Sunday February 4, 2024
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

February 4: Day of the Week

February 4, 2024 was the 35th day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 331 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was 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 February calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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Zodiac & Birthstone

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

February 4 Historical Event(s)

1794
The French legislature abolishes slavery throughout all territories of the French Republic.
1797
The Riobamba earthquake strikes Ecuador, causing up to 40,000 casualties.
1899
The Philippine-American War begins.
1916
New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Fire Dragon in Chinese astrology.
1941
The United Service Organization (USO) is created to entertain American troops.
1997
After at first contesting the results, Serbian President Slobodan Milošević recognizes opposition victories in the November 1996 elections.
1998
An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter Scale in northeast Afghanistan kills more than 5,000.
1999
Unarmed West African immigrant Amadou Diallo is shot dead by four plainclothes New York City police officers on an unrelated stake-out, inflaming race-relations in the city.
2004
Facebook, a mainstream online social network is founded by Mark Zuckerberg.
2010
The Federal Court of Australia’s ruling in Roadshow Films v iiNet sets a precedent that Internet service providers (ISPs) are not responsible for what their users do with the services the ISPs provide them.

Who were born on February 4?

1873
Étienne Desmarteau, Canadian athlete (d. 1905)
1914
Alfred Andersch, German writer (d. 1980)
1922
Pandit Bhimsen Joshi, Indian classical singer (d. 2011)
1929
Eduard Zimmermann, German journalist, TV presenter and security expert (d. 2009)
1936
Gary Conway, American actor
1943
Wanda Rutkiewicz, Polish mountaineer (d. 1992)
1957
Evan Wolfson, American attorney and activist
1974
Mijntje Donners, Dutch hockey international
1978
Ömer Onan, Turkish basketball player
1979
Giorgio Pantano, Italian racing car driver

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