è successo un 04 Ottobre

1957 : Sputnik launched

On October 4, 1957, the Soviets launched the first Sputnik (satellite) into space from the Tyuratam launch base in Kazakhstan. It circled around the Earth in 1 hour and 36 minutes and remained in space until January 1958 before entering Earth's atmosphere and disintegrate.

1958 : Beginning of the Fifth Republic

On October 4, 1958, the Fifth French Republic began when a new Constitution came into effect. The new regime was put in after the Algiers crisis in 1958 in order to have a stronger executive power instead of continuous change of governments because of the inability to obtain a stable majority in the Nationale Assembly during the 4th Republic.

1970 : Janis Joplin died of an overdose

On October 4, 1970, the American singer Janis Joplin died of a heroin overdose in her hotel room in Los Angeles. She was 27 years old. In three years, the singer, with a strong character and an exceptional voice, had changed from a complete unknown artist to a rock legend.

1992 : A plane crashes into an apartment building

On October 4, 1992, a El-Al Boeing 747 cargo which had lost two of its engines, crashed into an apartment building near the airport of Amsterdam. The four crew members and at least 100 people in the building were killed.

2001 : An airliner hit by a missile

On October 4, 2001, Siberia Airlines Flight 1812, from Tel Aviv to Novosibirsk in Russia crashed near the Black Sea. The 78 passengers and crew were killed. The aircraft was hit by a S-200 missile which control was lost during an exercise of the Ukrainian Air Defense Forces.

Novità del giorno : 04 Ottobre

Independance Day in Lesotho
October 4, is Independence Day in Lesotho, whicho commemorates its independence gained against the United Kingdom on October 4, 1966.

Citazione del giorno : 04 Ottobre

Liev Schreiber
As soon as you know what you're doing, you're doing it wrong.

Compleanni : 04 Ottobre

Jacqueline Pascal, Bambina prodigia francese, sorella di Blaise Pascal (1625)
Antoine Arbogast, Matematico francese (1759)
François Guizot, Politico francese (1787)
Jean-François Millet, Pittore francese (1814)
Juliette Adam, Scrittrice francese (1836)
Buster Keaton, Comico americano (1895)
Vitaly Ginzburg, Fisico russo, Premio Nobel (1916)
Kenichi Fukui, Chimico giapponese, premio Nobel (1918)
Charlton Heston, Attore americano (1923)
Jackie Collins, Scrittrice inglese (1937)
Kurt Wüthrich, Chimico svizzero, Premio Nobel (1938)
Anne Rice, Scrittrice americana (1941)
Susan Sarandon, Attrice americana (1946)
Julien Clerc, Cantante francese (1947)
Stephen Gyllenhaal, Regista americano (1949)
Tchéky Karyo, Attore francese (1953)
Chris Lowe, Musicista inglese (Pet Shop Boys) (1959)
Liev Schreiber, Attore e regista americano (1967)
Darren Middleton, Chitarrista australiano (1971)
Alicia Silverstone, Attrice americana (1975)
Lena Katina, Cantante russa (t.A.T.u.) (1984)
Sara Forestier, Attrice francese (1986)
Kimmie Meissner, Pattinatrice americana (1989)

Ci hanno lasciato un 04 Ottobre

Frédéric Bartholdi, Scultore francese (1904)
Max Planck, Fisico tedesco, premio Nobel per la Fisica (1947)
Janis Joplin, Cantante americana (1970)
Glenn Gould, Pianista canadese (1982)
Bernard Buffet, Pittore francese (1999)
Michael Smith, Biochimico canadese, Premio Nobel per la Chimica (2000)
Vue mer : crédit photo Aseed