On This Day

What Happened on August 4, 2009

Historical Events

Meeting 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.

Famous Deaths

  • Blake Snyder, American screenwriter (b. 1957)
  • David Haslam, British rear admiral (hydrographer), dies at 86
2009 Highlights

About August 4, 2009

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 12 years, 4 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Leo