January 4

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 Metropolis in 1927 directed by Fritz Lang and On Dangerous Ground in 1917 directed by Robert Thornby.
But much more happened on January 4 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around January 4 over the years?
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Disturbing the Peace

Disturbing the Peace

Release year: 2020

Directed by: York Alec Shackleton

Starring: Guy Pearce, Devon Sawa, Barbie Blank, Michael Bellisario

The Commuter

The Commuter

Release year: 2018

Directed by: Jaume Collet-Serra

Starring: Liam Neeson, Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, Jonathan Banks

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 4?


Holidays

  • Spaghetti Day
  • Ogoni Day
  • The eleventh night and tenth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
  • Feast day of St Elizabeth Ann Seton

Events

  • 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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Music charts

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Books

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World Without End by Ken Follett

World Without End

Year: 2008

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In this “epic” (The Denver Post) sequel to The Pillars of the Earth, it is now two centuries after the townspeople of Kingsbridge have finished building its exquisite Gothic cathedral.

Jackdaws by Ken Follett

Jackdaws

Year: 2002

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"D day is approaching. They don't know where or when, but the Germans know it'll be soon, and for Felicity "Flick" Clairet, the stakes have never been higher.

The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town by John Grisham

The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town

Year: 2007

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • John Grisham’s first work of nonfiction: a true crime story that will terrify anyone who believes in the presumption of innocence. SOON TO BE A NETFLIX ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARY SERIES “Both an American tragedy and …

Before I Sleep by James Monahan

Before I Sleep

Year: 1962

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Prince Souphan of Laos arrived at Lambert Field on November 30, 1959, to a proper St. Louis reception led by thedeputy mayor and the head of the board of aldermen.

Sophie's Choice by William Styron

Sophie's Choice

Year: 1980

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Three stories are told: a young Southerner wants to become a writer; a turbulent love-hate affair between a brilliant Jew and a beautiful Polish woman; and of an awful wound in that woman's past--one that impels both Sophie and Nathan …

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