About April 4

April 4, 2024 is the 95th day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 271 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Thursday.

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Aries is the sun sign of a person born on this day. Diamond is the modern birthstone for this month. Opal is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 300 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

What Happened On April 4

  • 1081
    Alexios I Komnenos is crowned Byzantine emperor at Constantinople, bringing the Komnenian dynasty to full power.
  • 1147
    First historical record of Moscow.
  • 1660
    Declaration of Breda by King Charles II of England.
  • 1850
    Los Angeles, California is incorporated as a city.
  • 1850
    The Great Fire of Cottenham, a large part of the Cambridgeshire village (England) is burnt to the ground under suspicious circumstances.
  • 1859
    Bryant’s Minstrels debut “Dixie” in New York City in the finale of a blackface minstrel show.
  • 1873
    The Kennel Club is founded, the oldest and first official registry of purebred dogs in the world.
  • 1913
    The Greek aviator Emmanouil Argyropoulos becomes the first pilot victim of the Hellenic Air Force when his plane crashes.
  • 1944
    World War II: First bombardment of Bucharest by Anglo-American forces kills 3000 civilians.
  • 1969
    Dr. Denton Cooley implants the first temporary artificial heart.
  • 1975
    Vietnam War: Operation Baby Lift – A United States Air Force C-5A Galaxy crashes near Saigon, South Vietnam shortly after takeoff, transporting orphans – 172 die.
  • 1979
    The 2nd Congress of the Communist Youth of Greece starts.
  • 1983
    Space Shuttle Challenger makes its maiden voyage into space (STS-6).
  • 1984
    President Ronald Reagan calls for an international ban on chemical weapons.
  • 1991
    Senator John Heinz of Pennsylvania and six others are killed when a helicopter collides with their plane over an elementary school in Merion, Pennsylvania.
  • 1994
    Marc Andreessen and Jim Clark found Netscape Communications Corporation under the name “Mosaic Communications Corporation”.
  • 1996
    Comet Hyakutake is imaged by the USA Asteroid Orbiter Near Earth Asteroid Rendezvous.
  • 2002
    In what is known as the Society Murders, Matthew Wales kills his parents in Melbourne, Australia.
  • 2002
    The Angolan government and UNITA rebels sign a peace treaty ending the Angolan Civil War.
  • 2007
    15 British Royal Navy personnel held in Iran are released by the Iranian President.

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