On This Day

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

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

  • Gerd Natschinski, German composer, dies at 86
2015 Highlights

About August 4, 2015

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 6 years, 2 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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