December 4: Day of the Week
December 4, 2021 is the 338th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 27 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Saturday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Doyōbi.
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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)
- 306Martyrdom of Saint Barbara.
- 1783At Fraunces Tavern in New York City, US General George Washington formally bids his officers farewell.
- 1867Former Minnesota farmer Oliver Hudson Kelley founds the Order of the Patrons of Husbandry (better known today as the Grange).
- 1893First Matabele War: A patrol of 34 British South Africa Police officers is killed in battle by an estimated 3,000 Ndebele on the Shangani River in Matabeleland.
- 1980English rock group Led Zeppelin officially disbands, following the death of drummer John Bonham on September 25th.
- 1984Hezbollah militants hijack a Kuwait Airlines plane, killing four passengers.
- 1992Somali Civil War: President George H. W. Bush orders 28,000 US troops to Somalia in Northeast Africa.
- 1993A truce is concluded between the government of Angola and UNITA rebels.
- 1998The Unity Module, the second module of the International Space Station, is launched.
- 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?
- 1899Charles William (Charlie) Spencer Newcastle and England football player (d. 1953)
- 1931Wally George, American TV commentator (d. 2003)
- 1933Horst Buchholz, German-born actor (d. 2003)
- 1949Jeff Bridges, American actor
- 1973Tyra Banks, American supermodel
- 1979Jay DeMerit, American soccer player
- 1982Ho-Pin Tung, Dutch-Chinese racing driver
- 1983Jimmy Bartel, Australian rules footballer
- 1992Guan Xueting, Chinese ice dancer
- 1992Līna Mūze, Latvian javelin thrower
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