What Happened on August 4, 2009

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events


Conference meetingMeeting of Interest

Kim Jong-il meets former president Bill Clinton. He pardons and releases captured American journalists Euna Lee and Laura Ling who were found guilty of entering the country illegally.

Supreme Leader and Dictator of North Korea Kim Jong-il
Supreme Leader and Dictator of North Korea
Kim Jong-il
42nd US President Bill Clinton
42nd US President
Bill Clinton

Famous Deaths

  • Blake Snyder, American screenwriter (b. 1957)