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Events that Happened “A Day as Today”

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Events that Happened “A Day as Today”

November 4 – A Day as Today

  • 683: the XIII Council of Toledo begins.
  • 1042: in Tabriz (Iran) an earthquake occurs that leaves between 40,000 and 50,000 victims.
  • 1359: in Granada (Spain), Muhammad V leaves from Guadix to exile in the Maghreb, after being deposed by his brother Ismail II of Granada.
  • 1519: in Valencia the movement of the Germanías begins.
  • 1549: in Spain, Carlos V promulgates the Pragmatic sanction.
  • 1571: in Mexico, the Catholic Church creates the Holy Inquisition.
  • 1585: in Colombia, the municipality of Gámeza (Boyacá) is founded
  • 1576: in Belgium – in the framework of the Eighty Years’ War – Spain captures Antwerp after three days of siege where the city has been destroyed.
  • 1605: in England the Gunpowder Plot is discovered.
  • 1675: a storm hits Western Europe. The north of the Netherlands is flooded, including the town of Amsterdam.
  • 1677: in England, the future Maria II marries Guillermo III.
  • 1737: in Naples the San Carlos Theater is inaugurated.
  • 1741: the Spanish naval expedition, under the command of the Duke of Montemar, departs from Barcelona (Spain) to invade the Milanesado.
  • 1780: in the Viceroyalty of Peru, the cacique José Gabriel Condorcanqui, known as Túpac Amaru, takes up arms against Spain.
  • 1810: the battle of Aguanegra occurs in Venezuela, considered as the first battle of the Venezuelan War of Independence.
  • 1810: in the town of Caracas (Venezuela), the first issue of the Semanario de Caracas was released.
  • 1811: in Bornos (Cádiz), General Francisco Ballesteros with 400 countrymen defeats General Semelé’s French troops.
  • 1831: the mathematics academy begins its activities in Caracas, Venezuela, under the direction of Juan Manuel Cajigal y Odoardo.
  • 1852: in Italy, Count Camillo Benso di Cavour becomes Prime Minister of Piemonte-Kingdom of Sardinia.
  • 1861: in Seattle (Washington) the University of Washington is inaugurated as a state university.
  • 1864: in the United States, Abraham Lincoln is reelected president.
  • 1869: the first issue of the journal Nature is published in the United States.
  • 1875ː in Tonga, King George Tupou I promulgates the Constitution of that country.
  • 1877: in Dewe-bojun the Turks defeat the Russians.
  • 1879: James Ritty invents the first cash register.
  • 1889: in Ethiopia, Menelik II obtains the alliance of the Ethiopian aristocracy, paving the way to be emperor.
  • 1895: in Mexico, the Pachuca Football Club is founded.
  • 1899: in Germany, Sigmund Freud publishes The Interpretation of Dreams.
  • 1900: in Chile a conciliation cabinet is constituted.
  • 1901: in Barcelona (Spain) the republicans confront the anarchists.
  • 1909: Jaime de Borbón becomes the new representative of Carlism.
  • 1911: France hands over part of the Congo to Germany, through an agreement, in exchange for establishing a protectorate in Morocco.
  • 1918: in the framework of the First World War, the Austro-Hungarian Empire surrenders to Italy.
  • 1918: in Kiel (Germany) the November Revolution begins with 40,000 sailors taking the port.
  • 1919: the German mark collapses in Germany; an exchange rate of 225 marks per dollar is established.
  • 1919: in Paris, a railway accident causes 30 deaths.
  • 1921: in Germany, Adolf Hitler formally creates the armed groups SA (Sturmabteilung).
  • 1921: Prime Minister Hara Takashi is assassinated in Tokyo (Japan).
  • 1921: in Economy: The collapse of the frame; an exchange rate of 225 marks per dollar is established.
  • 1922: in Egypt, Howard Carter finds the first vestige of Tutankhamun’s tomb.
  • 1924: in the United States, Calvin Coolidge is reelected president.
  • 1929: in Chicago (United States) the Citibank bank fails.
  • 1931: British troops in Kashmir suppress a Muslim riot.
  • 1931: the work Judith by Jean Giraudoux opens in Paris.
  • 1934: in Santiago de Chile the Socialist Youth Federation is born, an organization that will give rise to the Socialist Youth of Chile.
  • 1935: A United States Navy plane sets a new world record for nonstop flight by covering the Panama-California route (5,450 km).
  • 1935: General Goded is appointed Director General of Aeronautics and General Mola Chief of the Moroccan forces.
  • 1936: in Hamburg Edgar André, the Red General, leader of the Roter Frontkämpferbund (Red Front of the League of Fighters) is executed.
  • 1939: in the framework of World War II, the president of the United States Franklin D. Roosevelt orders the neutrality of the country.
