What Happened on June 4, 2019

Historical Events

Historic Event

Biggest protests in Prague since the fall of communism by tens of thousands against Prime Minister Andrej Babis' use of EU subsidies

  • Deforestation of the Amazon forest in Brazil the fastest for a decade as 740 square kilometers cleared in 30 days according to Brazilian space research institute
  • Former US school security guard Scot Peterson arrested and charged with neglect of a child and culpable negligence for not confronting gunman during Parkland school massacre in a landmark case
  • Movement in Japan to end compulsory wearing of high heels in work places trends with hashtag #KuToo
  • Over 100,000 people mark the 30th anniversary of Beijing's Tiananmen Square Massacre in Hong Kong and around the world
  • Professional gambler James Holzhauer's 32-game winning steak ends on "Jeopardy" just short of Ken Jenning's record $2.52m earnings
  • SF MLB manager Bruce Bochy reaches 1,000 win mark with the club as Giants beat Mets, 9-3 in NYC; second after legendary John McGraw to reach milestone

Famous Deaths

  • Jiggs Kalra, Indian food writer "Czar of Indian cuisine", dies at 72
  • Lennart Johansson, Swedish soccer administrator (President Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) 1990–2007), dies at 89
2019 Highlights

About June 4, 2019

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 3 years, 5 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Gemini

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