October 4: Day of the Week
October 4, 2020 is the 278th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 88 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Sunday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is dimanche.
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Here’s the October calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Libra is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Opal is the modern birthstone for this month. Jasper is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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October 4 Historical Event(s)
- 1511Formation of the Holy League of Ferdinand II of Aragon, the Papal States and the Republic of Venice against France.
- 1693Battle of Marsaglia: Piedmontese troops are defeated by the French.
- 1725Foundation of Rosario in Argentina.
- 1777Battle of Germantown: Troops under George Washington are repelled by British troops under Sir William Howe.
- 1957Avro Arrow roll-out ceremony at Avro Canada plant in Malton, Ontario.
- 1957Leave It To Beaver premieres on CBS.
- 1983Richard Noble sets a new land speed record of 633.468 mph (1,019 km/h), driving Thrust 2 at the Black Rock Desert of Nevada.
- 1992The Rome General Peace Accords ends a 16 year civil war in Mozambique.
- 2004SpaceShipOne‘’wins Ansari X Prize for private spaceflight, by being the first private craft to fly into space.
- 2010The Ajka plant accident in western Hungary releases about a million cubic metres (35 million cubic feet) of liquid alumina sludge. Nine people are killed and 122 injured, and the Marcal and Danube rivers are severly contaminated.
Who were born on October 4?
- 1862Edward Stratemeyer, American author (d. 1930)
- 1931Sir Terence Conran, English designer, restaurateur, retailer and writer
- 1940Alberto Vilar, Cuban-American investor and philanthropist
- 1955Jorge Valdano, Argentine footballer
- 1957Kyra Schon, American actress
- 1959Chris Lowe, British musician (Pet Shop Boys)
- 1961Kazuki Takahashi, Japanese author
- 1977Cabral Ibacka, Romanian actor and television presenter
- 1977Richard Parry, Canadian musician and composer (Arcade Fire)
- 1985Thorsten Wiedemann, German rugby player
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