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Today is August 4th, 2021 and is a Wednesday.

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2007: NASA's Phoenix (spacecraft)|Phoenix spaceship is launched.

2005: Prime Minister Paul Martin announces that Michaƫlle Jean will be Canada's 27th Governor General.

2002: Soham murders: 10-year-old school girls Jessica Chapman and Holly Wells go missing from the town of Soham, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom.

1995: Operation Storm begins in Croatia.

1993: A federal judge sentences Los Angeles Police Department officers Stacey Koon and Laurence Powell to 30 months in prison for violating motorist Rodney King's civil rights.