On This Day

What Happened on September 4, 2014

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Aracheological remains of a Viking fortress from the 900s CE, the Vallø Borgring, is discovered in Denmark
  • Monsoon rains begin and cause flooding over a sustained period that kills over 400 people in India & Pakistan

Famous Deaths

  • Donatas Banionis, Lithuanian actor (Solaris, Goya or the Hard Way to Enlightenment), dies at 90

Person of interestJoan Rivers

Joan Rivers, American comedienne (Late Show, Hollywood Sq), dies at 81 after serious complications from a procedure on her vocal cords

Actress, Comedian and T.V. Host Joan Rivers
Actress, Comedian and T.V. Host
Joan Rivers
  • Wolfhart Pannenberg, German theologist (Gingham Girl), dies at 85
  • Włodzimierz Kotoński, Polish composer, dies at 89