eso ha pasado un 04 Agosto

1789 : Abolition of privileges

On the night of August 4, 1789, the Constituent Assembly abolished the privileges of the nobility resulting from the feudal system in order to calm the peasant revolt that was spreading in the countryside. The whole feudal system is abolished.

1944 : Anne Frank arrested

On August 4, 1944, Anne Frank, her family and other people sharing their refuge in a warehouse in Amsterdam, were captured by the Gestapo and deported to concentration camps. Anne Frank was 15 yearsold. She died in the Bergen-Belsen camp in March 1945.

1946 : Earthquake in the Dominican Republic

On August 4, 1946, an earthquake of magnitude 8.0 on the Richter scale hit the Dominican Republic. 100 people were killed. The relatively small number of victims, compared to the magnitude, was due to the fact that the earthquake occurred in the afternoon when everyone was outside.

1974 : A bomb exploded in Italicus Express

On August 4, 1974, a bomb exploded in the night train Italicus Express which was traveling from Rome to Munich. 12 people were killed and 48 injured.
The attack was perpetrated by neo-fascist organization Ordine Nuovo.

1984 : Upper Volta became Burkina Faso

On August 4, 1984, Upper Volta changed its name to Burkina Faso, (the land of honorable people). This change was wanted by the president of the National Council for the Revolution, Thomas Sankara, who came to power on 4 August 1983 by a coup.

Actualidad del día : 04 Agosto

National Day in Cook Islands
August 4 is the national holiday in the Cook Islands which commemorate their Constitution adopted on August 4, 1965. Cook Islands, which include 15 islands, are an independent state, but associated with New Zealand, ruling their internal affairs but without international sovereignty.

Cita del día : 04 Agosto

Barack Obama
I found this national debt, doubled, wrapped in a big bow waiting for me as I stepped into the Oval Office.

Cumpleaños : 04 Agosto

Louis Vuitton, Diseñador francés (1821)
Knut Hamsun, Escritor noruego, Premio Nobel de Literatura (1859)
Henri Cornet, Ciclista francés (1884)
Louis Armstrong, Trompetista de jazz estadounidense (1901)
Raoul Wallenberg, Diplomático y humanitaria sueco (1912)
Michel Déon, Escritor francés (1919)
George Irving Bell, Físico y alpinista estadounidense (1926)
Thierry Roland, Comentarista deportivo (1937)
Ted Strickland, Político estadounidense (1941)
Don S. Davis, Actor americano (1942)
Richard Belzer, Actor americano (1944)
Marie-France Cubadda, Periodista francesa (1947)
François Valéry, Cantante francés (1954)
José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero, Primer ministro de España (1960)
Barack Obama, 44o Presidente de los Estados Unidos (1961)
Fredrik Reinfeldt, Primer ministro de Suecia (1965)
Michael Marsh, Atleta estadounidense (1965)
Luc Leblanc, Ciclista francés (1966)
Daniel Dae Kim, Actor americano coreano (1968)
Max Cavalera, Músico brasileño (Sepultura) (1969)
Michael DeLuise, Actor americano (1969)
Luís Boa Morte, Futbolista portugués (1977)
Emmanuelle Boidron, Actriz francesa (1978)

Nos han dejado un 04 Agosto

Hans Christian Andersen, Escritor de cuento de hadas danés (1875)
Melvyn Douglas, Actor americano (1981)
Jeanne Calment, Persona que vivió más tiempo en el mundo (122 años) (1997)
Victor Mature, Actor americano (1999)
Frederick Chapman Robbins, Virólogo estadounidense, Premio Nobel de Fisiología o Medicina (2003)
Vue mer : crédit photo Aseed