June 4: Day of the Week
June 4, 2021 is the 155th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 210 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Friday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is viernes.
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Here’s the June calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
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.
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June 4 Historical Event(s)
- 1039Henry III becomes Holy Roman Emperor.
- 1760Great Upheaval: New England planters arrive to claim land in Nova Scotia, Canada taken from the Acadians.
- 1812Following Louisiana’s admittance as a U.S. state, the Louisiana Territory is renamed the Missouri Territory.
- 1859Italian Independence wars: In the Battle of Magenta, the French army, under Louis-Napoleon, defeat the Austrian army.
- 1876An express train called the Transcontinental Express arrives in San Francisco, California, via the First Transcontinental Railroad only 83 hours and 39 minutes after leaving New York City.
- 1896Henry Ford completes the Ford Quadricycle, his first gasoline-powered automobile, and gives it a successful test run.
- 1913Emily Davison, a suffragette, runs out in front of King George V’s horse, Anmer, at the Epsom Derby. She is trampled, never regains consciousness and dies a few days later.
- 1928President of the Republic of China Zhang Zuolin is assassinated by Japanese agents.
- 1975Governor of California Jerry Brown signs the California Agricultural Labor Relations Act into law, the first law in the U.S. giving farmworkers collective bargaining rights.
- 1988Three cars on a train carrying hexogen to Kazakhstan explode in Arzamas, Gorky Oblast, USSR, killing 91 and injuring about 1,500.
Who were born on June 4?
- 1665Zacharie Robutel de La Noue, Canadian soldier (d. 1733)
- 1738King George III of the United Kingdom (d. 1820)
- 1801James Pennethorne, English architect (d. 1871)
- 1916Fernand Leduc, Canadian painter (The Automatistes)
- 1917Robert Merrill, American baritone (d. 2004)
- 1924Dennis Weaver, American actor (d. 2006)
- 1962John P. Kee, American gospel singer
- 1969Horatio Sanz, Chilean-born comedian
- 1982Ronnie Prude, American football player
- 1986Micky, South Korean singer (TVXQ)
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