What are the important events that happened on September 4? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

September 4: Facts & Myths About This Day

September 4 is the 248th day of the year 2016 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 118 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Sunday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is August 22, 2016 – a Sunday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 24,549,120 minutes has elapsed since midnight of January 1, 1970 – the Unix epoch.

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘dihectatetracontaoctagon’ day.

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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.

According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 146 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

The ancient Maya civilization believes that the end of the world will happen on December 21, 2012. There are now 1,353 days since this fabled cataclysmic event.

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September 4 Historical Events

  • 1870
    Emperor Napoleon III of France is deposed and the Third Republic is declared.
  • 1884
    The United Kingdom ends its policy of penal transportation to New South Wales in Australia.citation needed date=October 2011
  • 1950
    Darlington Raceway is the site of the inaugural Southern 500, the first 500-mile NASCAR race.
  • 1956
    The IBM RAMAC 305 is introduced, the first commercial computer to use magnetic disk storage.
  • 1963
    Swissair Flight 306 crashes near Dürrenäsch, Switzerland, killing all 80 people on board.
  • 1975
    The Sinai Interim Agreement relating to the Arab-Israeli conflict is signed.
  • 1996
    War on Drugs: Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) attack a military base in Guaviare, starting three weeks of guerrilla warfare in which at least 130 Colombians are killed.
  • 1998
    Google is founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin, two students at Stanford University.
  • 2001
    Tokyo DisneySea opens to the public as part of the Tokyo Disney Resort in Urayasu, Chiba, Japan.
  • 2010
    Canterbury 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?

  • 1755
    Count Axel von Fersen the Younger, Swedish Army officer, diplomat and statesman. (d. 1810)
  • 1824
    Anton Bruckner, Austrian composer (d. 1896)
  • 1846
    Daniel Burnham, American architect (d. 1912)
  • 1922
    Per Olof Sundman, Swedish writer and politician (d. 1992)
  • 1939
    Denis Lindsay, South African cricketer (d. 2005)
  • 1946
    Bryan Mauricette, Canadian cricketer
  • 1968
    Phill Lewis, American actor
  • 1973
    Aaron Fultz, American baseball player
  • 1977
    Sun-Woo Kim, Korean Major League Baseball player
  • 1999
    Kali Majors, American actress

Who died on September 4?

  • 1537
    Johann Dietenberger, German theologian (b. c.1475)
  • 1821
    José Miguel Carrera, Chilean general and founding father (b. 1785)
  • 1864
    John Hunt Morgan, American Confederate military leader (b. 1825)
  • 1965
    Albert Schweitzer, Alsatian physician and missionary, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (b. 1875)
  • 1977
    Jean Rostand, French biologist (b. 1894)
  • 1977
    Stelios Perpiniadis, Greek musician (b. 1899)
  • 1986
    Otto Glória, Brazilian football coach (b. 1917)
  • 1991
    Dottie West, American singer (b. 1932)
  • 2002
    Vlado Perlemuter, Lithuanian pianist (b. 1904)
  • 2003
    Lola Bobesco, Romanian-born violinist (b. 1921)

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