What Happened on September 4, 2014

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

Joan RiversJoan Rivers (1933-2014)

American comedian and actress (Late Show, Hollywood Squares), dies at 81 after serious complications from a procedure on her vocal cords

  • Wolfhart Pannenberg, German theologist (Gingham Girl), dies at 85
  • Włodzimierz Kotoński, Polish composer, dies at 89

About September 4, 2014

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 8 years, 9 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Virgo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Shake It Off - Taylor Swift
  • UK #1 Song: Prayer In C - Lilly Wood & Robin Schulz