1892 - Lizzie Borden's parents are found murdered
1914 - Germany invades Belgium; Britain and Canada declare war
1921 - Rocket Richard is born
1944 - Anne Frank and family are arrested by the Gestapo
1964 - the Gulf of Tonkin incident
1987 - the Federal Communications Commission suspends the fairness doctrine.
2005 - Paul Martin announces Michaelle Jean will be Governor General
2010 - Proposition 8 is overturned
And its Johnny Cash day in Arkansas.
Saturday, August 04, 2012
As well as Barak Obama's birthday, here's some of the other stuff that happened on August 4: