May 4th Historical Events, Birthday, Deaths, Holidays, Days, Observances in India/World

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May 4th Event, History, Birthday, Deaths, Holidays, Days, Observances on this Day in India/World

History Events in May 4th:

1256 – The Augustinian monastic order is constituted at the Lecceto Monastery when Pope Alexander IV issues a papal bull Licet ecclesiae catholicae.

1415 – Religious reformers John Wycliffe and Jan Hus are condemned as heretics at the Council of Constance.

1436 – Assassination of the Swedish rebel (later national hero) Engelbrekt Engelbrektsson

1471 – Wars of the Roses: The Battle of Tewkesbury: Edward IV defeats a Lancastrian Army and kills Edward of Westminster, Prince of Wales.

1493 – Pope Alexander VI divides the New World between Spain and Portugal along the Line of Demarcation.

1626 – Dutch explorer Peter Minuit arrives in New Netherland (present day Manhattan Island) aboard the See Meeuw.

1686 – The Municipality of Ilagan is founded in the Philippines.

1776 – Rhode Island becomes the first American colony to renounce allegiance to King George III.

1799 – Fourth Anglo-Mysore War: The Battle of Seringapatam: The siege of Seringapatam ends when the city is invaded and Tipu Sultan killed by the besieging British army, under the command of General George Harris.

1814 – Emperor Napoleon arrives at Portoferraio on the island of Elba to begin his exile.

1814 – King Ferdinand VII abolishes the Spanish Constitution of 1812, returning Spain to absolutism.

1836 – Formation of Ancient Order of Hibernians

1859 – The Cornwall Railway opens across the Royal Albert Bridge linking Devon and Cornwall in England.

1869 – The Naval Battle of Hakodate is fought in Japan.

1871 – The National Association, the first professional baseball league, opens its first season in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

1886 – Haymarket affair: A bomb is thrown at policemen trying to break up a labor rally in Chicago, United States, killing eight and wounding 60. The police fire into the crowd.

1904 – The United States begins construction of the Panama Canal.

1910 – The Royal Canadian Navy is created.

1912 – Italy occupies the Greek island of Rhodes.

1919 – May Fourth Movement: Student demonstrations take place in Tiananmen Square in Beijing, China, protesting the Treaty of Versailles, which transferred Chinese territory to Japan.

1926 – The United Kingdom general strike begins.

1932 – In Atlanta, mobster Al Capone begins serving an eleven-year prison sentence for tax evasion.

1942 – World War II: The Battle of the Coral Sea begins with an attack by aircraft from the United States aircraft carrier USS Yorktown on Japanese naval forces at Tulagi Island in the Solomon Islands. The Japanese forces had invaded Tulagi the day before.

1945 – World War II: Neuengamme concentration camp near Hamburg is liberated by the British Army.

1945 – World War II: The German surrender at Lüneburg Heath is signed, coming into effect the following day. It encompasses all Wehrmacht units in the Netherlands, Denmark and northwest Germany.

1946 – In San Francisco Bay, U.S. Marines from the nearby Treasure Island Naval Base stop a two-day riot at Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary; 5 people are killed in the riot.

1949 – The entire Torino football team (except for two players who did not take the trip: Sauro Tomà, due to an injury and Renato Gandolfi, because of coach request) is killed in a plane crash.

1953 – Ernest Hemingway wins the Pulitzer Prize for The Old Man and the Sea.

1959 – The 1st Annual Grammy Awards are held.

1961 – American civil rights movement: The “Freedom Riders” begin a bus trip through the South.

1961 – Malcolm Ross and Victor Prather attain a new altitude record for manned balloon flight ascending in the Strato-Lab V open gondola to 113,740 feet (34.67 km).

1970 – Vietnam War: Kent State shootings: The Ohio National Guard, sent to Kent State University after disturbances in the city of Kent the weekend before, opens fire killing four unarmed students and wounding nine others. The students were protesting the Cambodian Campaign of the United States and South Vietnam.

