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  • Virginia, U.S.
    Wednesday May 4, 1864

    Abraham Lincoln

    Overland Campaign

    Virginia, U.S.
    Wednesday May 4, 1864

    Grant in 1864 waged the bloody Overland Campaign, which exacted heavy losses on both sides. When Lincoln asked what Grant's plans were, the persistent general replied, "I propose to fight it out on this line if it takes all summer".




  • U.S.
    Sunday May 4, 1919

    Anna May Wong

    The Red Lantern

    U.S.
    Sunday May 4, 1919

    Wong was working at Hollywood's Ville de Paris department store when Metro Pictures needed 300 female extras to appear in Alla Nazimova's film The Red Lantern (1919). Without her father's knowledge, a friend of his with movie connections helped her land an uncredited role as an extra carrying a lantern.




  • Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.
    Sunday May 4, 1958

    Warren Buffett

    Third Child

    Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.
    Sunday May 4, 1958

    In May 4, 1958, the Buffetts' third child, Peter Andrew, was born.




  • Ohio, U.S.
    Monday May 4, 1970

    Richard Nixon

    Ohio National Guardsmen shot and killed four unarmed students (Protesters).

    Ohio, U.S.
    Monday May 4, 1970

    Further protests erupted against what was perceived as an expansion of the conflict, and the unrest escalated to violence when Ohio National Guardsmen shot and killed four unarmed students on May 4.




  • Manhattan, New York, U.S.
    Thursday May 4, 1989

    Central Park Jogger Case

    Michael Briscoe

    Manhattan, New York, U.S.
    Thursday May 4, 1989

    Michael Briscoe, 17, was initially arrested for the rape of the female jogger, but his indictment was for riot and assault related to the attack of David Lewis, one of the four male joggers near the reservoir. In a plea deal arranged in June 1990, he pleaded guilty to assault and was immediately sentenced to a year in prison, with credit for time served.




  • Manhattan, New York, U.S.
    Thursday May 4, 1989

    Central Park Jogger Case

    Jermaine Robinson

    Manhattan, New York, U.S.
    Thursday May 4, 1989

    Jermaine Robinson, 15, was indicted on multiple counts of robbery and assault in the attacks on Lewis and John Loughlin, another jogger near the reservoir. In a plea deal, he pleaded guilty on October 5, 1989, to the robbery of Loughlin and was sentenced to a year in a juvenile facility.




  • U.S.
    Friday May 4, 2001

    Dwayne Johnson

    The Mummy Returns

    U.S.
    Friday May 4, 2001

    Johnson began his theatrical career in The Mummy Returns (2001).


  • United States
    Monday May 4, 2020

    Elon Musk

    Another Son

    United States
    Monday May 4, 2020

    On 8 January 2020, Grimes announced that she was pregnant with her first child with Musk. On 4 May 2020, Grimes gave birth to a son named X Æ A-Xii, where his first name is X and Æ is pronounced Ash.


  • North America
    Monday May 4, 2020

    Covid-19 Pandemic: 2020 Coronavirus outbreak

    North America state on May 4

    North America
    Monday May 4, 2020

    Canada reported 60,616 cases and 3,842 deaths on 4 May, while Mexico reported 23,471 cases and 2,154 deaths. The Dominican Republic and Cuba are the only Caribbean countries reporting more than 1,000 cases (7,954 and 1,649, respectively), while Panama and Honduras lead Central America with 7,197 and 1,055 cases, respectively.


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