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Sunday August 4, 2019

August 4: Day of the Week

August 4, 2019 is the 216th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 149 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is 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 August calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Leo is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Peridot is the modern birthstone for this month. Diamond is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

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August 4 Historical Event(s)

  • 1327
    First War of Scottish Independence: James Douglas leads a raid into Weardale and almost kills Edward III of England.
  • 1693
    Date traditionally ascribed to Dom Perignon’s invention of Champagne, although he actually did not have anything to do with sparkling wine.
  • 1791
    The Treaty of Sistova is signed, ending the Ottoman-Habsburg wars.
  • 1824
    The Battle of Kos is fought between Turk and Greek forces.
  • 1906
    Central Railway Station, Sydney opens.
  • 1914
    World War I: Germany invades Belgium. In response, the United Kingdom declares war on Germany. The United States declare their neutrality.
  • 1924
    Diplomatic relations between Mexico and the Soviet Union are established.
  • 1969
    Vietnam War: at the apartment of French intermediary Jean Sainteny in Paris, American representative Henry Kissinger and North Vietnamese representative Xuan Thuy begin secret peace negotiations. The negotiations will eventually fail.
  • 1989
    Licence to Kill goes on general cinema release in the United Kingdom.
  • 2006
    A massacre, is carried out by Sri Lankan government forces, killing 17 employees of the French INGO Action Against Hunger (known internationally as Action Contre la Faim, or ACF).

Who were born on August 4?

  • 1719
    Johann Gottlob Lehmann, German mineralogist and geologist (d. 1767)
  • 1870
    Sir Harry Lauder, Scottish entertainer (d. 1950)
  • 1891
    Margit Makay, Hungarian actress (d. 1989)
  • 1942
    David Lange, New Zealand politician (d. 2005)
  • 1959
    Robbin Crosby, American guitarist (Ratt) (d. 2002)
  • 1967
    Michael Marsh, American sprinter
  • 1981
    Marques Houston, American singer (IMx) and actor
  • 1985
    Kina Grannis, American musician
  • 1985
    Luis Antonio Valencia, Ecuadorean footballer
  • 1992
    Tiffany Evans, American singer

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