1972 – The Don’t Make A Wave Committee, a fledgling environmental organization founded in Canada in 1971, officially changes its name to “Greenpeace Foundation”.

1978 – The South African Defence Force attacks a SWAPO base at Cassinga in southern Angola, killing about 600 people.

1979 – Margaret Thatcher becomes the first female Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

1982 – Twenty sailors are killed when the British Type 42 destroyer HMS Sheffield is hit by an Argentinian Exocet missile during the Falklands War.

1988 – The PEPCON disaster rocks Henderson, Nevada, as tons of Space Shuttle fuel detonate during a fire.

1989 – Iran–Contra affair: Former White House aide Oliver North is convicted of three crimes and acquitted of nine other charges; the convictions are later overturned on appeal.

1990 – Latvia proclaims the renewal of its independence after the Soviet occupation.

1994 – Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and PLO leader Yasser Arafat sign a peace accord, granting self-rule in the Gaza Strip and Jericho.

1998 – A federal judge in Sacramento, California, gives “Unabomber” Theodore Kaczynski four life sentences plus 30 years after Kaczynski accepts a plea agreement sparing him from the death penalty.

2000 – Ken Livingstone becomes the first Mayor of London (an office separate from that of the Lord Mayor of London).

2007 – Greensburg, Kansas is almost completely destroyed by a 1.7 mi wide EF5 tornado. It was the first-ever tornado to be rated as such with the new Enhanced Fujita scale.

2014 – Three people are killed and 62 injured in a pair of bombings on buses in Nairobi, Kenya.

Births in May 4th

1006 – Khwaja Abdullah Ansari, Persian mystic and poet (d. 1088)

1008 – Henry I, king of France (d. 1060)

1559 – Alice Spencer, English noblewoman (d. 1637)

1634 – Katherine Ferrers, English aristocrat and heiress (d. 1660)

1649 – Chhatrasal, Indian ruler (d. 1731)

1655 – Bartolomeo Cristofori, Italian instrument maker, invented the piano (d. 1731)

1677 – Françoise-Marie de Bourbon, French noblewoman (d.1749)

1715 – Richard Graves, English minister and author (d. 1804)

1733 – Jean-Charles de Borda, French mathematician, physicist, and sailor (d. 1799)

1752 – John Brooks, American soldier and politician, 11th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1825)

1757 – Manuel Tolsá, Spanish sculptor and first director of the Academy of San Carlos in Mexico City (d. 1816)

1767 – Tyagaraja, Indian composer (d. 1847)

1770 – François Gérard, French painter (d. 1837)

1772 – Friedrich Arnold Brockhaus, German publisher (d. 1823)

1796 – Horace Mann, American educator and politician (d. 1859)

1796 – William Pennington, American lawyer and politician, 13th Governor of New Jersey, 23rd Speaker of the United States House of Representatives (d. 1862)

1796 – William H. Prescott, American historian and scholar (d. 1859)

1820 – Julia Gardiner Tyler, American wife of John Tyler, 11th First Lady of the United States (d. 1889)

1820 – John Whiteaker, American soldier, judge, and politician, 1st Governor of Oregon (d. 1902)

1822 – Charles Boucher de Boucherville, Canadian physician and politician, 3rd Premier of Quebec (d. 1915)

1825 – Thomas Henry Huxley, English biologist, anatomist, and academic (d. 1895)

1825 – Augustus Le Plongeon, English-American historian, photographer, and academic (d. 1908)

1826 – Frederic Edwin Church, American painter (d. 1900)

1827 – John Hanning Speke, English soldier and explorer (d. 1864)

1851 – Thomas Dewing, American painter (d. 1938)

1852 – Alice Liddell, English model (d. 1934)

1883 – Wang Jingwei, Chinese politician (d. 1944)

1884 – Richard Baggallay, English army officer and cricketer (d. 1975)

1887 – Andrew Dasburg, French-American painter (d. 1979)

1889 – Francis Spellman, American cardinal (d. 1967)

1890 – Franklin Carmichael, Canadian painter (d. 1945)

1902 – Ronnie Aird, English cricketer and administrator (d. 1986)

