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 This day in History - May 4
365 Historic Events for May 4
1921

Patsy Garrett, Atlantic City NJ, actress (Nanny and the Professor)

Birth
1921

John van Kesteren, Dutch tenor (Komische Oper, West-Berlin)

Birth
1922

KNX-AM in Los Angeles CA begins radio transmissions

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1922

John Paul Hammerschmidt, (Rep-R-AR, 1967- )

Birth
1923

NY state revokes Prohibition law

Event
1923

Bloody street battles between nazi's, socialist and police in Vienna

Event
1924

Peter Aldersley, actor/disc jockey

Birth
1924

Tat'yana Petrovna Nikolayeva, composer

Birth
1924

8th Olympic games open at Paris, France

Event
1924

German Republic election fascists and communists win

Event
1925

League of Nations conference on arms control and poison gas usage

Event
1925

Peter Blum, German/South African/English poet (Capricorn)

Birth
1926

General strike hits Britain

Event
1926

G Reinshagen, writer

Birth
1926

Milton "Milt" Thompson, US NASA-test pilot/chief-engineer (X-15)

Birth
1927

1st balloon flight over 40,000 feet (Scott Field, Ill)

Event
1927

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences forms

Event
1927

Nicaragua agrees to a US supervised presidential election in 1928

Event
1928

Betsy Rawls, Spartanburg SC, golfer (US Womens Open-51, 53, 57, 60)

Birth
1928

Hosni Mubarak, Egyptian president (1981- )

Birth
1928

Maynard Ferguson, Verdun Quebec, jazz trumpeter (Roulette)

Birth
1928

Barry E Odell Pain, English writer (Punch), dies at 63

Death
1929

Audrey Hepburn, Brussels Belg, (Breakfast at Tiffany's, My Fair Lady)

Birth
1929

Lou Gehrig hits 3 consecutive HRs, Yankees 11, Tigers 9

Event
1929

Henry Morton Dunham, composer, dies at 75

Death