  • 1942: in El Alamein -in the framework of World War II- Montgomery’s troops defeat Rommel’s German troops.
  • 1946: China signs a trade and friendship treaty with the United States.
  • 1946: The constitution of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is ratified
  • 1946: Resolution 10 of the United Nations Security Council is adopted.
  • 1950: in New York, the UN General Assembly revokes the condemnation of the Franco dictatorship in Spain.
  • 1950: in Strasbourg (France) the European Convention on Human Rights is signed, which founds the European Court of Human Rights.
  • 1952: in the United States, Dwight Eisenhower is elected president.
  • 1953: the Barcelona Chamber Theater opens its fifth season with the premiere of Three Top Hats, by Miguel Mihura.
  • 1955: in Madrid (Spain) the Juan March Foundation is created.
  • 1956: the Soviet Union intervenes for the second time in Hungary to end the Hungarian Revolution of 1956, which had started 12 days earlier.
  • 1960: in Chile the transmissions of Channel 9, of the University of Chile begin
  • 1966: the Arno River devastates the cities of Florence and Pisa with a flow greater than 4500 m³ / s.
  • 1967: The 1967 Copa Libertadores champion: Racing Club, defeated the 1966/67 European Cup champion: Celtic, and conquered the 1967 Intercontinental Cup, becoming the first Argentine soccer club to be world champion.
  • 1969: David Bowie publishes the album Space Oddity under the name David Bowie in England.
  • 1970: Concorde 001 reaches twice the speed of sound.
  • 1974: in Spain the first flight of the airlift that connects Barcelona and Madrid takes place.
  • 1975: Lao People’s Democratic Republic is born with the abdication of King Siravang Vong.
  • 1977: the UN agrees to an arms embargo on South Africa.
  • 1979: in Tehran (Iran) students attack the American embassy.
  • 1980: in the United States, the right-wing actor Ronald Reagan is elected president.
  • 1980: in Chile, Decree Law No. 3500 is approved that creates the individually funded pension system.
  • 1981: the First Ibero-American Summit on Economic Cooperation is inaugurated in Madrid.
  • 1982: in Spain, the terrorist group ETA assassinates Víctor Lago, head of the Brunete Armored Division.
  • 1984: in Nicaragua, the Sandinista Front wins the first elections after the overthrow of the Somoza regime.
  • 1987: in Monterrey (California), NATO defense ministers support a 50% reduction in strategic nuclear arsenals.
  • 1988: in Algeria a referendum for the reform of the constitution is approved with a democratizing spirit.
  • 1988: NCBI (National Center for Biotechnology Information) is founded in the United States.
  • 1989: in East Berlin (East Germany), the Alexanderplatz demonstration occurs, in which a million people demand the fall of the Berlin Wall.
  • 1990: Arancha Sánchez Vicario is proclaimed Spanish tennis champion for the second consecutive year.
  • 1991: Imelda Marcos returns to the Philippines after almost six years in exile.
  • 1991: in Croatia the army and the guerrillas intensify their bombardments of military and civilian targets.
  • 1995: in Tel Aviv (Israel), the Jewish extremist Yigal Amir assassinates Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin.
  • 1997: Galician playwright Manuel Lourenzo is awarded the National Prize for Dramatic Literature for his work Indecent Evenings.
  • 1998: in Central America, Hurricane Mitch causes 20,000 deaths and disappearances.
  • 2000: in the streets of Manila (Philippines), thousands of citizens demonstrate demanding the resignation of President Joseph Estrada.
  • 2000: About 25,000 people gather in Tel Aviv to remember Israeli Prime Minister Isaac Rabin on the fifth anniversary of his assassination.
  • 2000: In the Yemen desert, a US military missile kills six suspected members of the terrorist organization Al Qaeda.
  • 2000: Spanish writer Enrique Vila-Matas wins the Herralde Novel Prize with the work El mal de Montano.
  • 2000: the dancer and choreographer María Pagés and the dancer Ángel Corella receive the National Dance Awards in the modalities of creation and interpretation, respectively.
  • 2001: Northern Ireland Police established in Northern Ireland.
  • 2001: in London (United Kingdom) the film Harry Potter and the philosopher’s stone is released.
  • 2002: Chinese authorities arrest He Depu for his letter in favor of democracy at the 16th National Congress of the Communist Party of China.
  • 2003: in Sri Lanka, President Chandrika Kumaratunga decrees the temporary suspension of Parliament.
  • 2003: European and Australian astronomers discover the Canis Major Dwarf, the closest galaxy to the Milky Way detected so far.
