December 4: Day of the Week
December 4, 2022 is the 338th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 27 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Sunday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is dimanche.
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Here’s the December calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Sagittarius is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Turquoise is the modern birthstone for this month. Onyx is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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December 4 Historical Event(s)
- 771Austrasian King Carloman dies, leaving his brother Charlemagne King of the now complete Frankish Kingdom.
- 1867Former Minnesota farmer Oliver Hudson Kelley founds the Order of the Patrons of Husbandry (better known today as the Grange).
- 1918U.S. President Woodrow Wilson sails for the World War I peace talks in Versailles, becoming the first US president to travel to Europe while in office.
- 1942World War II: Carlson’s patrol during the Guadalcanal Campaign ends.
- 1943World War II: In Yugoslavia, resistance leader Marshal Josip Broz Tito proclaims a provisional democratic Yugoslav government in-exile.
- 1945By a vote of 65 to 7, the United States Senate approves United States participation in the United Nations (the UN is established on October 24, 1945).
- 1958Dahomey (present-day Benin) becomes a self-governing country within the French Community.
- 1967Vietnam War: US and South Vietnamese forces engage Viet Cong troops in the Mekong Delta.
- 1978Following the murder of Mayor George Moscone, Dianne Feinstein becomes San Francisco, California’s first female mayor (she served until January 8, 1988).
- 2005Tens of thousands of people in Hong Kong protest for democracy and call on the Government to allow universal and equal suffrage.
Who were born on December 4?
- 1595Jean Chapelain, French writer (d. 1674)
- 1913Mark Robson, Canadian-born film director and producer (d. 1978)
- 1944Anna McGarrigle, Canadian folk music singer and songwriter
- 1945Roberta Bondar, Canadian astronaut
- 1946Geert Mak, Dutch writer
- 1949Jeff Bridges, American actor
- 1966Fred Armisen, American actor and musician
- 1973Ferry Corsten, Dutch producer of trance music, in addition to being a DJ and remixer
- 1973Keith Caputo, American singer (Life Of Agony)
- 1984Genta Ismajli, a Kosovan-Albanian singer
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