January 4: Zodiac, Trivia, Birthdays and Holidays

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). People born on this day are under the sign of Capricorn. Famous birthdays on this day include Till Lindemann (1963), Michael Stipe (1960) and Peter Steele (1962).
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Trivia and Events

What happened on January 4th in history? Here’s the historical highlights:

  • Jan 4th, 2019 The United States Central Command announced that Jamal Ahmad Mohammad Al Badawi was killed in an airstrike by the United States in Ma'rib Governorate. He is suspected to be responsible for the 2000 USS Cole explosion that resulted in 17 American sailors being killed.
  • Jan 4th, 2018 Afghanistan War: At least 20 people are killed and 27 more injured in a suicide bomber attack that occurred near security officers investigating illegal drug and alcohol deals in Kabul, Afghanistan. The attack is claimed by the Islamic State.
  • Jan 4th, 2017 2017 Brooklyn train crash: A commuter train on the Long Island Rail Road collided with a train in Brooklyn during rush hour, New York. It left 103 people injured.
  • Jan 4th, 2016 Iraqi Civil War (2014-2017: Two Sunni mosques in central Iraq are bombed and a muezzin is murdered amid fears of renewed sectarian strife after the execution in Saudi Arabia of Shi'ite cleric Nimr al-Nimr.
  • Jan 4th, 2015 War in North-West Pakistan: Eight Uzbeks are killed in a drone strike by the United States. They were believed to have been linked with al-Qaeda in Pakistan. (Channel 9 News). The Pakistan Air Force struck the Taliban positions in Khyber Agency of Pakistan, killing 31 militants. (Channel 9 News). A bomb explodes at a volleyball match in Orakzai Agency in Pakistan, killing four and injuring eight.
  • Jan 4th, 2014 Conflict in Anbar: Fallujah is under Islamist militant control by the Iraqi government.
  • Jan 4th, 2013 Conflict between Israel and Palestine: Many thousands gather in Gaza to show unity between the ruling Hamas, elected in 2006 by Palestinians, and Fatah since then.
  • Jan 4th, 2012 Two bombs exploded in Maiduguri, northern Nigeria. The Boko Haram movement is believed to be behind them.
  • Jan 4th, 2011 After winning a case regarding digital distribution, Pink Floyd signed a new record deal with EMI for five years.
  • Jan 4th, 2010 Officially opened is the Burj Khalifa, which is the tallest building in the world.
  • Jan 4th, 2009 Six people are killed and 20 injured in a suicide bombing in Dera Ismail Khan in North-West Frontier Province of Pakistan.
  • Jan 4th, 2008 Warner Bros. USA announces that it will cease support for HD DVD video discs on June 1 and will only release high-definition DVDs using Sony's Bluray format. Warner Bros is Hollywood’s largest DVD seller, accounting for around 19% of all sales in the United States.

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