4th AUGUST ~ HiSTORY ON THiS DAY

1600s / 17th century history on the 4th of August

1693 : Dom Perignon invented Champagne. This date is traditionally regarded as the day champagne was invented, and Dom Perignon is credited as the innovator for developing the techniques that were used to perfect sparkling wine.

1700s / 18th century history on the 4th of August

1783 : Mount Asama erupted in Japan, resulting in the deaths of about 1,400 people. The volcano eruption also caused a famine, which subsequently resulted in the deaths of another 20,000 people.

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1821 : The Saturday Evening Post was published for the 1st time as a weekly newspaper, by Atkinson & Alexander published.

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