October 4: Day of the Week
October 4, 2019 is the 277th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 88 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 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.
- 1725Foundation of Rosario in Argentina.
- 1779The Fort Wilson Riot takes place.
- 1830Creation of the state of Belgium after separation from The Netherlands.
- 1927Gutzon Borglum begins sculpting Mount Rushmore.
- 1943World War II: U.S. captures Solomon Islands.
- 1957Leave It To Beaver premieres on CBS.
- 1957Space Race: Launch of Sputnik I, the first artificial satellite to orbit the Earth.
- 1966Basutoland becomes independent from the United Kingdom and is renamed Lesotho.
- 1967Omar Ali Saifuddin III of Brunei abdicates in favour of his son, His Majesty Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah.
Who were born on October 4?
- 1880Damon Runyon, American writer (d. 1946)
- 1922Malcolm Baldrige, 26th United States Secretary of Commerce (d. 1987)
- 1928Alvin Toffler, American writer
- 1929Leroy Van Dyke, American singer
- 1943H. Rap Brown, American civil rights activist
- 1947Ann Widdecombe, British politician
- 1957Alexander Tkachyov, Soviet gymnast
- 1978Ko Soo, South Korean television and movie actor
- 1980James Jones, American basketball player
- 1981Scott Hammond, American photographer
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