April 4, 2023 was the 94th day of the year 2023 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 Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kayōbi.
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Here’s the April calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
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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)
U.S. President James Madison enacted a ninety-day embargo on trade with the United Kingdom.
The United States Congress adopts the flag of the United States with 13 red and white stripes and one star for each state (then 20).
Alexander II of Russia narrowly escapes an assassination attempt in the city of Kiev.
The Communist Party of Panama is founded.
Twelve nations sign the North Atlantic Treaty creating the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
The CND Peace Symbol displayed in public for the first time in London.
Martin Luther King, Jr. is assassinated by James Earl Ray at a motel in Memphis, Tennessee.
President Zulfikar Ali Bhutto of Pakistan is executed.
President Ronald Reagan calls for an international ban on chemical weapons.
Marc Andreessen and Jim Clark found Netscape Communications Corporation under the name “Mosaic Communications Corporation”.
Who were born on April 4?
Antoine Galland, French archaeologist (d. 1715)
Gene Reynolds, American actor
Julie Carmen, American Actress
Cazuza, Brazilian poet, singer and composer (d. 1990)
Mary-Margaret Humes, American actress
Craig Adams, English musician (The Sisters of Mercy, Mission UK)
Andy McKee, American musician
Eric Steinbach, American football player
Ned Vizzini, American author
Aiden McGeady, Irish footballer
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