February 4: Day of the Week
February 4, 2019 was the 35th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 330 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Monday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is lundi.
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Here’s the February calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
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.
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February 4 Historical Event(s)
- 1794The French legislature abolishes slavery throughout all territories of the French Republic.
- 1820The Chilean Navy under the command of Lord Cochrane completes the 2 day long Capture of Valdivia with just 300 men and 2 ships.
- 1941The United Service Organization (USO) is created to entertain American troops.
- 1945World War II: The British Indian Army and Imperial Japanese Army begin a series of battles known as the Battle of Pokoku and Irrawaddy River operations.
- 1966All Nippon Airways Flight 60 plunges into Tokyo Bay, killing 133.
- 1976In Guatemala and Honduras an earthquake kills more than 22,000.
- 1992A Coup d'état is led by Hugo Chávez Frías, against Venezuelan President Carlos Andrés Pérez.
- 1998An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter Scale in northeast Afghanistan kills more than 5,000.
- 1999Unarmed 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.
- 2038New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Earth Horse in Chinese astrology.
Who were born on February 4?
- 1859Timofei Mikhailov, Russian revolutionary, member of Narodnaya Volya (d. 1881)
- 1929Jerry Adler, American actor
- 1935Martti Talvela, Finnish bass (d. 1989)
- 1955Mikuláš Dzurinda, Slovak Prime Minister
- 1962Clint Black, American musician
- 1962Michael Riley, Canadian actor
- 1965Jerome Brown, American football player (d. 1992)
- 1969Duncan Coutts, Canadian bassist (Our Lady Peace)
- 1973Manny Legacé, Canadian ice hockey goaltender
- 1977Mitra Hajjar, Iranian actress
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