  • 2004: In New York, Joan Miró’s painting The Caress of the Stars sells for € 10 million at an auction held at Christie’s.
  • 2004: an earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale is recorded in the northernmost region of Japan.
  • 2004: 160 livestock farms are closed in the Netherlands due to contamination of foodstuffs with the carcinogen dioxin.
  • 2004: in Madrid (Spain) the exhibition on the warriors of Xi’an (China) is inaugurated.
  • 2004: French police detain an alleged ETA member of the Vizcaya command in Paris.
  • 2004: three British soldiers die in an attack south of Baghdad.
  • 2005: in the suburbs of Paris (France) great riots take place.
  • 2005: the Supreme Court sentences Arnaldo Otegi, the leader of Batasuna, to one year in prison for the crime of “insults the king.”
  • 2005: SEAT automobile company presents an employment regulation file to lay off 1,346 workers, 10% of the workforce.
  • 2005: the Spanish company Animalario receives the National Theater Award for the play Hamelin, by Juan Mayorga.
  • 2006: the Sino-African summit begins in Beijing, which takes place on 4 and 5 November and brings together the leaders of 40 African countries to increase their economic and political relations.
  • 2006: For the first time in history, a woman, Bishop Katharine Jeffers Schori, serves as Archbishop of the Episcopal Church of the United States.
  • 2007: In Santiago del Estero (Argentina), 39 inmates died in a fire in a frustrated escape attempt from the maximum security prison.
  • 2007: the center of the city of Bogotá (Colombia) is flooded due to a historical hailstorm.
  • 2007: Presidential elections are held in Guatemala where Álvaro Colom is elected.
  • 2007: The 2007 New York Marathon is held.
  • 2007: Tutankhamun’s mummy is exhibited for the first time in history in the Valley of the Kings in Luxor.
  • 2007: Australian rider Casey Stoner wins the 2007 MotoGP World Championship.
  • 2008: in the United States, the presidential elections give the victory to the democrat Barack Obama over the republican John McCain.
  • 2009: in Italy, a judge sentences 23 US CIA agents to sentences of up to eight years in prison for the kidnapping of Abu Omar, exempt from the city of Milan, which they kidnapped in 2003, and to compensation of 1.5 million of euros. The administration of Barack Obama expressed its “disappointment with the verdict.”
  • 2009: In Spain, the National High Court – at the request of Rigoberta Menchú (Mayan indigenous, Nobel Peace Prize) – orders the international capture of Guatemalan captain José Antonio Solares for organizing the torture and massacre, on May 13, 1982, of 1,545 men, women and children of the Mayan Achi ethnic group.
  • 2009: in Brazil, the government of Lula da Silva sums up its successful economic policy strategy as “reinforcements to public banks and stimuli to work and consumption.”
  • 2009: A Taliban attack kills five British soldiers in Afghanistan. British casualties in 2009 numbered 93, rising to 229 since 2001, when the invasion began.
  • 2009: Republican victory in the gubernatorial elections in Virginia and New Jersey.
  • 2009: In the 2009 Formula 1 season Toyota Racing announces the retirement of its Formula 1 team.
  • 2009: the Federal Reserve of the United States maintains the interest rates of the price of money on credit, at rates that vary between 0 and 0.25%, to ensure the recovery.
  • 2010: In the United States and Mexico, Microsoft launches the Kinect for Xbox 360.
  • 2010: The Australian airline Qantas suspends the flights of its entire fleet of Airbus 380 aircraft, after one of its superjumbos had to make an emergency landing in Singapore due to an engine failure.
  • 2010: Chinese President Hu Jintao begins a three-day visit to France of an eminently economic dimension.
  • 2010: The president of Serbia, Boris Tadic, apologizes to his Croatian neighbors for the atrocities committed by Serbian troops during the war that erupted after the dismemberment of Yugoslavia, between 1991 and 1995.
  • 2010: The Deep Impact spacecraft passes 700 km from the nucleus of Comet Hartley 2, at a relative speed of 43 400 km / h and 37 million km from Earth.
  • 2010: Santiago Sierra awarded the National Prize for Plastic Arts.
  • 2011: The Colombian Army kills Alfonso Cano, the head of the FARC (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia), after seven hours of persecution through the jungle, in an operation that began three years earlier.
  • 2013 – The first episode of the popular Steven Universe series airs in the United States.
  • 2016: the Paris Agreement enters into force.
  • 2016: Bon Jovi publishes his fourteenth studio album This House Is Not For Sale.

