June 4, 2024 is the 156th day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 210 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Tuesday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is martes.
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Here’s the June calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
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Zodiac & Birthstone
Gemini is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Pearl is the modern birthstone for this month. Moonstone is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
June 4 Historical Event(s)
The Montgolfier brothers publicly demonstrate their montgolfière (hot air balloon).
Grieving over the death of his wife, Marie Clotilde of France, King Charles Emmanuel IV of Sardinia abdicates his throne in favor of his brother, Victor Emmanuel.
Italian Independence wars: In the Battle of Magenta, the French army, under Louis-Napoleon, defeat the Austrian army.
American Civil War: Confederate troops evacuate Fort Pillow on the Mississippi River, leaving the way clear for Union troops to take Memphis, Tennessee.
A military coup in Argentina ousts Ramón Castillo.
World War II: Rome falls to the Allies, the first Axis capital to fall.
In the Vienna summit, Soviet premier Nikita Khrushchev sparks the Berlin Crisis by threatening to sign a separate peace treaty with East Germany and ending American, British and French access to East Berlin.
Stockport Air Disaster: British Midland flight G-ALHG crashes in Hopes Carr, Stockport, killing 72 passengers and crew.
During Ten Cent Beer Night, inebriated Cleveland Indians fans start a riot, causing the game to be forfeited to the Texas Rangers.
The Tiananmen Square protests are violently ended in Beijing by the People’s Liberation Army.
Who were born on June 4?
Franz Xaver, Baron Von Zach, Austrian editor and astronomer (d. 1832)
Elizabeth Jolley, Australian writer (d. 2007)
Karolos Papoulias, Greek politician
Gorilla Monsoon, American professional wrestler (d. 1999)
John Treacy, Irish athlete
Krzysztof Holowczyc, Polish rally driver
Derian Hatcher, American ice hockey player
Darin Erstad, American baseball player
François Beauchemin, Canadian ice hockey player
Jenaveve Jolie, American pornographic actress
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