April 4: Day of the Week
April 4, 2017 is the 94th day of the year 2017 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 271 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Tuesday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is martes.
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Here’s the April calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Aries is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Diamond is the modern birthstone for this month. Opal is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
April 4 Historical Event(s)
- 1721Sir Robert Walpole enters office as the first Prime Minister of the United Kingdom under King George I.
- 1850The Great Fire of Cottenham, a large part of the Cambridgeshire village (England) is burnt to the ground under suspicious circumstances.
- 1865American Civil War: A day after Union forces capture Richmond, Virginia, U.S. President Abraham Lincoln visits the Confederate capital.
- 1887Argonia, Kansas elects Susanna M. Salter as the first female mayor in the United States.
- 1913The Greek aviator Emmanouil Argyropoulos becomes the first pilot victim of the Hellenic Air Force when his plane crashes.
- 1958The CND Peace Symbol displayed in public for the first time in London.
- 1968AEK Athens BC becomes the first Greek team to win the European Basketball Cup.
- 1968Apollo program: NASA launches Apollo 6.
- 1979President Zulfikar Ali Bhutto of Pakistan is executed.
- 2002In what is known as the Society Murders, Matthew Wales kills his parents in Melbourne, Australia.
Who were born on April 4?
- 1843William Henry Jackson, American photographer (d. 1942)
- 1916David White, American actor (d. 1990)
- 1939JoAnne Carner, American golfer
- 1946Dave Hill, English guitarist (Slade)
- 1955Casey Biggs, American actor
- 1972Lisa Ray, Canadian actress
- 1979Andy McKee, American musician
- 1980Trevor Moore, American comedian
- 1987Sami Khedira, German footballer
- 1987Sarah Gadon, Canadian actress
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