Who was Born “A Day as Today”?

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Who was Born “A Day as Today”?

November 4 – A Day as Today

  • 1448: Alfonso II, Neapolitan king (d. 1495).
  • 1470: Edward V, English King (d. 1483).
  • 1569: Guillén de Castro, Spanish playwright (d. 1631).
  • 1575: Guido Reni, Italian painter (d. 1642).
  • 1618: Aurangzeb, Mogul Emperor (d. 1707).
  • 1631: María Enriqueta Estuardo (29), French aristocrat (d. 1660).
  • 1740: Augustus Toplady, British writer.
  • 1774: Carlos María Bustamante, Mexican politician (d. 1848).
  • 1792: Carlos Antonio López, Paraguayan president (d. 1862).
  • 1798: Bonaventura Carles Aribau, Spanish writer and economist (d. 1862).
  • 1816: Francisco Bolognesi, Peruvian military (d. 1880).
  • 1817: Carlos Tejedor, Argentine politician (d. 1903).
  • 1829: Philip Sclater, British zoologist (d. 1913).
  • 1836: Eduardo Rosales, Spanish painter (d. 1873).
  • 1844: Edward Dannreuther, German pianist and musicologist (d. 1905).
  • 1855: Rosa Martínez Lacosta, Spanish writer.
  • 1873: George Edward Moore, British philosopher (d. 1958).
  • 1879: Will Rogers, American comedian (d. 1935).
  • 1868: La Bella Otero (Agustina del Carmen Otero), dancer, singer, actress and Spanish courtesan (d. 1965).
  • 1880: Zacarías de Vizcarra, Spanish bishop (d. 1963).
  • 1883: Nikolaos Plastiras, Greek general (d. 1953).
  • 1885: Delfín Lévano, Peruvian revolutionary (d. 1914).
  • 1887: Carlos María Princivalle, Uruguayan writer, playwright and journalist (d. 1959).
  • 1891 – Edward F. Cline, American film director (d. 1961).
  • 1896: Carlos P. García, Philippine president (d. 1971).
  • 1899: Nicolas Frantz, Luxembourg cyclist (d. 1985).
  • 1900: Lucrețiu Pătrășcanu, Romanian communist activist (d. 1954).
  • 1901: Spyridon Marinatos, Greek archaeologist (d. 1974).
  • 1901: Masako Nashimoto, Korean princess.
  • 1904: Carlos Castellano Gómez, Spanish composer (f. 2002).
  • 1904: Tadeusz Żyliński, Polish textile technician.
  • 1907: Henry Heerup, Danish painter and sculptor (d. 1993).
  • 1907: Pilar Primo de Rivera, Spanish Francoist policy (d. 1991).
  • 1907: Miguel Ángel Ortez, Nicaraguan general and guerrilla (f. 1931).
  • 1908: Stanley Cortez, American cinematographer (d. 1997).
  • 1908: Joseph Rotblat, Polish nuclear physicist, 1995 Nobel Peace Prize winner (d. 2005).
  • 1909: Ciro Alegría, Peruvian writer, politician and journalist (d. 1967).
  • 1909: Bert Patenaude, American footballer (d. 1974).
  • 1913: Gig Young, American actor (d. 1978).
  • 1914: Carlos Castillo Armas, Guatemalan military and anti-communist criminal, in 1954 overthrew the constitutional president Jacobo Árbenz and was dictator of his country, until he was assassinated (f. 1957).
  • 1915: Carlos Acuña, Argentine singer and composer (f. 1999).
  • 1916: Walter Cronkite, American journalist (d. 2009).
  • 1916: Ruth Handler, American businesswoman (d. 2002).
  • 1918: Art Carney, American actor (f. 2003).
  • 1918: Cameron Mitchell, American actor (d. 1994).
  • 1919: Martin Balsam, American actor (d. 1996).
  • 1920: Patricio Barros, Chilean lawyer and politician (f. 1986).
  • 1921: Antonio el Bailarín, Spanish dancer and choreographer (f. 1996).
  • 1921: Andrew Gleason, American mathematician (d. 2008).
  • 1922: Benno Besson, Swiss actor (d. 2006).
  • 1923: Carlos Botto Vallarino, Chilean composer (f. 2004).
  • 1924: Carlos Jonguitud Barrios, Mexican politician (d. 2011).
  • 1925: Doris Roberts, American actress (d. 2016).
  • 1929: Miliki (Emilio Alberto Aragón Bermúdez), clown, businessman, singer and Spanish presenter (d. 2012).
  • 1930: Dick Groat, American baseball player.
  • 1930: José Luis Ortiz Araya, Costa Rican journalist (d. 2012).
  • 1932: Thomas Klestil, Austrian politician and president (d. 2004).
