February 4: Day of the Week
February 4, 2021 was the 35th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 330 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Thursday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Mokuyōbi.
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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.
- 1794The French legislature abolishes slavery throughout all territories of the French Republic.
- 1801John Marshall is sworn in as Chief Justice of the United States.
- 1810The Royal Navy seizes Guadeloupe.
- 1899The Philippine-American War begins.
- 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.
- 1976In Guatemala and Honduras an earthquake kills more than 22,000.
- 1992New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Water Monkey in Chinese astrology.
- 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?
- 1848Jean Aicard, French poet (d. 1921)
- 1875Ludwig Prandtl, German physicist (d. 1953)
- 1918Janet Waldo, American actress
- 1918Luigi Pareyson, Italian philosopher (d. 1991)
- 1960Tim Booth, British singer (James)
- 1962Clint Black, American musician
- 1964Noodles, American guitarist (The Offspring)
- 1968Marko Matvere, Estonian actor
- 1969Dallas Drake, ice hockey player
- 1973Oscar de la Hoya, Mexican-American boxer
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