May 4: Day of the Week
May 4, 2019 is the 124th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 241 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Saturday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Doyōbi.
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Here’s the May calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Taurus is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Emerald is the modern birthstone for this month. Sapphire is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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May 4 Historical Event(s)
- 1256The Augustinian monastic order is constituted at the Lecceto Monastery when Pope Alexander IV issues a papal bull Licet ecclesiae catholicae.
- 1871The National Association, the first professional baseball league, opens its first season in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
- 1910The Royal Canadian Navy is created.
- 1912Italy occupies the Greek island of Rhodes.
- 1945World War II: The North Germany Army surrenders to Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery.
- 1949The entire Torino football team (except for two players who did not take the trip: Sauro Tomà, due to an injury and Renato Gandolfi, because of coach request) is killed in a plane crash at the Superga hill at the edge of Turin, Italy.
- 1972The Don't Make A Wave Committee, a fledgling environmental organization founded in Canada in 1971, officially changes its name to “Greenpeace Foundation”.
- 1989Iran-Contra Affair: Former White House aide Oliver North is convicted of three crimes and acquitted of nine other charges. The convictions, however, are later overturned on appeal.
- 1994Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and PLO leader Yasser Arafat sign a peace accord regarding Palestinian autonomy granting self-rule in the Gaza Strip and Jericho.
- 2002An EAS Airlines BAC 1-11-500 crashes in a suburb of Kano, Nigeria shortly after takeoff killing more than 148 people.
Who were born on May 4?
- 1781Karl Christian Friedrich Krause, German philosopher (d. 1832)
- 1822Charles Boucher de Boucherville, Quebec politician (d. 1915)
- 1923Assi Rahbani, Lebanese composer and author
- 1940Robin Cook, American novelist
- 1941George Will, American writer
- 1942Nickolas Ashford, American record producer, songwriter, and musician (Ashford and Simpson)
- 1947Richard Jenkins, American actor
- 1968Julian Barratt, English comedian and musician, one half of The Mighty Boosh
- 1974Miguel Cairo, Venezuelan baseball player
- 1990Matthias Cuntz, German footballer
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