Friday October 4, 2024
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

October 4: Day of the Week

October 4, 2024 is the 278th day of the year 2024 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 Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kin'yōbi.

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Here’s the October calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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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.

October 4 Historical Event(s)

610
Heraclius arrives by ship from Africa at Constantinople, overthrows Byzantine Emperor Phocas and becomes Emperor.
1876
Texas A&M University opens as the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas, becoming the first public institution of higher education in Texas.
1895
The first U.S. Open Men’s Golf Championship administered by the United States Golf Association is played at the Newport Country Club in Newport, Rhode Island.
1943
World War II: U.S. captures Solomon Islands.
1957
Leave It To Beaver premieres on CBS.
1965
Becoming the first Pope to ever visit the United States of America and the Western hemisphere, Pope Paul VI arrives in New York.
1988
U.S. televangelist Jim Bakker is indicted for fraud.
2001
NATO confirms invocation of Article 5 of the North Atlantic Treaty.
2001
Siberia 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.
2010
The 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?

1550
King Charles IX of Sweden (d. 1611)
1944
Rocío Dúrcal, Spanish singer and actress (d. 2006)
1946
Bridget St John, English singer/songwriter and guitarist
1946
Michael Mullen, American Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
1955
Jorge Valdano, Argentine footballer
1976
Mauro Camoranesi, Argentine-Italian footballer
1981
Scott Hammond, American photographer
1983
Ueda Tatsuya, Japanese boy band singer (KAT-TUN)
1984
Lena Katina, Russian singer (t.A.T.u.)
1987
Will Puddy, English footballer

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