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 Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is lunes.
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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)
- 960The coronation of Zhao Kuangyin as Emperor Taizu of Song, initiating the Song Dynasty period of China that would last more than three centuries.
- 1703In Edo (now Tokyo), 46 of the Forty-seven Ronin commit seppuku (ritual suicide) as recompense for avenging their master’s death.
- 1794The French legislature abolishes slavery throughout all territories of the French Republic.
- 1801John Marshall is sworn in as Chief Justice of the United States.
- 1859The Codex Sinaiticus is discovered in Egypt.
- 1899The Philippine-American War begins.
- 1916New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Fire Dragon in Chinese astrology.
- 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.
- 1996Major snowstorm paralyzes Midwestern United States, Milwaukee, Wisconsin ties all-time record low temperature at -26°F (-32.2°C)
- 2000German extortionist Klaus-Peter Sabotta is jailed for life for attempted murder and extortion in connection with the sabotage of German railway lines.
Who were born on February 4?
- 1872Gotse Delchev, a great Bulgarian revolutionary, (d. 1903)
- 1912Byron Nelson, American golfer (d. 2006)
- 1918Janet Waldo, American actress
- 1918Luigi Pareyson, Italian philosopher (d. 1991)
- 1952Jerry Shirley, Drummer (Humble Pie)
- 1962Clint Black, American musician
- 1965Jerome Brown, American football player (d. 1992)
- 1972Giovanni Silva De Oliveira, Brazilian footballer
- 1978Ömer Onan, Turkish basketball player
- 1988Carly Patterson, American gymnast
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