polish cyclist.
  • 1962: Trinidad Jiménez, Spanish politician.
  • 1963: Elvia Ardalani, Mexican writer, poet and narrator.
  • 1965: Michael Doohan, Australian motorcycle racer.
  • 1966: Cecilia Bartoli, Italian mezzo-soprano.
  • 1966: Vladimir Voevodsky, Russian mathematician.
  • 1968: Niurka Montalvo, Cuban athlete, nationalized Spanish.
  • 1969: Robert Pérez, Venezuelan baseball player.
  • 1970: Richie Hawtin, Canadian musician and DJ.
  • 1970: Izabella Dorota Scorupco, Swedish model and actress.
  • 1970: David Barrufet, Spanish handball player.
  • 1970: El Barrio (José Luis Figuereo Franco), Spanish singer-songwriter.
  • 1971: Joseph Kabila, Congolese politician, president of the Congo between 2001 and 2019.
  • 1971: Noah Wyle, American actor.
  • 1971: Tony McCarroll, British drummer, of the band Oasis.
  • 1972: Nikka Costa, American singer.
  • 1973: Daisuke Hirakawa, Japanese voice actor and singer.
  • 1975: Russell Brand, British comedian, radio and television presenter and actor.
  • 1975: Angelina Jolie, American actress.
  • 1976: Nenad Zimonjić, Serbian tennis player.
  • 1976: Alekséi Navalni, Russian politician.
  • 1976: Tim Rozon, Canadian actor.
  • 1977: Alexander Manninger, Austrian footballer.
  • 1978: Vanesa Romero, model, presenter and Spanish actress.
  • 1979: Iván Moreno and Fabianesi, Argentine footballer of Spanish origin.
  • 1979: Naohiro Takahara, Japanese footballer.
  • 1980: Pablo Nieto, Spanish motorcyclist.
  • 1981: Giourkas Seitaridis, Greek footballer.
  • 1981: Michael Thomas, Welsh drummer, of the band Bullet For My Valentine.
  • 1981: T. J. Miller, American actor.
  • 1983: Emmanuel Eboué, Ivorian footballer.
  • 1983: Guillermo García López, Spanish tennis player.
  • 1983: Koffi Ndri Romaric, Ivorian footballer.
  • 1983: Iván Salazar, Colombian footballer.
  • 1984: Hernán Pellerano, Argentine soccer player.
  • 1984: Rainie Yang, Taiwanese actress and singer.
  • 1985: Evan Lysacek, American figure skater.
  • 1985: Lukas Podolski, German footballer.
  • 1985: Bar Refaeli, Israeli model.
  • 1988: Li Man, Chinese actress.
  • 1988: Lucas Pratto, Argentine footballer.
  • 1988: Stanislaw Drahun, Belarusian footballer.
  • 1990: Zac Farro, American drummer and singer, former member of the band Paramore.
  • 1990: Evan Spiegel, American businessman and billionaire.
  • 1992: Dino Jelusić, Croatian singer.
  • 1993: Juan Iturbe, Argentine footballer.
  • 1993: Jaime Fernández Bernabé, Spanish basketball player.
  • 1994: Tiago da Rocha, Brazilian soccer player, victim of LaMia Flight 2933 (f. 2016).
  • 1997: Lin Liangming, Chinese footballer.
  • 1997: Jonathan Lewis, American footballer.
  • 1997: Sergio Pérez Jaén, Spanish footballer.
  • 1997: Lauri Ala-Myllymäki, Finnish footballer.

Who Left Us “A Day as Today”?

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Who Left Us “A Day as Today”? / Image Credit: Katrina

