What Happened on October 4, 2017

Historical Events

  • Chinese pianist Lang Lang plays Carneige Hall one-handed due to injury with 14 year-old Maxim Lando playing his left hand for Gershwin's "Rhapsody in Blue"
  • Nobel Prize for Chemistry awarded to Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank and Richard Henderson for their work on cryo-electron microscopy

Conference of Interest

UK Prime Minister Theresa May suffers a nightmare speech at Conservative National Conference as her voice fails, a prankster interrupts and the set collapses

2017 History

Famous Deaths

  • John Miller, American politician (Rep-R-WA, 1985-93), dies at 79
  • Liam Cosgrave, Irish politician (Fine Gael Party), dies at 97

About October 4, 2017

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 6 years
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Libra

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Bodak Yellow (Money Moves) - Cardi B
  • UK #1 Song: Too Good At Goodbyes - Sam Smith