September 4: Day of the Week
September 4, 2019 was the 247th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 118 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Wednesday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is mercredi.
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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)
- 1260The Sienese Ghibellines, supported by the forces of King Manfred of Sicily, defeat the Florentine Guelphs at Montaperti.
- 1862Civil War Maryland Campaign: General Robert E. Lee takes the Army of Northern Virginia, and the war, into the North.
- 1888George Eastman registers the trademark Kodak and receives a patent for his camera that uses roll film.
- 1941World War II: a German submarine makes the first attack against a United States ship, the USS Greer.
- 1963Swissair Flight 306 crashes near Dürrenäsch, Switzerland, killing all 80 people on board.
- 1967Vietnam War: Operation Swift begins: U.S. Marines engage the North Vietnamese in battle in the Que Son Valley.
- 1971Alaska Airlines Flight 1866 crashes near Juneau, Alaska, killing all 111 people on board.
- 1972Mark Spitz becomes the first competitor to win seven medals at a single Olympic Games.
- 1985The discovery of Buckminsterfullerene, the first fullerene molecule of carbon.
- 2007Three terrorists suspected to be a part of Al-Qaeda are arrested in Germany after allegedly planning attacks on both the Frankfurt International airport and US military installations.
Who were born on September 4?
- 1383Count Amadeus VIII of Savoy (d. 1451)
- 1901William Lyons, British industrialist (Jaguar cars) (d. 1985)
- 1909Eduard Wirths, Nazi physician (d. 1945)
- 1913Victor Kiernan, British historian (d. 2009)
- 1922Per Olof Sundman, Swedish writer and politician (d. 1992)
- 1932Dinsdale Landen, English actor (d. 2003)
- 1937Mikk Mikiver, Estonian actor and director (d. 2006)
- 1951Marita Ulvskog, Swedish politician
- 1958David Drew Pinsky (Dr. Drew), American radio show host
- 1961Nick Blinko, English musician (Rudimentary Peni)
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