1902 – Cola Debrot, Dutch physician, lawyer, and politician (d. 1981)

1903 – Luther Adler, American actor (d. 1984)

1903 – Paul Demel, Czech actor (d. 1951)

1905 – Al Dexter, American country singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1984)

1906 – Gustav Bergmann, Austrian-American philosopher from the Vienna Circle (d. 1987)

1907 – Lincoln Kirstein, American soldier and playwright, co-founded the New York City Ballet (d. 1996)

1907 – Walter Walsh, American target shooter and FBI agent (d. 2014)

1908 – Wolrad Eberle, German decathlete (d. 1949)

1911 – Evald Seepere, Estonian boxer (d. 1990)

1913 – John Broome, American author (d. 1999)

1913 – Princess Katherine of Greece and Denmark (d. 2007)

1914 – Maedayama Eigorō, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 39th Yokozuna (d. 1971)

1916 – Jane Jacobs, American-Canadian journalist, author, and activist (d. 2006)

1916 – Richard Proenneke, American soldier, carpenter, and meteorologist (d. 2003)

1917 – Edward T. Cone, American pianist and composer (d. 2004)

1917 – Nick Joaquin, Filipino writer, journalist and historian (d. 2004)

1918 – Tom Mead, Australian journalist and politician (d. 2004)

1918 – Kakuei Tanaka, Japanese soldier and politician, 64th Prime Minister of Japan (d. 1993)

1919 – Dory Funk, American wrestler and trainer (d. 1973)

1919 – Basil Yamey, South African-English economist and academic

1921 – Patsy Garrett, American actress and singer (d. 2015)

1921 – John van Kesteren, Dutch-American tenor and actor (d. 2008)

1921 – Edo Murtić, Croatian painter, sculptor, and illustrator (d. 2005)

1922 – Paul-Émile Charbonneau, Canadian archbishop (d. 2014)

1922 – Eugenie Clark, American biologist and academic (d. 2015)

1923 – Stanley Biber, American soldier and physician (d. 2006)

1923 – Ed Cassidy, American jazz and rock drummer (d. 2012)

1923 – Assi Rahbani, Lebanese composer and producer (d. 1986)

1923 – Eric Sykes, British actor and comedian (d. 2012)

1923 – John Toner, American football player and coach (d. 2014)

1925 – Jenő Buzánszky, Hungarian footballer and coach (d. 2015)

1925 – Maurice R. Greenberg, American businessman and philanthropist

1926 – David Stoddart, Baron Stoddart of Swindon, English politician

1928 – Maynard Ferguson, Canadian trumpet player and bandleader (d. 2006)

1928 – Thomas Kinsella, Irish poet, translator, and publisher

1928 – Hosni Mubarak, Egyptian air marshal and politician, 4th President of Egypt (d.2020)

1928 – Betsy Rawls, American golfer

1928 – Wolfgang von Trips, German race car driver (d. 1961)

1929 – Manuel Contreras, Chilean general (d. 2015)

1929 – Audrey Hepburn, Belgian-British actress and humanitarian (d. 1993)

1930 – Roberta Peters, American soprano (d. 2017)

1930 – Katherine Jackson, matriarch of the Jackson family; mother of Michael Jackson

1931 – Jan Pesman, Dutch speed skater (d. 2014)

1931 – Gennady Rozhdestvensky, Russian conductor and educator (d. 2018)

1931 – Thomas Stuttaford, English physician, journalist, and politician (d. 2018)

1932 – Harlon Hill, American football player and coach (d. 2013)

1932 – Alexander MacAra, Scottish epidemiologist and academic (d. 2012)

1933 – J. Fred Duckett, American journalist and educator (d. 2007)

1936 – El Cordobés, Spanish bullfighter

1936 – Med Hondo, Mauritanian filmmaker and actor (d. 2019)

1937 – Ron Carter, American bassist and educator

1937 – Dick Dale, American surf-rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter (d. 2019)

1937 – Wim Verstappen, Dutch director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2004)

