January 4th: What is special about this date?

January 4th marks the 4th day of the Gregorian calendar year. There are 361 days remaining until the end of the year (or 362 days in case of leap years). Discover famous birthdays on January 4th, celebrities died on this date, the zodiac sign associated to January 4th and what happened on January 4th in history. On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about January 4th.


January 4th: what famous birthdays are on this date?

On January 4th there are the following famous birthdays:

  • Vhong Navarro
    Vhong Navarro (1977)

    Vhong navarro is a filipino dancer, actor, and comedian known for his work in the philippine entertainment industry.

  • Robert Lamoureux
    Robert Lamoureux (1920)

    French actor, film director, author, and songwriter.

  • Dyan Cannon
    Dyan Cannon (1937)

    American actress on broadway, tv and films.

  • Harmony Korine
    Harmony Korine (1973)

    American screenwriter and producer of director films.

  • Patrick Cassidy
    Patrick Cassidy (1962)

    American actor, jack cassidy's son is a well-known family member.

  • Dave Foley
    Dave Foley (1963)

    Dave Foley is a Canadian actor and comedian, known for his work on the TV show 'The Kids in the Hall'.

  • Barbara Rush
    Barbara Rush (1927)

    American actress.

  • Matt Frewer
    Matt Frewer (1958)

    American-canadian actor.

  • Arthur Conley
    Arthur Conley (1946)

    American singer-songwriter (d.2003).

  • Graham McTavish
    Graham McTavish (1961)

    Scottish actor and author.

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January 4th: who died on this date?

On January 4th the following celebrities died:

  • Albert Camus
    Albert Camus (1960)

    French essayist, novelist, and dramatist.

  • David Soul
    David Soul (2024)

    American actor, and a star of the tv series starsky and hutch.

  • Glynis Johns
    Glynis Johns (2024)

    Glynis Johns is a British actress known for her roles in Mary Poppins and The Court Jester.

  • Jeanette Loff
    Jeanette Loff (1942)

    Jeanette Loff was an American actress and singer who appeared in several films during the 1920s and 1930s.

  • Christopher Isherwood
    Christopher Isherwood (1986)

    British-american essayist, screenwriter, playwright, and novelist.

  • Tanya Roberts
    Tanya Roberts (2021)

    Tanya roberts was an american actress best known for her roles in the tv series charlie's angels and that '70s show, as well as the james...

  • Otis Skinner
    Otis Skinner (1942)

    American playwright and actor known for his contributions to the theater.

  • Mae Questel
    Mae Questel (1998)

    American actress and vocal artist (d. 1998).

  • Les Brown
    Les Brown (2001)

    American saxophonist, composer, and bandleader (d. 2001).

  • Dorothy Granger
    Dorothy Granger (1995)

    Actress in the usa, hog wild, dentist, dies around 80.

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January 4th: what zodiac sign is associated with this date?

On January 4th, the zodiac sign associated with this date is Capricorn according to the Western Zodiac.

Capricorn zodiac sign

January 4th: what is special about the Capricorn sign?

The Capricorn sign encompasses people born between December 22nd and January 19th.

You can discover Capricorn's personality traits and attitude and Capricorn's most and least compatible signs.

If you're a Capricorn born in January discover why January born are so special.


January 4th: what happened on this date in history?

Here's what happened on January 4th in history:

  • Jan 4, 1900: Strikes in Belgium and Germany lead to mining riots.
  • Jan 4, 1915: Trans-Caucausus Russian defeat Turkish troops.
  • Jan 4, 1942: Premier Churchill and General Marshall fly to Florida
  • Jan 4, 1959: Luna 1 becomes the first spacecraft to reach the vicinity of the Moon.
  • Jan 4, 1993: 7th largest wrestling crowd
  • Jan 4, 1995: Newt Gingrich (R) becomes speaker of the House
  • Jan 4, 1998: Funny Thing Happened, closes at St. James NYC after 715 performances
  • Jan 4, 1999: Aluminum Company of America changes its company name to Alcoa Incorporated.
  • Jan 4, 2004: At 04:35 UTC, Spirit, a NASA Mars Rover successfully lands on Mars.
  • Jan 4, 2010: Officially opened is the Burj Khalifa, which is the tallest building in the world.
  • Jan 4, 2011: After winning a case regarding digital distribution, Pink Floyd signed a new record deal with EMI for five years.
  • Jan 4, 2014: Conflict in Anbar: Fallujah is under Islamist militant control by the Iraqi government.

What day of the year is January 4th?

January 4th marks the 4th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar.

There are 361 days remaining until the end of the year (or 362 days in case of leap years).

January 4th is the 4th day of the month of January.


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