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Wall Arch, a natural sandstone arch in the Arches National Park collapsed on August 4, 2008
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wall_Arch

The 1946 Dominican Republic magnitude 8.0 earthquake struck on August 4, 1946
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1946_Dominican_Republic_earthquake



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The Noon Gun in Cape Town first signal fired on 4 August 1902
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Noon_Gun#History

The German Type U 1 submarine, was launched on the 4th August 1906
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SM_U-1_(Germany)



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The launch of Discoverer 28 occurred at 00:01 UTC on 4 August 1961.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Discoverer_28

The Phoenix spacecraft was launch on the 4th August 2007
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t3135659/the-phoenix-lander/

On August 4, 2010, Arianespace orbited the NILESAT 201 direct broadcast satellite
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t37461189/nilesat-201-satellite/



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Michael James McCulley (born August 4, 1943) is a former NASA astronaut and the first submariner in space.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_J._McCulley

Charles Donald Gemar (born 4 August 1955) is a former American astronaut
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_D._Gemar

Andrew Michael Allen (born 4 August 1955) is a retired American astronaut. 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrew_M._Allen

John Venn (4 August 1834 - 4 April 1923), was a British logician and philosopher.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Venn

Johann Gottlieb Lehmann (4 August 1719 - 22 January 1767) was a German mineralogist and geologist
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johann_Gottlob_Lehmann_(scientist)

Sir William Rowan Hamilton (4 August 1805 - 2 September 1865) was an Irish physicist, astronomer, and mathematician
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t44250862/sir-william-rowan-hamilton-1805-1865/

George Irving Bell (August 4, 1926 - May 28, 2000) was an American physicist, biologist and mountaineer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Irving_Bell

Alexander George McAdie (August 4, 1863-November 1, 1943) was an American meteorologist. 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexander_George_McAdie



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NGC 55 was discovered by Scottish astronomer James Dunlop on the 7th July or 4th August 1826.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t58232201/ngc-55/

NGC 5128 was discovered by Scottish astronomer James Dunlop on the 4th August 1826.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t6068300/centaurus-a/

NGC 6601 was discovered by American astronomer Lewis A. Swift on the 4th August 1883.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t58232187/ngc-6601/

NGC 6607 was discovered by American astronomer Lewis A. Swift on the 4th August 1883.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t58232182/ngc-6607/

NGC 6608 was discovered by American astronomer Lewis A. Swift on the 4th August 1883.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t58232176/ngc-6608/

NGC 6609 was discovered by American astronomer Lewis A. Swift on the 4th August 1883.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t58232171/ngc-6609/

NGC 6768 was discovered by British astronomer John Herschel on the 4th August 1834. 
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t58232167/ngc-6768/

NGC 6783 was discovered by French astronomer Edouard Stephan on the 4th August 1872. 
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t58232164/ngc-6783/

NGC 7601 was discovered by British amateur astronomer Andrew Ainslie Common on the 4th August 1880.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t58232161/ngc-7601/



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Supernova 1181 was first observed between August 4 and August 6, 1181, by Chinese and Japanese astronomers
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SN_1181

Thr planet MOA-2008-BLG-310Lb was discovered by using the gravitational microlensing method on August 4, 2009.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MOA-2008-BLG-310Lb

Asteroid (541) Deborah was discovered by Max Wolf on August 4, 1904.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/541_Deborah



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Meteorites

The Aldsworth (LL5) meteorite fell in England, UK, on the 4th August 1835.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t44250733/aldsworth-meteorite/

The Zag (H3-6 chondrite) meteorite fell in Saguia el Hamra, Western Sahara, on the 4th August 1998.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t44250746/zag-meteorite/



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