1938 – Tyrone Davis, American blues and soul singer (d. 2005)

1938 – Carlos Monsiváis, Mexican journalist, author, and critic (d. 2010)

1938 – Gillian Tindall, English historian and author

1939 – Neil Fox, English rugby player and coach

1939 – Amos Oz, Israeli journalist and author (d. 2018)

1939 – Leon Rochefort, Canadian ice hockey player

1940 – Robin Cook, American physician and author

1940 – Peter Gregg, American race car driver and businessman (d. 1980)

1941 – George Will, American journalist and author

1942 – Nickolas Ashford, American singer-songwriter, pianist, and producer (d. 2011)

1943 – Georgi Asparuhov, Bulgarian footballer (d. 1971)

1943 – Mihail Chemiakin, Russian painter and sculptor

1943 – Prasanta Pattanaik, Indian economist and academic

1944 – Steve Liebmann, Australian radio and television host

1944 – Russi Taylor, American voice actress (d. 2019)

1945 – Jan Mulder, Dutch footballer and journalist

1946 – John Barnard, English car designer

1946 – Gary Bauer, American political activist

1946 – John Watson, British race car driver

1947 – John Bosley, Canadian businessman and politician, 31st Canadian Speaker of the House of Commons

1947 – Ronald Sørensen, Dutch historian and politician

1947 – Trivimi Velliste, Estonian politician, 17th Estonian Minister of Foreign Affairs

1948 – Alison Britton, English sculptor and educator

1948 – Hurley Haywood, American race car driver

1948 – King George Tupou V of Tonga, (d. 2012)

1949 – Graham Swift, English novelist and short story writer

1950 – Darryl Hunt, English bass player

1951 – Colin Bass, English bass player, songwriter, and producer

1951 – Colleen Hanabusa, American lawyer and politician

1951 – Jackie Jackson, American singer-songwriter and dancer

1952 – Belinda Green, Australian beauty queen and 1972 Miss World

1953 – Pia Zadora, American actress and singer

1954 – Ryan Cayabyab, Filipino pianist, composer, and conductor

1956 – Michael L. Gernhardt, American astronaut and engineer

1956 – David Guterson, American novelist, short story writer, poet, and essayist

1956 – Ken Oberkfell, American baseball player and coach

1957 – Jaak Huimerind, Estonian architect

1957 – Kathy Kreiner, Canadian skier

1957 – Peter Sleep, Australian cricketer

1957 – Marijke Vos, Dutch educator and politician

1958 – Delbert Fowler, American football player

1958 – Keith Haring, American painter (d. 1990)

1958 – Jane Kennedy, English politician

1958 – Caroline Spelman, English politician, Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

1959 – Valdemaras Chomičius, Lithuanian basketball player and coach

1959 – Randy Travis, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor

1959 – Bob Tway, American golfer

1960 – Werner Faymann, Austrian politician, 28th Chancellor of Austria

1961 – Jay Aston, English singer-songwriter and dancer

1964 – Silvia Costa, Cuban high jumper

1966 – Gary Elkins, English footballer and manager[1]

1966 – Jane McGrath, English-Australian activist, co-founded the McGrath Foundation (d. 2008)

1967 – Kate Garraway, English journalist

1967 – Ana Gasteyer, American actress and singer

1969 – Micah Aivazoff, Canadian ice hockey player

1969 – Franz Resch, Austrian footballer and manager

1970 – Gregg Alexander, American singer-songwriter and producer

1970 – Will Arnett, Canadian actor and producer

1970 – Giovanni Mirabassi, Italian jazz musician

1970 – Dawn Staley, American basketball player

1970 – Paul Wiseman, New Zealand cricketer and coach

1971 – Joe Borowski, American baseball player and sportscaster

1971 – Miles Stewart, Australian triathlete

1972 – Manny Aybar, Dominican baseball player

1972 – Mike Dirnt, American bass player and songwriter

1973 – Matthew Barnaby, Canadian ice hockey player and sportscaster

1973 – Guillermo Barros Schelotto, Argentinian footballer and coach

1973 – John Madden, Canadian ice hockey player and coach

1974 – Miguel Cairo, Venezuelan baseball player and coach

1974 – Tony McCoy, Northern Irish jockey and sportscaster

1976 – Ben Grieve, American baseball player

1976 – Rory Hamill, Northern Irish international footballer[2]

