September 4: Day of the Week
September 4, 2018 was the 247th day of the year 2018 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 118 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Tuesday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is mardi.
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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.
- 1884The United Kingdom ends its policy of penal transportation to New South Wales in Australia.citation needed date=October 2011
- 1941World War II: a German submarine makes the first attack against a United States ship, the USS Greer.
- 1948Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands abdicates for health reasons.
- 1963Swissair Flight 306 crashes near Dürrenäsch, Switzerland, killing all 80 people on board.
- 1964Scotland’s Forth Road Bridge near Edinburgh officially opens.
- 1967Vietnam War: Operation Swift begins: U.S. Marines engage the North Vietnamese in battle in the Que Son Valley.
- 1977The Golden Dragon Massacre took place in San Francisco, California.
- 1989In Leipzig, East Germany, the first of weekly demonstration for the legalisation of opposition groups and democratic reforms takes place.
- 2010Canterbury earthquake: a 7.1 magnitude earthquake which struck the South Island of New Zealand at 4:35 am causing widespread damage and several power outages.
Who were born on September 4?
- 1908Edward Dmytryk, American film director (d. 1999)
- 1908Richard Wright, American writer (d. 1960)
- 1917Henry Ford II, American industrialist (d. 1987)
- 1966Yanka Dyagileva, Russian poet and singer-songwriter (d. 1991)
- 1971Lance Klusener, South African cricketer
- 1974Naved Ashraf, Pakistani cricketer
- 1975Kai Owen, Welsh actor
- 1977Mark Ronson, English DJ/Producer and co-founder of Allido Records
- 1979MC Mong, South Korean hip hop artist
- 1983Yuichi Nakamaru, Japanese idol, (member of KAT-TUN)
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