What Happened on August 4, 2015

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 Miss Piggy and Kermit the Frog announce the end to their relationship on Twitter

Film & TV History

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

2015 History

Famous Deaths

  • Gerd Natschinski, German composer, dies at 86

About August 4, 2015

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 7 years, 10 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Leo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Cheerleader - OMI
  • UK #1 Song: Black Magic - Little Mix