1976 – Jason Michaels, American baseball player

1976 – Indrek Visnapuu, Estonian basketball player and coach

1977 – John Tripp, Canadian-German ice hockey player

1978 – Erin Andrews, American sportscaster and journalist

1978 – Igor Biscan, Croatian footballer

1978 – Brett Burton, Australian footballer

1978 – Vladimíra Uhlířová, Czech tennis player

1979 – Lance Bass, American singer, dancer, and producer

1979 – Kristin Harmel, American journalist and author

1979 – Marie Poissonnier, French pole vaulter

1979 – Lesley Vainikolo, Tongan rugby player

1980 – Andrew Raycroft, Canadian ice hockey player

1981 – Eric Djemba-Djemba, Cameroon footballer

1981 – Dallon Weekes, American singer-songwriter and musician

1982 – Kleopas Giannou, Greek footballer

1982 – Markus Rogan, Austrian swimmer

1982 – Giorgos Tsiaras, Greek basketball player

1983 – Dan Christian, Australian cricketer

1983 – Derek Roy, Canadian ice hockey player

1983 – Robert Zwinkels, Dutch footballer

1984 – Manjural Islam Rana, Bangladeshi cricketer (d. 2007)

1984 – Brad Maddox, American wrestler and referee

1984 – Sarah Meier, Swiss figure skater

1984 – Montell Owens, American football player

1984 – Kevin Slowey, American baseball player

1985 – Ravi Bopara, English cricketer

1985 – Anthony Fedorov, Ukrainian-born American singer and actor

1985 – Fernandinho, Brazilian footballer

1985 – Jamie Adenuga, English MC and rapper

1986 – Devan Dubnyk, Canadian ice hockey player

1986 – George Hill, American basketball player

1987 – Cesc Fàbregas, Spanish footballer

1987 – Jorge Lorenzo, Spanish motorcycle racer

1988 – Radja Nainggolan, Belgian footballer

1989 – Dániel Gyurta, Hungarian swimmer

1989 – Henna Lindholm, Finnish figure skater

1989 – Rory McIlroy, Northern Irish golfer

1989 – Aris Tatarounis, Greek basketball player

1989 – James van Riemsdyk, American ice hockey player

1990 – Irina Falconi, American tennis player

1990 – Ryan Morgan, Australian rugby league player

1990 – Duvashen Padayachee, Australian race car driver[3]

1990 – Andrea Torres, Filipino actress and model

1991 – Brianne Jenner, Canadian women’s ice hockey player

1992 – Victor Oladipo, American basketball player

1993 – Jānis Bērziņš, Latvian basketball player

1994 – Abi Masatora, Japanese sumo wrestler

1994 – Joseph Tapine, New Zealand rugby league player

1996 – Pelayo Roza, Spanish sprint canoeist

Deaths in May 4th

408 – Venerius, archbishop of Milan

784 – Arbeo, bishop of Freising

1003 – Herman II, duke of Swabia

1038 – Gotthard of Hildesheim, German bishop (b. 960)

1406 – Coluccio Salutati, chancellor of Florence (b. 1331)

1436 – Engelbrekt Engelbrektsson, Swedish rebel leader

1471 – Edward of Westminster, Prince of Wales, son and heir of Henry VI of England (b. 1453)

1471 – Edmund Beaufort, 4th Duke of Somerset (b. 1438)

1483 – George Neville, Duke of Bedford (b. 1457)

1506 – Husayn Mirza Bayqara, Timurid ruler of Herat (b. 1438)

1519 – Lorenzo de’ Medici, duke of Urbino (b. 1492)

1535 – John Houghton, Carthusian monk and saint

1562 – Lelio Sozzini, Italian Protestant theologian (b. 1525)

