On This Day

What Happened on August 4, 2015

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 31 people are killed and 100 are injured after floods partially sweep two passenger trains off a bridge in Madhya Pradesh, India
  • A plague of locusts in Southern Russia prompts a state of emergency to be declared
  • Muppets Missy Piggy and Kermit the Frog announce the end to their relationship on Twitter

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Robert Downey Jr. named the world's highest paid actor by Forbes Magazine (earning $80 mil). 4 non-Hollywood actors make the top 10.

Famous Deaths

  • Adam Walacinski, Polish composer, dies at 86
  • Gerd Natschinski, German composer, dies at