On This Day

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 meetingConference 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

British Prime Minister Theresa May
British Prime Minister
Theresa May

Famous Deaths

  • Liam Cosgrave, Irish politician (Fine Gael Party), dies at 97
2017 Highlights

About October 4, 2017

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 4 years and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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