1566 – Luca Ghini, Italian physician and botanist (b. 1490)

1571 – Pierre Viret, Swiss theologian and reformer (b. 1511)

1604 – Claudio Merulo, Italian organist and composer (b. 1533)

1605 – Ulisse Aldrovandi, Italian naturalist (b. 1522)

1615 – Adriaan van Roomen, Flemish priest and mathematician (b. 1561)

1626 – Arthur Lake, English bishop and scholar (b. 1569)

1677 – Isaac Barrow, English mathematician and theologian (b. 1630)

1684 – John Nevison, English criminal (b. 1639)

1729 – Louis Antoine de Noailles, French cardinal (b. 1651)

1734 – James Thornhill, English painter and politician (b. 1675)

1737 – Eustace Budgell, English journalist and politician (b. 1686)

1774 – Anthony Ulrich of Brunswick, Prussian nobleman (b. 1714)

1776 – Jacques Saly, French painter and sculptor (b. 1717)

1790 – Matthew Tilghman, American politician (b. 1718)

1799 – Tipu, ruler of Mysore (b. 1750)

1811 – Nikolay Kamensky, Russian general (b. 1776)

1816 – Samuel Dexter, American lawyer and politician, 4th United States Secretary of War, 3rd United States Secretary of the Treasury (b. 1761)

1824 – Joseph Joubert, French author (b. 1754)

1826 – Sebastián Kindelán y O’Regan, colonial governor of East Florida, Santo Domingo and Cuba (b. 1757)[4]

1839 – Denis Davydov, Russian general and poet (b. 1784)

1858 – Aimé Bonpland, French botanist and explorer (b. 1773)

1859 – Joseph Diaz Gergonne, French mathematician and philosopher (b. 1771)

1880 – Edward Clark, American lawyer and politician, 8th Governor of Texas (b. 1815)

1901 – John Jones Ross, Canadian lawyer and politician, 7th Premier of Quebec (b. 1831)

1903 – Gotse Delchev, Macedonian Bulgarian revolutionary IMRO (b. 1872)

1912 – Nettie Stevens, American geneticist credited with discovering sex chromosomes (b. 1861)[5]

1916 – Ned Daly, Irish rebel commander (Easter Rising) (b. 1891)

1916 – John Murray, Australian politician, 23rd Premier of Victoria (b. 1851)

1916 – Joseph Plunkett, Irish rebel and writer (b. 1887)

1916 – Willie Pearse, Irish rebel (b. 1891)

1919 – Milan Rastislav Štefánik, Slovak general and politician (b. 1880)

1922 – Viktor Kingissepp, Estonian politician (b. 1888)

1923 – Ralph McKittrick, American golfer and tennis player (b. 1877)

1924 – E. Nesbit, English author and poet (b. 1858)

1938 – Kanō Jigorō, Japanese founder of judo (b. 1860)

1938 – Carl von Ossietzky, German journalist and activist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1889)

1941 – Chris McKivat, Australian rugby player and coach (b. 1880)

1945 – Fedor von Bock, German field marshal (b. 1880)

1953 – Alexandre Pharamond, French rugby player (b. 1876)

1955 – George Enescu, Romanian pianist, composer, and conductor (b. 1881)

1964 – Karl Robert Pusta, Estonian politician, 4th Estonian Minister of Foreign Affairs (b. 1883)

1969 – Osbert Sitwell, English-Italian author and poet (b. 1892)

1972 – Edward Calvin Kendall, American chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1886)

1973 – Jane Bowles, American author and playwright (b. 1917)

1975 – Moe Howard, American actor, singer, and screenwriter (b. 1897)

1976 – Frank Strahan, Australian public servant (b. 1886)

1980 – Josip Broz Tito, Yugoslav field marshal and politician, 1st President of Yugoslavia (b. 1892)

1981 – C. Loganathan, Sri Lankan banker (b. 1913)

1983 – Nino Sanzogno, Italian conductor and composer (b. 1911)

1984 – Diana Dors, English actress (b. 1931)

