Today in History for 4th April 1984

Day of Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

Events 1 - 2 of 2

- Michael Frayn's "Benefactors" premieres in London
- Winston Smith in Orwell's "1984" begins his secret diary

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 1 of 1

- Arkady Vyatchanin, Russian swimmer

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 2 of 2

- John Arnold, cricketer (Eng bat v NZ 1931, scored 34 only Test), dies
- Oleg Antonov, Soviet airplane engineer (b. 1906)

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