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What Happened on August 4, 1875

Famous Deaths


Person of interestHans Christian Andersen

Hans Christian Andersen, Danish author of 150 fairy tales (The Ugly Duckling, The Snow Queen), dies at 70


1875 Highlights

About August 4, 1875

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 145 years, 5 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo