On This Day

What Happened on October 4, 2017

Day of the Week: Wednesday

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"

Conference meetingConference of Interest

English PM Theresa May suffers nightmare speech at Conservative National Conference as her voice fails, pranster interupts and set collapses

British Prime Minister Theresa May
British Prime Minister
Theresa May
  • Nobel Prize for Chemistry awarded to Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank and Richard Henderson for their work on cryo-electron microscopy

Famous Deaths

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