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 This day in History - August 4
338 Historic Events for August 4
1979

USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

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1979

Italian govt of Cossiga begins

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1980

-11] Hurricane Aline, kills 272 in Texas and Caribbean

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1980

Seattle Mariners replace manager Darrell Johnson with Maury Wills

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1980

John and Yoko begin recording "Double Fantasy"

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1981

Melvyn Douglas, [Hesselberg], actor (Woman's Face, Hud), dies at 80

Death
1981

Columbia mated with SRBs and external tank for STS-2 mission

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1981

Oliver North is assigned to White House duty

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1982

NY Met Joel Youngblood singles in Chicago day game, he is traded, then singles for Expos in Philadelphia night game

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1983

Bettino Craxi sworn in as premier of Italy

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1983

While warming up before 5th inning Yankee Dave Winfield accidentally kills a seagull

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1983

Revolution in Burkina

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1983

France performs nuclear test

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1984

Walter Burke, actor (Jack the Giant Killer), dies at 75 of emphysema

Death
1984

Edmond Ryan, actor (Human Monster), dies at 79 of a heart attack

Death
1984

Republic of Upper Volta becomes Bourkina Fasso (National Day)

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1984

Prince's "Purple Rain," album goes to #1 and stays #1 for 24 weeks

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1984

Cliff Johnson sets a record with his 19th pinch hit HR

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1984

Carl Lewis wins gold medal in 100-meter dash at LA Summer Olympics

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1984

Mary Miles Minter, actress (Drums of Fate), die at 82 of heart failure

Death
1985

Penny Hammel wins LPGA Jamie Farr Toledo Golf Classic

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1985

Rod Carew, is 16th to get 3,000 hits

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1985

White Sox Tom Seaver is 17th to win #300, beating Yankees

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1985

Phil Rizzuto Day, Yanks retire #10

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1985

Calif Angel Rod Carew gets his 3,000th hit

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