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.
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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)
- 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.
- 1779The Fort Wilson Riot takes place.
- 1853Crimean War: The Ottoman Empire declares war on Russia.
- 1883First meeting of the Boys’ Brigade in Glasgow, Scotland.
- 1883First run of the Orient Express.
- 1957Leave It To Beaver premieres on CBS.
- 1963Hurricane Flora, kills 6,000 in Cuba and Haiti.
- 1988U.S. televangelist Jim Bakker is indicted for fraud.
- 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.
- 2003Maxim restaurant suicide bombing in Haifa, Israel: 21 Israelis, Jews and Arabs, are killed, and 51 others wounded.
Who were born on October 4?
- 1515Lucas Cranach the Younger, German painter (d. 1586)
- 1822Rutherford B. Hayes, 19th President of the United States (d. 1893)
- 1880Damon Runyon, American writer (d. 1946)
- 1934Dimosthenis Sofianos, Greek journalist
- 1957Bill Fagerbakke, American actor
- 1961Philippe Russo, French singer
- 1962Jon Secada, Cuban singer and songwriter
- 1978Kyle Lohse, American baseball player
- 1982Jered Weaver, American baseball player
- 1983Chansi Stuckey, American football player
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