On This Day

What Happened on August 4, 2007

Historical Events

  • 32-year-old Alex Rodriguez becomes the youngest player in MLB history to hit 500 home runs, connecting on the 1st pitch he sees as NY Yankees beat Kansas City, 16-8
  • NASA's Phoenix spaceship is launched

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

San Francisco slugger Barry Bonds homers off Clay Hensley in 2nd inning of 3-2 loss to San Diego to tie Hank Aaron’s 33 year-old MLB career home run record of 755

MLB Legend Barry Bonds
MLB Legend
Barry Bonds
Baseball Player Hank Aaron
Baseball Player
Hank Aaron

Famous Deaths

  • Lee Hazlewood, American country singer and songwriter (Summer Wine, These Boots Are Made For Walkin'), dies of renal cancer at 78
2007 Highlights

About August 4, 2007

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 13 years, 2 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Leo