4th August

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1987 Ian Brady claims more killings In a letter, Ian Brady makes reference to five other killings. Myra Hindley denies knowledge of any further killings.
1972 Idi Amin expels Ugandan Asians Idi Amin expels Ugandan Asians from Uganda claiming that they had exploited the Ugandan economy.
1966 suggests Beatles more popular than Jesus The Beatles make their last live performance, in San Francisco.
1966 John Lennon suggests Beatles more popular than Jesus In an American radio interview John Lennon suggests that the Beatles are probably more popular than Jesus Christ. Several American states immediately ban Beatles records.
1964 Civil rights workers' bodies found FBI agents discover the bodies of three civil rights workers at a dam near Philadelphia, Mississippi.
1944 Anne Frank captured Anne Frank and her family are captured by the Gestapo in Amsterdam.
1914 Britain declares war on Germany Britain declares war on Germany
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On This Day - 4th August