Tuesday, August 4, 2009


On 4 August 1944, two days after the annihilation of the Gypsy camp at Auschwitz, Anne Frank, then 15 years old, was arrested along with her sister, parents and four other people by German security after they had spent two years hiding from the nazis in a building in Amsterdam.

On 4 August 1964, the bodies of missing civil rights workers Michael Schwerner, Andrew Goodman and James Chaney were found buried in an earthen dam in Mississippi.

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