Historical Events for 4th October 2019

1931 – Juan Esteban Montero becomes President of Chile
1940 – 12 German aircrafts shot down above England
1959 – Netherlands equal best performance against neighbours Belgium; win, 9-1 in soccer friendly at De Kuip, Rotterdam; Piet van der Kuil and Faas Wilkes score 3 apiece
1965 – “Pickwick” opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 56 performances
1971 – Borden’s opens a turn-of-century ice cream parlor at Disney World
1979 – Typhoon Tip forms near Pohnpei in Micronesia, would go on to be the most intense and largest tropical cyclone ever recorded
1986 – Rachel Oliver (Mass), 20, crowned 19th Miss Black America
2013 – German singer Helene Fischer releases “Farbenspiel”, most successful album ever by a German female artist, over 2.4 million sold
2017 – Nobel Prize for Chemistry awarded to Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank and Richard Henderson for their work on cryo-electron microscopy
2017 – Chinese pianist Lang Lang plays Carneige Hall one-handed due to injury with 14 year-old Maxim Lando playing his left hand for Gershwin’s “Rhapsody in Blue”

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