April 4: Day of the Week
April 4, 2017 was the 94th day of the year 2017 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 271 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Tuesday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is mardi.
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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)
- 1147First historical record of Moscow.
- 1581Francis Drake is knighted for completing a circumnavigation of the world.
- 1814Napoleon abdicates for the first time.
- 1945World War II: American troops capture Kassel.
- 1945World War II: Soviet Army takes control of Hungary.
- 1949Twelve nations sign the North Atlantic Treaty creating the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
- 1968AEK Athens BC becomes the first Greek team to win the European Basketball Cup.
- 1968Apollo program: NASA launches Apollo 6.
- 1975Vietnam War: Operation Baby Lift – A United States Air Force C-5A Galaxy crashes near Saigon, South Vietnam shortly after takeoff, transporting orphans – 172 die.
- 2002In what is known as the Society Murders, Matthew Wales kills his parents in Melbourne, Australia.
Who were born on April 4?
- 1913Jules Léger, Quebec diplomat and Governor general of Canada (d. 1980)
- 1923Peter Vaughan, English actor
- 1925Claude Wagner, French-Canadian politician and judge (d. 1979)
- 1932Clive Davis, American record producer
- 1939Hugh Masekela, South African musician
- 1942Elizabeth Levy, American author
- 1947Ray Fosse, American baseball player and broadcaster
- 1952Gregg Hansford, Australian motorcycle and car racer (d. 1995)
- 1955Casey Biggs, American actor
- 1962Marco Giovannetti, Italian cyclist
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