Momentous events in history: may 4, 2017

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Today is Star wars Day.

Holidays:

The Star wars day.

Story:

1113 – At the Kiev Grand-Ducal throne of Vladimir Monomakh.

1878 – Thomas Edison first publicly demonstrated his invention of the phonograph.

1979 – Margaret Thatcher became Prime Minister, the first woman in this post.

Born on this day:

1825 – Thomas Huxley, an English zoologist, paleontologist, naturalist.

1929 – Audrey Hepburn, a British and American actress, winner of the award “Oscar”.

1934 – Tatiana Samoilova, a Soviet and Russian theater and film actress, people’s artist of Russia.

Died:

1943 – Georges Andre, a French athlete, winner of summer Olympic games.

2014 – Tatiana Samoilova, a Soviet and Russian theater and film actress, people’s artist of Russia.

Birthday:

Alex, Denis, Ivan, Maxim, Fyodor .

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