October 4: Day of the Week
October 4, 2022 is the 277th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 88 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 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)
- 1227Assassination of Caliph al-Adil.
- 1363End of the Battle of Lake Poyang; the Chinese rebel forces of Zhu Yuanzhang defeat that of his rival, Chen Youliang, in one of the largest naval battles in history.
- 1636The Swedish Army defeats the armies of Saxony and the Holy Roman Empire at the Battle of Wittstock.
- 1777Battle of Germantown: Troops under George Washington are repelled by British troops under Sir William Howe.
- 1853Crimean War: The Ottoman Empire declares war on Russia.
- 1883First run of the Orient Express.
- 1965Becoming the first Pope to ever visit the United States of America and the Western hemisphere, Pope Paul VI arrives in New York.
- 1974Founding of the New Democracy party in Greece.
- 2001NATO confirms invocation of Article 5 of the North Atlantic Treaty.
- 2001Siberia Airlines Flight 1812: a Sibir Airlines Tupolev TU-154 crashes into the Black Sea after being struck by an errant Ukrainian S-200 missile. 78 people are killed.
Who were born on October 4?
- 1657Francesco Solimena, Italian painter (d. 1747)
- 1836Juliette Adam, French writer (d. 1936)
- 1903Pierre Garbay, French army general and military governor of Paris (d. 1980)
- 1916Jan Murray, American comedian (d. 2006)
- 1929Leroy Van Dyke, American singer
- 1938Kurt Wüthrich, Swiss chemist, Nobel laureate
- 1942Bernice Johnson Reagon, American musician (Sweet Honey in the Rock)
- 1943Dietmar Mürdter, German footballer
- 1975Daniella Deutscher, American actress
- 1979Adam Voges, Australian cricketer
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