October 4 (1931 & 1989)
Not all history is political
Many historical events take place in a nation that have nothing to do with politics.
The "Dick Tracy" comic strip was published for the firt time on October 4, 1931, in the Detroit Mirror.
Seretariat, an American race horse who won the Triple Crown in 1973, developed a painful hoof disease and was given a lethal injection on October 4, 1989.