On This Day
Discover events that happened On This Day including famous birthdays and notable deaths. Each day we highlight famous people, past and present, who have impacted our world. Browse sections by selecting the links below or click the calendar to view events on another day.
Events on This Day
The father of modern psychology, Sigmund Freud, flees Vienna following Austria's absorption into Hitler's Germany.
African American activist and scholar Angela Davis is acquitted on charges of conspiracy, murder and kidnapping by an all-white jury in California.
Elton John wins a Tony Award for best original musical score for the play Aida. Although previously nominated, it’s his first Tony.
Director George Stevens' classic western film Shane premieres in Los Angeles.
Rapper Eminem is arrested and charged with carrying a concealed weapon. He is later sentenced to two years of probation and drug counseling.
Martha Stewart steps down as chair and CEO of her Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia empire, facing charges related to insider trading and obstruction of justice.
Born on This Day
Born: June 4, 1975
Age: 38 years old
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Occupation: Activist, Film Actress, Director
Radio Talk Show Host, Television Personality, Journalist / 1928 -
Dr. Ruth Westheimer is one of the world's most recognized authorities on sex. She has delivered her advice on TV, radio and the web for decades and has written numerous books.
1928 | 85 years old
Radio Talk Show Host, ...
Television Actress, Singer / 1944 -
Michelle Phillips performed with 1960s folk group The Mamas and the Papas. After the group disbanded, Philips became known for her work as a television actress.
1944 | 69 years old
Television Actress, Singer
Died on This Day
Died: June 4, 2009
Age: 72 years old
Place: Bangkok , Thailand
Occupation: Film Actor, Television Actor
1968 | 70 years old
Film Actress, Theater Actress
1918 | 66 years old
Lawyer, U.S. Vice President, ...
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profile name: Martha Stewart profile occupation: Entrepreneur
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profile name: Laurie Anderson profile occupation: Songwriter
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profile name: Alexandra Feodorovna profile occupation: Empress
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profile name: Allen Iverson profile occupation: Basketball Player
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profile name: Byron R. White profile occupation: Football Player
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