June 4 – A Day as Today – Deaths

  • 800: Lutgarda, last wife of Charlemagne (b.?).
  • 822: Saichō, Japanese Buddhist monk (b.767).
  • 1039: Conrad II, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 990).
  • 1076: Sancho Garcés IV, King of Navarre (b. 1039).
  • 1094: Sancho Ramírez, King of Aragon and Navarre (b. 1043).
  • 1102: Vladislaus I Herman, Polish aristocrat (b. 1040).
  • 1134: Magnus Nilsson, Danish king between 1125 and 1134 (b. 1106).
  • 1135: Huizong, Chinese Emperor (b. 1082).
  • 1206: Adela de Champagne, French queen (b. 1140).
  • 1336: Guillaume Pierre Godin, French cardinal (b. 1260).
  • 1394: Maria de Bohun, English aristocrat, wife of Enrique IV (b. 1369).
  • 1472: Nezahualcoyotl, Texcocan king between 1431 and 1472 (b.1402).
  • 1585: Marc-Antoine Muret, French humanist (b. 1526).
  • 1674: Jan Lievens, Dutch painter (b.1607).
  • 1792: Jakob Michael Reinhold Lenz, German writer (b. 1751).
  • 1798: Giacomo Casanova, adventurer, writer and famous Italian lover (b. 1725).
  • 1830: Antonio José de Sucre, Venezuelan politician and military man, one of the Liberators of America; assassinated (b.1795).
  • 1864: Matías Ramón Mella, Dominican patriot, one of the three Fathers of the Nation (b. 1816).
  • 1918: Charles Warren Fairbanks, American vice president between 1905 and 1909 (b. 1852).
  • 1925: Camille Flammarion, French astronomer (b. 1842).
  • 1928: Lauro Aguirre Espinosa, Mexican educator and promoter of normal education (b. 1882).
  • 1931: Husayn ibn Ali (Sherif of Mecca), Emir and Sherif of Mecca and King of Hijaz (b. 1853).
  • 1941: Wilhelm II of Germany, the last German emperor between 1888 and 1918 (b. 1859).
  • 1942: Reinhard Heydrich, German politician, head of the Nazi Gestapo (b.1904).
  • 1959: Charles Vidor, American filmmaker of Hungarian origin (b. 1900).
  • 1968: Dorothy Gish, American actress (b.1898).
  • 1968: Adolfo Meléndez, president of Real Madrid (b. 1884).
  • 1969: Generoso Chapa Garza, Mexican politician (b.1901).
  • 1971: Giorgy Lukacs, Hungarian philosopher (b.1885).
  • 1974: Mamerto Urriolagoitia, Bolivian politician (b. 1895).
  • 1990: Stiv Bators, singer, lyricist and guitarist of the bands Dead Boys and The Lords of the New Church (b. 1949).
  • 1998: Piper Pimienta (Edulfamid Molina Díaz), Colombian singer-songwriter (b. 1939).
  • 2001: Dipendra Bir Bikram Shah, Nepalese King (b.1971).
  • 2002: Fernando Belaúnde Terry, Peruvian architect and politician, president of Peru between 1963-1968 and 1980-1985 (b.1912).
  • 2004: Nino Manfredi, Italian actor (b.1921).
  • 2008: José Antonio Ramos, Spanish timplist musician (b. 1969).
  • 2010: William Miranda Marín, Puerto Rican politician (b.1940).
  • 2010: John Wooden, American basketball coach (b.1910).
  • 2011: Gianfranco Espejo, Peruvian soccer player (b.1988).
  • 2011: Claudio Bravo, Chilean painter (b.1936).
  • 2012: Eduard Jil, Russian baritone (b.1934).
  • 2015: Hermann Zapf, German designer (b.1918).
  • 2017: Orlando Figuera, Venezuelan parker (b.circa 1996)
  • 2017: Juan Goytisolo, Spanish writer (b.1931).
  • 2019: Billy Gabor, American basketball player (b.1922).

What is Celebrated “A Day as Today”?

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What is Celebrated “A Day as Today”? / Image Credit: Sakkanan Norkaew

June 4 – A Day as Today – Celebration

  • United Nations
    • International Day of Innocent Child Victims of Aggression.
  • Tongaː Independence Day

Catholic Santoral “A Day as Today”

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Catholic Santoral “A Day as Today” / Image Credit: Peter H

June 4 – A Day as Today – Catholic Santoral

  • Saint Francisco Caracciolo
  • Saint ruth
  • Saint naomi
  • Saint Alexander

What Sign of the Zodiac Rules those Born “A Day as Today”?

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Prediction your zodiac sign with Dorian / Image Credit: p2722754

June 4 – A Day as Today – Zodiac Sign

♊ Gemini:

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