April 4: Day of the Week
April 4, 2021 was the 94th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 271 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Sunday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is domingo.
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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.
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April 4 Historical Event(s)
- 1147First historical record of Moscow.
- 1818The United States Congress adopts the flag of the United States with 13 red and white stripes and one star for each state (then 20).
- 1958The CND Peace Symbol displayed in public for the first time in London.
- 1960France agrees to grant independence to the Mali Federation, a union of Senegal and French Sudan.
- 1964The Beatles occupy the top five positions on the Billboard Hot 100 pop chart.
- 1968Apollo program: NASA launches Apollo 6.
- 1969Dr. Denton Cooley implants the first temporary artificial heart.
- 1973The World Trade Center in New York is officially dedicated.
- 1976Prince Norodom Sihanouk resigns as leader of Cambodia and is placed under house arrest.
- 1996Comet Hyakutake is imaged by the USA Asteroid Orbiter Near Earth Asteroid Rendezvous.
Who were born on April 4?
- 1718Benjamin Kennicott, English churchman and Hebrew scholar (d. 1783)
- 1821Linus Yale, Jr., American inventor and manufacturer (d. 1868)
- 1897Dina Manfredini, Italian supercentenarian living in the United States currently. She is the 2nd oldest living person in the world.
- 1906John Cameron Swayze, American journalist (d. 1995)
- 1910Dang Van Ngu, Vietnamese doctor and intellectual (d. 1967)
- 1922Elmer Bernstein, American composer (d. 2004)
- 1931Bobby Ray Inman, American admiral and intelligence director
- 1939Hugh Masekela, South African musician
- 1964Branco, Brazilian footballer and coach
- 1994Risako Sugaya, Japanese singer
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