On This Day: October 04th
This is 278th day of the year and 88 days remain in the year.
The International Herald Tribune was published for the first time.
The first U.S. Open Golf tournament was held in Newport, Rhode Island.
Rock singer Janis Joplin was found dead of a drug overdose at age 27.
The German parliament met for the first time since the reunification of Germany.
Authorities confirmed a tabloid editor in Florida had contracted anthrax. He died the next day.
October 04 BirthdaysRutherford B. Hayes1822–1893, American President
Rachael Leigh Cookactress
Jean Francois Milletpainter
Damon Runyonshort story writer
Alicia Silverstoneactress, producer