August 4

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August 4 is the 216th day of the year (217th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. It is preceded by August 3, and succeeded by August 5. Following August 4, there are 149 days in the year.

Blavatsky's Gem of the Day

"He who has been once deceived, dreads evil, and suspects it even in truth."

Events

  • 1880 – Col. Olcott, in Bombay, wrote in his diary: "M. [was] here this evening & wrote to Fauvety of Paris. He says 5000 English troops killed in Afghanistan in the recent battle."
  • 1889 – Annie Besant, after joining the Theosophical Society, gave a lecture entitled "Why I Became a Theosophist" at the Hall of Science. She lectured again on the 11th.

Births

  • None listed for this date.

Deaths

Holidays and observances

  • None listed for this date.

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