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)
- 211Roman Emperor Septimius Severus dies at Eboracum (modern York, England) while preparing to lead a campaign against the Caledonians.He leaves the empire in the control of his two quarrelling sons.
- 1454In the Thirteen Years’ War, the Secret Council of the Prussian Confederation sends a formal act of disobedience to the Grand Master.
- 1789George Washington is unanimously elected as the first President of the United States by the U.S. Electoral College.
- 1810The Royal Navy seizes Guadeloupe.
- 1825The Ohio Legislature authorizes the construction of the Ohio and Erie Canal and the Miami and Erie Canal.
- 1916New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Fire Dragon in Chinese astrology.
- 1948Ceylon (later renamed Sri Lanka) becomes independent within the British Commonwealth.
- 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.
- 2008The London Low Emission Zone (LEZ) scheme begins to operate in the UK.
Who were born on February 4?
- 1848Jean Aicard, French poet (d. 1921)
- 1931Isabel Martínez de Perón, President of Argentina (1974–1976), widow of Argentine President Juan Perón
- 1938Donald W. Riegle, Jr., American Senator
- 1943Ken Thompson, American computer scientist
- 1949Rasim Delic, Bosnian military chief of staff and war criminal (d. 2010)
- 1960Mark Dawson, British-born American entertainment manager (The Iron Maidens)
- 1962Alfred Twardecki, Polish historian
- 1967Sergei Grinkov, Russian figure skater (d. 1995)
- 1972Giovanni Silva De Oliveira, Brazilian footballer
- 1981Allen Forrest, American recording artist/ music producer
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