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)
- 1454In the Thirteen Years’ War, the Secret Council of the Prussian Confederation sends a formal act of disobedience to the Grand Master.
- 1797The Riobamba earthquake strikes Ecuador, causing up to 40,000 casualties.
- 1801John Marshall is sworn in as Chief Justice of the United States.
- 1932Second Sino-Japanese War: Harbin, Manchuria, falls to Japan.
- 1936Radium becomes the first radioactive element to be made synthetically.
- 1974M62 coach bombing: The Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) explodes a bomb on a bus carrying off-duty British Armed Forces personnel in Yorkshire, England. Nine soldiers and three civilians are killed.
- 1974The Symbionese Liberation Army kidnaps Patty Hearst in Berkeley, California.
- 1977A Chicago Transit Authority elevated train rear-ends another and derails, killing 11 and injuring 180, the worst accident in the agency’s history.
- 1996Major snowstorm paralyzes Midwestern United States, Milwaukee, Wisconsin ties all-time record low temperature at -26°F (-32.2°C)
- 2038New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Earth Horse in Chinese astrology.
Who were born on February 4?
- 1575Pierre de Bérulle, French cardinal and statesman (d. 1629)
- 1799Almeida Garrett, Portuguese writer (d. 1854)
- 1912Byron Nelson, American golfer (d. 2006)
- 1914Alfred Andersch, German writer (d. 1980)
- 1925Gerald Sim, English actor
- 1949Rasim Delic, Bosnian military chief of staff and war criminal (d. 2010)
- 1951Dariush Eghbali, Iranian singer and musician
- 1968Marko Matvere, Estonian actor
- 1972Giovanni Silva De Oliveira, Brazilian footballer
- 1981Allen Forrest, American recording artist/ music producer
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