April 4: Day of the Week
April 4, 2022 was the 94th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 271 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Monday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Getsuyōbi.
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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.
- 1841William Henry Harrison dies of pneumonia becoming the first President of the United States to die in office and the one with the shortest term served.
- 1905In India, the 1905 Kangra earthquake hits the Kangra valley, kills 20,000, and destroys most buildings in Kangra, Mcleodganj and Dharamshala
- 1958The CND Peace Symbol displayed in public for the first time in London.
- 1968Martin Luther King, Jr. is assassinated by James Earl Ray at a motel in Memphis, Tennessee.
- 1969Dr. Denton Cooley implants the first temporary artificial heart.
- 1976Prince Norodom Sihanouk resigns as leader of Cambodia and is placed under house arrest.
- 1979President Zulfikar Ali Bhutto of Pakistan is executed.
- 1979The 2nd Congress of the Communist Youth of Greece starts.
- 2002In what is known as the Society Murders, Matthew Wales kills his parents in Melbourne, Australia.
Who were born on April 4?
- 1853Tad Lincoln, son of U.S. president Abraham Lincoln (d. 1871)
- 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)
- 1948Dan Simmons, American writer
- 1948Derek Thompson, Northern Irish actor
- 1952Pat Burns, Canadian ice hockey coach (d. 2010)
- 1977Stephan Bonnar, American mixed martial artist
- 1980Johnny Borrell, English singer (Razorlight)
- 1983Angelle Tymon, American journalist and TV game-show host
- 1994Risako Sugaya, Japanese singer
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