September 4: Day of the Week
September 4, 2020 was the 248th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 118 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Friday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is vendredi.
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Here’s the September calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Virgo is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Sapphire is the modern birthstone for this month. Agate is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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September 4 Historical Event(s)
- 1781Los Angeles, California, is founded as El Pueblo de Nuestra Señora La Reina de los Ángeles de Porciúncula (The Village of Our Lady, the Queen of the Angels of Porziuncola) by 44 Spanish settlers.
- 1870Emperor Napoleon III of France is deposed and the Third Republic is declared.
- 1923Maiden flight of the first U.S. airship, the USS Shenandoah.
- 1944World War II: Finland exits from the war with Soviet Union.
- 1948Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands abdicates for health reasons.
- 1949The Peekskill Riots erupt after a Paul Robeson concert in Peekskill, New York.
- 1951The first live transcontinental television broadcast takes place in San Francisco, California, from the Japanese Peace Treaty Conference.
- 1963Swissair Flight 306 crashes near Dürrenäsch, Switzerland, killing all 80 people on board.
- 1975The Sinai Interim Agreement relating to the Arab-Israeli conflict is signed.
- 1977The Golden Dragon Massacre took place in San Francisco, California.
Who were born on September 4?
- 1918Paul Harvey, American radio broadcaster (d. 2009)
- 1926Bert Olmstead, Canadian ice hockey player
- 1928Dick York, American actor (d. 1992)
- 1944Ron Ward, Canadian ice hockey player
- 1951Judith Ivey, American actress
- 1961Kevin Kennedy, English actor
- 1970Daisy Dee, West Indian-born singer
- 1981Richard Garcia, Australian footballer
- 1986James Younghusband, Philippine footballer
- 1990Stefanía Fernández, Venezuelan beauty queen and Miss Universe 2009
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