Sunday February 4, 2024
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

February 4: Day of the Week

February 4, 2024 was the 35th day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 331 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Sunday.

If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is domingo.

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Here’s the February calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

February 2024

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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.

February 4 Historical Event(s)

The French legislature abolishes slavery throughout all territories of the French Republic.
The Riobamba earthquake strikes Ecuador, causing up to 40,000 casualties.
The Philippine-American War begins.
New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Fire Dragon in Chinese astrology.
The United Service Organization (USO) is created to entertain American troops.
After at first contesting the results, Serbian President Slobodan Milošević recognizes opposition victories in the November 1996 elections.
An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter Scale in northeast Afghanistan kills more than 5,000.
Unarmed 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.
Facebook, a mainstream online social network is founded by Mark Zuckerberg.
The Federal Court of Australia’s ruling in Roadshow Films v iiNet sets a precedent that Internet service providers (ISPs) are not responsible for what their users do with the services the ISPs provide them.

Who were born on February 4?

Étienne Desmarteau, Canadian athlete (d. 1905)
Alfred Andersch, German writer (d. 1980)
Pandit Bhimsen Joshi, Indian classical singer (d. 2011)
Eduard Zimmermann, German journalist, TV presenter and security expert (d. 2009)
Gary Conway, American actor
Wanda Rutkiewicz, Polish mountaineer (d. 1992)
Evan Wolfson, American attorney and activist
Mijntje Donners, Dutch hockey international
Ömer Onan, Turkish basketball player
Giorgio Pantano, Italian racing car driver

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