On This Day

What Happened on August 4, 1946

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • An earthquake of magnitude 8.0 hits northern Dominican Republic. 100 are killed and 20,000 are left homeless.

Famous Birthdays

  • Maureen Starkey [Mary Cox], English ex-wife of Beatle Ringo Starr, born in Liverpool, England (d. 1994)