  • 1933: Barbara Grier, American writer and editor (d. 2011).
  • 1933: Odumegwu Ojukwu, Nigerian Governor (d. 2011).
  • 1933: Charles K. Kao, Chinese electrical engineer, 2009 Nobel Prize in Physics (d. 2018).
  • 1935: Elgar Howarth, British conductor and composer.
  • 1936: Didier Ratsiraka, Malagasy politician and military man.
  • 1937: Loretta Swit, American actress.
  • 1938: Jorge Manicera, Uruguayan soccer player (d. 2012).
  • 1940: Carlos Echeverría, Spanish cyclist.
  • 1940: Manuel Ojeda, Mexican actor.
  • 1940: Silvia Roche, producer, writer and Mexican composer.
  • 1943: Clark Graebner, American tennis player.
  • 1946: Robert Mapplethorpe, American photographer.
  • 1947: Chela Arias, Colombian actress.
  • 1947: Miguel María Lasa, Spanish cyclist.
  • 1948: Delia Casanova, Mexican actress.
  • 1948: Amadou Toumani Touré, Malian president.
  • 1950: Markie Post, American actress.
  • 1951: Traian Băsescu, Romanian politician and president.
  • 1951: Cosey Fanni Tutti, British musician, of the band Throbbing Gristle.
  • 1953: Carlos M. Gutiérrez, American politician.
  • 1953: Jacques Villeneuve Sr., Canadian racing driver.
  • 1954: Chris Difford, British musician, of the band Squeeze.
  • 1955: Matti Vanhanen, Finnish Prime Minister.
  • 1956: James Honeyman-Scott, British guitarist, of the band The Pretenders.
  • 1956: Jordan Rudess, American musician, of the band Dream Theater.
  • 1957: Tony Abbott, Prime Minister of Australia.
  • 1957: Ferni Presas, Spanish bassist, of the Gabinete Caligari band.
  • 1959: César Évora, Cuban actor.
  • 1959: Ken Kirzinger, stuntman and Canadian actor.
  • 1961: Alejandra Flechner, Argentine actress.
  • 1961: Kathy Griffin, American comedian and actress.
  • 1961: Ralph Macchio, American actor.
  • 1962: Jeff Probst, American television presenter.
  • 1963: Horacio Elizondo, Argentine soccer referee.
  • 1963: Lenin Hurtado, Ecuadorian politician, leader of Popular Unity.
  • 1963: Rosario Flores, Spanish singer and actress.
  • 1963: Wang Shu, Chinese architect winner of the 2012 Pritzker Prize.
  • 1965: Tomoaki Ishizuka (Pata), Japanese musician, of the band X Japan.
  • 1965: Jeff Scott Soto, American musician, of the band Journey.
  • 1965: Wayne Static, American musician, of the band Static-X (f. 2014).
  • 1965: Lois Xosé Pereira, Spanish writer.
  • 1966: Sergio Sendel, Mexican actor.
  • 1967: Julian Iantzi, Navarrese television presenter.
  • 1969: Diddy (Sean Combs), American rapper.
  • 1969: Matthew McConaughey, American actor.
  • 1970: Elisabet Bargalló, Spanish actress
  • 1970: Sebastián Estevanez, Argentine actor.
  • 1972: Luís Figo, Portuguese footballer.
  • 1973: Carlos Díaz, Chilean actor
  • 1973: Francisca García-Huidobro, Chilean actress and television presenter.
  • 1974: Cedric Bixler-Zavala, American musician, of the band The Mars Volta.
  • 1975: Eduard Kokcharov, Russian handball player.
  • 1976: Bruno Junqueira, Brazilian racing driver.
  • 1976: Mario Melchiot, Dutch footballer.
  • 1976: Sander van Gessel, Dutch footballer.
  • 1977: José María Torre, Mexican actor.
  • 1979: Ximena Córdoba, Colombian actress, model and presenter.
  • 1979: Álvaro López, Chilean musician, of the bands Los Bunkers and López
  • 1980: Cristian Blanco, Costa Rican soccer player.
  • 1982: Kamila Skolimowska, Polish athlete (d. 2009).
  • 1985: Marcell Jansen, German footballer.
  • 1986: Alexz Johnson, Canadian actress and singer.
  • 1986: Natalie Pérez, Argentine actress.
  • 1986: Adrian Zaugg, South African racing driver.
  • 1987: Tommy Lee Sparta, Jamaican singer.
  • 1987: Tim Breukers, Dutch footballer.
  • 1989: Enner Valencia, Ecuadorian soccer player.
  • 1991: Lesley Kerkhove, Dutch tennis player.
  • 1992: Kim Seok-jin South Korean singer
  • 1993: Elisabeth Seitz, German gymnast.
  • 1998: Meadow Walker, American model.

Who Left Us “A Day as Today”?

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Who Left Us “A Day as Today”?

November 4 – A Day as Today

  • 711: Justinian II, Byzantine Emperor (b.669).
  • 1254: Juan III Ducas Vatatzés, Nicene Emperor (b. Circa 1192).
  • 1381: Pedro de Aragón, Aragonese infant (b.1305).
  • 1411: Khalil Sultan, governor of Transoxonia (b.1384).
  • 1584: Saint Charles Borromeo, Italian cardinal (b. 1538).
  • 1652: Jean-Charles de la Faille, Belgian mathematician (b. 1597).
  • 1664: Gaspar Pérez de Guzmán y Sandoval, Spanish aristocrat (b.1602).
  • 1669: Johannes Cocceius, Dutch theologian (b.1603).
  • 1698: Rasmus Bartholin, Danish physicist and mathematician (b. 1625).
  • 1702: John Benbow, British admiral (b.1653).
  • 1706: Antonio Teodoro Ortells, Spanish Baroque composer (b. 1649).
  • 1781: Johann Nikolaus Götz, German poet (b. 1721).
  • 1816: Robert Waring Darwin, British botanist (b. 1724).
  • 1847: Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy, German composer (b.1809).
  • 1856: Hippolyte Delaroche, French painter (b. 1797).
  • 1889: Manuel A. Alonso, Puerto Rican writer (b. 1822).
  • 1893: Pierre Tirard, French politician (b. 1827).
  • 1907: Diego Barros Arana, Chilean pedagogue, diplomat and historian (b. 1830).
  • 1908: Tomás Estrada Palma, Cuban president (b. 1835).
  • 1915: Tomás Meabe, Spanish politician and writer (b. 1879).
  • 1917: León Bloy (71), French writer (b. 1846).
  • 1918 – Wilfred Owen, British poet (b.1893).
  • 1921: Hara Takashi, Japanese Prime Minister (b.1856).
  • 1924: Gabriel Fauré, French composer (b.1845).
  • 1925: Alonso Quesada, Spanish writer (b. 1885).
  • 1928 – Arnold Rothstein, American mobster (b.1928).
  • 1931 – Buddy Bolden, American trumpeter (b.1877).
  • 1932: Salomón Reinach, pioneer in classical philology research and French archeology (b. 1858).
  • 1937: Emil Hassler, Swiss naturalist, botanist and physician (b. 1864).
  • 1937: Eduardo Ladislao Holmberg, Argentine botanist, zoologist and geologist (b. 1852).
  • 1939: Manuel Acero, Spanish politician and trade unionist (b. 1875).
  • 1940: Manuel Azaña, Spanish president (b. 1880).
  • 1948: Sanford Myron Zeller, American mycologist (b. 1885).
  • 1954: Stig Dagerman, Swedish writer (b.1923).
  • 1955 – Cy Young, American baseball player (b.1867).
  • 1957: Shoghi Effendi, an Israeli Baha’i religious (b. 1897).
  • 1964: Ezequiel Martínez Estrada, Argentine essayist, poet and short story writer (d. 1895).
  • 1968: Horace Gould, British Formula 1 driver (b.1918).
  • 1968: Michel Kikoine, Soviet painter (b.1892).
  • 1968: José Monegal, Uruguayan writer and journalist (b. 1892).
  • 1971: Guillermo León Valencia, Colombian President (b.1909).
  • 1974: Bert Patenaude, American footballer (b.1909).
  • 1975: Agustín Tosco, Argentine union leader (b.1930).
  • 1982: Jacques Tati, French director and actor (b.1907).
  • 1983: Sergio Fernández Larraín, Chilean politician (b.1909).
