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Saturday 4 August 2018 Calendar with holidays, observances and special days

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Holidays and observances

  • Coast Guard Day (United States)
  • Engineers’ Day in Australian

Events

  • 1977 – U.S. President Jimmy Carter signs legislation creating the United States Department of Energy.
  • 1969 – Vietnam War: At the apartment of French intermediary Jean Sainteny in Paris, American representative Henry Kissinger and North Vietnamese representative Xuân Thuỷ begin secret peace negotiations. The negotiations will eventually fail.
  • 1914 – In response to the German invasion of Belgium, Belgium and the British Empire declare war on Germany. The United States declares its neutrality.
  • 1873 – American Indian Wars: While protecting a railroad survey party in Montana, the United States 7th Cavalry, under Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer clashes for the first time with the Cheyenne and Lakota people near the Tongue River; only one man on each side is killed.
  • 1821 – The Saturday Evening Post is published for the first time as a weekly newspaper.
  • 1790 – A newly passed tariff act creates the Revenue Cutter Service (the forerunner of the United States Coast Guard).
  • 1701 – Great Peace of Montreal between New France and First Nations is signed.
  • 1693 – Date traditionally ascribed to Dom Perignon's invention of champagne; it is not clear whether he actually invented champagne, however he has been credited as an innovator who developed the techniques used to perfect sparkling wine.
  • 1327 – First War of Scottish Independence: James Douglas leads a raid into Weardale and almost kills Edward III of England.

Births

  • 1992 – Cole Sprouse, American actor
  • 1992 – Dylan Sprouse, American actor
  • 1987 – Marreese Speights American basketball player
  • 1986 – Nick Augusto, American drummer
  • 1985 – Crystal Bowersox, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1985 – Robbie Findley, American soccer player
  • 1984 – Mardy Collins, American basketball player
  • 1983 – Greta Gerwig, American actress, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1981 – Marques Houston, American singer-songwriter, producer, and actor
  • 1978 – Jon Knott, American baseball player
  • 1978 – Kurt Busch, American race car driver
  • 1978 – Luke Allen, American baseball player
  • 1977 – Frankie Kazarian, American wrestler
  • 1971 – Jeff Gordon, American race car driver and actor
  • 1970 – Bret Baier, American journalist
  • 1970 – John August, American director and screenwriter
  • 1970 – Steve House, American mountaineer
  • 1969 – Troy O'Leary, American baseball player
  • 1968 – Daniel Dae Kim, South Korean-American actor
  • 1967 – Michael Marsh, American sprinter
  • 1965 – Dennis Lehane, American author, screenwriter, and producer
  • 1962 – Roger Clemens, American baseball player and actor
  • 1961 – Barack Obama, American lawyer and politician, 44th President of the United States, Nobel Prize laureate
  • 1960 – Chuck C. Lopez, American jockey
  • 1959 – Robbin Crosby, American guitarist and songwriter (d. 2002)
  • 1958 – Allison Hedge Coke, American-Canadian poet and academic
  • 1958 – Mary Decker, American runner
  • 1957 – Brooks D. Simpson, American historian and author
  • 1956 – Gerry Cooney, American boxer and promoter
  • 1955 – Alberto Gonzales, American soldier, lawyer, and politician, 80th United States Attorney General
  • 1955 – Billy Bob Thornton, American actor, director, and screenwriter
  • 1950 – Caldwell Jones, American basketball player and coach (d. 2014)
  • 1949 – John Riggins, American football player, sportscaster, and actor
  • 1948 – Johnny Grubb, American baseball player and coach
  • 1945 – Alan Mulally, American engineer and businessman
  • 1945 – Paul McCarthy, American painter and sculptor
  • 1944 – Richard Belzer, American actor
  • 1942 – Cleon Jones, American baseball player
  • 1941 – Ted Strickland, American psychologist and politician, 68th Governor of Ohio
  • 1940 – Larry Knechtel, American bass player and pianist (d. 2009)
  • 1940 – Timi Yuro, American singer-songwriter (d. 2004)
  • 1939 – Frankie Ford, American R&B/rock & roll singer (d. 2015)
  • 1938 – Ellen Schrecker, American historian and academic
  • 1935 – Carol Arthur, American actress and producer
  • 1934 – Dallas Green, American baseball player and manager (d. 2017)
  • 1932 – Frances E. Allen, American computer scientist and academic
  • 1932 – Liang Congjie, Chinese environmentalist, founded Friends of Nature (d. 2010)
  • 1928 – Gerard Damiano, American director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2008)
  • 1926 – George Irving Bell, American physicist, biologist, and mountaineer (d. 2000)
  • 1926 – Perry Moss, American football player and coach (d. 2014)
  • 1921 – Herb Ellis, American guitarist (d. 2010)
  • 1920 – Helen Thomas, American journalist and author (d. 2013)
  • 1917 – John Fitch, American race car driver and engineer (d. 2012)
  • 1915 – Warren Avis, American businessman, founded Avis Rent a Car System (d. 2007)
  • 1913 – Robert Hayden, American poet and educator (d. 1980)
  • 1913 – Wesley Addy, American actor (d. 1996)
  • 1912 – David Raksin, American composer and educator (d. 2004)
  • 1910 – Anita Page, American actress (d. 2008)
  • 1910 – Hedda Sterne, Romanian-American painter and photographer (d. 2011)
  • 1910 – William Schuman, American composer and educator (d. 1992)
  • 1909 – Glenn Cunningham, American runner and academic (d. 1988)
  • 1904 – Helen Kane, American singer and actress (d. 1966)
  • 1902 – Bill Hallahan, American baseball player (d. 1981)
  • 1901 – Louis Armstrong, American trumpet player and singer (d. 1971)
  • 1899 – Ezra Taft Benson, American religious leader, 13th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (d. 1994)
  • 1887 – Albert M. Greenfield, Ukrainian-American businessman and philanthropist (d. 1967)
  • 1867 – Jake Beckley, American baseball player and coach (d. 1918)
  • 1853 – John Henry Twachtman, American painter, etcher, and academic (d. 1902)
  • 1821 – James Springer White, American religious leader, co-founded the Seventh-day Adventist Church (d. 1881)
  • 1821 – Louis Vuitton, French fashion designer, founded Louis Vuitton (d. 1892)
  • 1755 – Nicolas-Jacques Conté, French soldier, painter, balloonist, and inventor (d. 1805)

