Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on January 4. From 1900 until now.
January 4 is under the sign of Capricorn.
Famous birthdays on this day include Till Lindemann (1963), Michael Stipe (1960) and Peter Steele (1962).
Several movies were released around January 4 over the years, such as Hannah and Her Sisters in 1986 directed by Woody Allen and Tomorrow Is Forever in 1946 directed by Irving Pichel.
But much more happened on January 4 over the years: find out below
Which were the most popular Movies released around January 4 over the years?
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Which were the important events of January 4?
- 2019 The United States Central Command announces that a U.S. airstrike in Ma'rib Governorate, Yemen, has killed Jamal Ahmad Mohammad Al Badawi, who is believed to have masterminded the 2000 USS Cole bombing that killed 17 American sailors. (The Independent)
- 2018 Afghanistan War: A suicide bomber attack near a group of security personnel investigating illegal drugs and alcohol dealing in Kabul, Afghanistan, kills at least 20, wounding another 27 policemen. The Islamic State claims responsibility for the attack. (The New York Times) (AP via Time)
- 2017 2017 Brooklyn train crash: A commuter train from the Long Island Rail Road derails during the morning rush hour in Brooklyn, New York, injuring 103 people. (CBS)
- 2016 Iraqi Civil War (2014–2017): Two Sunni mosques are bombed in central Iraq and a muezzin is killed amid fears of renewals of sectarian strife following Saudi Arabia's execution of Shi'ite cleric Nimr al-Nimr in Saudi Arabia. (AFP via Straits Times)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 4 over the years?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- 2018 Ed Sheeran - Perfect
- 2017 The Weeknd Featuring Daft Punk - Starboy
- 2016 Adele - Hello
- 2015 Taylor Swift - Blank Space
- 2014 Eminem Featuring Rihanna - The Monster
- 2014 Eminem - The Monster
- 2013 Bruno Mars - Locked Out Of Heaven
- 2012 LMFAO - Sexy And I Know It
- 2011 Bruno Mars - Grenade
- 2010 Ke$ha - TiK ToK
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Which were the most popular books released around January 4 over the years?
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This day over the years in 30 sec.
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