  • 1988: Takeo Miki, Japanese politician (b.1907).
  • 1990: David Stirling, aristocrat, activist and founder of the SAS (b.1915).
  • 1991: Tony Richardson, British filmmaker (b.1928).
  • 1992: José Luis Sáenz de Heredia, Spanish filmmaker (b.1911).
  • 1994: Ermes Muccinelli, Italian footballer (b.1927).
  • 1994: Sam Francis, American painter (b.1923).
  • 1995: Gilles Deleuze, French philosopher (b.1925).
  • 1995: Isaac Rabin, Israeli Prime Minister; assassinated (b.1922).
  • 1997: Quique Villanueva, Argentine singer (b.1942).
  • 1998: Pacho Herrera, Colombian drug trafficker (b.1951).
  • 1998: Jorge Wehbe, Argentine politician, last Minister of Economy of the Argentine civic-military dictatorship, in 1983 (b.1929).
  • 1999: Niní Gambier, Argentine actress (b.1916).
  • 2001: Adolfo Llauradó, Cuban actor.
  • 2003: Richard Wollheim, British philosopher (b.1923).
  • 2005: Nadia Anjuman, Afghan poet and journalist (b.1980).
  • 2005: Sheree North, American actress (b.1932).
  • 2006: Gerhard Ludwig Goebel, German theologian (b.1933).
  • 2006: Délfor Medina, Argentine actor (b.1928).
  • 2006: José del Patrocinio Romero Jiménez, Spanish painter and poet (b.1935).
  • 2008: Evelio Arias Ramos, Mexican actor and comedian (d. 1966).
  • 2008: Michael Crichton, American writer (b. 1942).
  • 2008: Juan Camilo Mouriño, Mexican politician (b. 1971).
  • 2010: Gabriela David, Argentine screenwriter and film director (b. 1960).
  • 2011: Alfonso Cano, Colombian guerrilla (b.1948).
  • 2011: Graciela Romero, Chilean writer and social worker (b.1925).
  • 2011: Norman Foster Ramsey, American physicist, Nobel laureate in Physics in 1989 (b.1915).
  • 2012: Miguel Calero, Colombian-Mexican soccer player (b. 1971).
  • 2014: Enrique Olivera, Argentine politician (b.1940).
  • 2015: Melissa Mathison, American writer, screenwriter of E.T., the extraterrestrial (b.1950).
  • 2016: Jean-Jacques Perrey, French musician and producer (b.1929).
  • 2016: Julio Baccaro, Argentine actor, playwright, theater director and teacher (b.1940).
  • 2017: Isabel Granada, Filipino actress (b.1976).

What is Celebrated “A Day as Today”?

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What is Celebrated “A Day as Today”?

November 4 – A Day as Today

  • UNESCO World Day
  • Egypt: Valentine’s Day is celebrated.
  • Panama: the Day of National Symbols is celebrated.
  • Tonga: it is celebrated on Constitution Day.
  • Russia: the Day of Popular Unity is celebrated.
  • Israel: Rabin Assassination Day is commemorated.

Catholic Santoral “A Day as Today”

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Catholic Santoral “A Day as Today”

November 4 – A Day as Today

  • Saint Agricola of Bologna
  • San Amancio de Rodez
  • Saint Charles Borromeo
  • Saint Emeric of Hungary
  • Saint Hermas of Lycia
  • Saint Modest of Trier
  • San Nicandro de Mira
  • Saint Perpetual of Maastrich
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