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 This day in History - August 4
338 Historic Events for August 4
1923

Arthur Butterworth, composer

Birth
1925

Alfons Van de Perre, Flemish physician, dies

Death
1925

US marines leave Nicaragua after 13-year occupation

Event
1925

1st Dutch Colijn govt forms

Event
1927

John Dillon, Irish nationalist/British Lower house leader, dies at 75

Death
1927

Peace Bridge between US and Canada opens

Event
1928

Udham Singh, India, field hockey player (Olympic-gold-1952, 56, 64)

Birth
1929

Indians, in 9th with 2 outs score 9 to beat Yanks 14-6

Event
1929

Jones Beach in NY opens

Event
1929

60,000 SA'ers/SS'ers march by Munich

Event
1929

Yasser Arafat, leader (Palestine Liberation Organization)

Birth
1930

Child labor laws estralished in Belgium

Event
1930

Siegfried Wagner, German opera composer, dies at 61

Death
1930

David M G Curry, South African Labour Party parliament leader

Birth
1930

John Gorman, printer/socialist historian

Birth
1931

Daniel H Williams, doctor (pioneer in surgery), dies

Death
1931

Narendra Tamhane, dependable Indian cricket wicketkeeper (1950's)

Birth
1933

Nathan Eugene Brooks, Cleve Oh, flyweight boxer (Olympic-gold-1952)

Birth
1933

Rudi van Dantzig, Dutch choreographer/ballet dancer (Painted Birds)

Birth
1934

NY Giants Mel Ott sets record of 6 runs in game and beats Phillies 21-4

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1934

Dallas Green, baseball manager (Phillies, Yankees)

Birth
1934

Jonas Savimbi, Angolian leader of Unita

Birth
1934

Rutger Kopland, [Rutger van den Hoofdakker], Dutch poet

Birth
1935

Micha‰l Slory, Suriname poet (Bitter Combat)

Birth
1936

Elsberry Hobbs, rocker (Drifters)

Birth