1985 – Fikri Sönmez, Turkish tailor and politician (b. 1938)

1985 – Clarence Wiseman, English-Canadian 10th General of The Salvation Army (b. 1907)

1987 – Paul Butterfield, American singer and harmonica player (b. 1942)

1987 – Cathryn Damon, American actress (b. 1930)

1988 – Lillian Estelle Fisher, American historian of Spanish America (b. 1891)

1990 – Emily Remler, American guitarist (b. 1957)

1991 – Mohammed Abdel Wahab, Egyptian singer-songwriter and mandolin player (b. 1902)

1992 – Gregor Mackenzie, Scottish politician (b. 1927)

1993 – France Štiglic, Slovenian film director and screenwriter (b. 1919)

1995 – Connie Wisniewski, American baseball player (b. 1922)

2000 – Hendrik Casimir, Dutch physicist and academic (b. 1909)

2001 – Bonnie Lee Bakley, American model, wife of Robert Blake (b. 1956)

2004 – David Reimer, Canadian victim of a botched circumcision and transgender reassignment surgery (b. 1965)

2005 – David Hackworth, American colonel and journalist (b. 1930)

2008 – Fred Baur, American chemist and founder of Pringles (b. 1918)

2009 – Dom DeLuise, American actor, director, and producer (b. 1933)

2011 – Sammy McCrory, Northern Irish footballer (b. 1924)

2012 – Mort Lindsey, American pianist, composer, and conductor (b. 1923)

2012 – Bob Stewart, American television producer, founded Stewart Tele Enterprises (b. 1920)

2012 – Adam Yauch, American rapper and director (b. 1964)

2012 – Rashidi Yekini, Nigerian footballer (b. 1963)

2013 – Otis R. Bowen, American physician and politician, 44th Governor of Indiana (b. 1918)

2013 – Christian de Duve, English-Belgian cytologist and biochemist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1917)

2013 – Javier Diez Canseco, Peruvian sociologist and politician (b. 1948)

2013 – Mario Machado, Chinese-American journalist and actor (b. 1935)

2013 – Morgan Morgan-Giles, English admiral and politician (b. 1914)

2013 – César Portillo de la Luz, Cuban guitarist and composer (b. 1922)

2014 – Dick Ayers, American author and illustrator (b. 1924)

2014 – Elena Baltacha, Ukrainian-Scottish tennis player (b. 1983)

2014 – Edgar Cortright, American scientist and engineer (b. 1923)

2014 – Helga Königsdorf, German physicist and author (b. 1938)

2014 – Ross Lonsberry, Canadian-American ice hockey player (b. 1947)

2014 – Jean-Paul Ngoupandé, Central African politician, Prime Minister of the Central African Republic (b. 1948)

2015 – William Bast, American screenwriter and author (b. 1931)

2015 – Ellen Albertini Dow, American actress (b. 1913)

2015 – Marv Hubbard, American football player (b. 1946)

2016 – Jean-Baptiste Bagaza, Burundian politician (b. 1946)

Holidays and Days in May 4th:

Anti-Bullying Day (United Nations)

Bird Day (United States)

Cassinga Day (Namibia)

Christian feast day:

Blessed Ceferino Giménez Malla

English Saints and Martyrs of the Reformation Era (Church of England)

F. C. D. Wyneken (Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod)

Florian

Gotthard of Hildesheim

José María Rubio

Judas Cyriacus

Monica of Hippo (1960 Roman Catholic Calendar)

Sacerdos of Limoges

Venerius of Milan

May 4 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)

Dave Brubeck Day

Death of Milan Rastislav Štefánik Day (Slovakia)

Greenery Day (Japan)

International Firefighters’ Day

May Fourth Movement commemorations:

Literary Day (Republic of China)

Youth Day (China)

Remembrance Day for Martyrs and Disabled (Afghanistan)

Remembrance of the Dead (Netherlands)

Restoration of Independence day (Latvia)

Star Wars Day (International observance)

World Give Day

World Naked Gardening Day

Youth Day (Fiji)

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