The Daily News | August 4

Hans Christian Andersen, Danish storyteller, died, 1875
Ettore Maserati died, 1990
First black to wear Red Sox uniform (Pumpsie Green), 1959
US Coast Guard founded, 1790
Coast Guard Distinguished Service Medal established, 1949
Rod Carew got his 3000th hit, 1985
Tom Seaver won his 300th major league baseball game, 1985
Bombing of North Vietnam began, 1964
Arthur Bremer found guilty of shooting George Wallace, 1972
Britain declared war on Germany, 1914
Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, South African leader, apprehended, 1962
Eathquake hit Ecuador (>6000 killed), 1949
First satellite launched from a manned spacecraft (Apollo 15), 1971
General McClellan’s troops recalled, 1862
William Floyd, signer of the US Declaration of Independence, died, 1821
Plans for the city of Chicago laid out, 1830
John Peter Zenger, New York newspaperman, acquitted of libel charges, 1735
Chautauqua Organization formed (New York), 1874
Dave Winfield accidently killed a seagull with a warmup toss in Toronto, 1983
Borden murders (Fall River, Massachusetts), 1892
Three civil rights workers found slain outside Philadelphia, Mississippi, 1964
Upper Volta changed its name to Burkina Faso, 1984
Alexander Graham Bell’s funeral (13 million phones silent for one minute), 1922
Anne Frank arrested by Nazi police in Amsterdam, 1944