Deaths

  • 2015 – Alfred C. Williams, American lawyer and politician (b. 1951)
  • 2015 – Billy Sherrill, American songwriter and producer (b. 1936)
  • 2015 – Elsie Hillman, American philanthropist and politician (b. 1925)
  • 2015 – John Rudometkin, American basketball player (b. 1940)
  • 2014 – Chester Crandell, American lawyer and politician (b. 1946)
  • 2014 – Jake Hooker, Israeli-American guitarist and songwriter (b. 1953)
  • 2014 – James Brady, American activist and politician, 15th White House Press Secretary (b. 1940)
  • 2013 – Art Donovan, American football player and radio host (b. 1925)
  • 2013 – Keith H. Basso, American anthropologist and academic (b. 1940)
  • 2012 – Bud Riley, American football player and coach (b. 1925)
  • 2012 – Johnnie Bassett, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1935)
  • 2009 – Blake Snyder, American screenwriter and producer (b. 1957)
  • 2007 – Lee Hazlewood, American singer-songwriter and producer (b. 1929)
  • 2007 – Raul Hilberg, Austrian-American political scientist and historian (b. 1926)
  • 2005 – Anatoly Larkin, Russian-American physicist and theorist (b. 1932)
  • 2004 – Mary Sherman Morgan, American chemist and engineer (b. 1921)
  • 2003 – Frederick Chapman Robbins, American pediatrician and virologist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1916)
  • 1999 – Victor Mature, American actor (b. 1913)
  • 1982 – Bruce Goff, American architect, designed the Boston Avenue Methodist Church (b. 1904)
  • 1981 – Melvyn Douglas, American actor (b. 1901)
  • 1940 – Ze'ev Jabotinsky, Ukrainian-American general, journalist, and activist (b. 1880)
  • 1938 – Pearl White, American actress (b. 1889)
  • 1932 – Alfred Henry Maurer, American painter (b. 1868)
  • 1886 – Samuel J. Tilden, American lawyer and politician, 25th Governor of New York (b. 1814)
  • 1795 – Timothy Ruggles, American lawyer, jurist, and politician (b. 1711)
  • 1741 – Andrew Hamilton, Scottish-American lawyer and politician (b. 1676)
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