January 4: Day of the Week
January 4, 2020 was the 4th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 362 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Saturday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is sábado.
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Here’s the January calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Capricorn is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Garnet is the modern birthstone for this month. Emerald is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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January 4 Historical Event(s)
- 1717The Netherlands, Great Britain, and France sign the Triple Alliance.
- 1847Samuel Colt sells his first revolver pistol to the United States government.
- 1854The McDonald Islands are discovered by Captain William McDonald aboard the Samarang.
- 1884The Fabian Society is founded in London.
- 1896Utah is admitted as the 45th U.S. state.
- 1958Sputnik 1 falls to Earth from its orbit.
- 1966A military coup takes place in Upper Volta (later Burkina Faso), dissolving the National Parliament and leading to a new national constitution.
- 1974United States President Richard Nixon refuses to hand over materials subpoenaed by the Senate Watergate Committee.
- 1976The Reavey and O'Dowd killings take place (part of The Troubles in Northern Ireland, United Kingdom)
- 2004Mikheil Saakashvili is elected President of Georgia following the November 2003 Rose Revolution.
Who were born on January 4?
- 1900James Bond, American ornithologist (d. 1989)
- 1923Don Butterfield, American jazz and classical tuba player (d. 2006)
- 1960Michael Stipe, American singer (R.E.M.)
- 1962Laila Eloui, Egyptian actress
- 1973Harmony Korine, American film director and artist
- 1979Charity Rahmer, American actress
- 1985Fernando Rees, Brazilian race car driver
- 1986James Milner, English footballer
- 1986Steve Slaton, American football player
- 1988Anestis Argyriou, Greek footballer
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