July 4th: What is special about this date?

July 4th marks the 185th day of the Gregorian calendar year (or the 186th in case of leap years). There are 180 days remaining until the end of the year. Discover famous birthdays on July 4th, celebrities died on this date, the zodiac sign associated to July 4th and what happened on July 4th in history. On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about July 4th.


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

On July 4th there are the following famous birthdays:

  • George M. Cohan
    George M. Cohan (1878)

    George m. cohan was a prominent american entertainer, playwright, composer, lyricist, actor, singer, dancer, and producer known for his...

  • Victoria Abril
    Victoria Abril (1959)

    Spanish actress.

  • Gertrude Lawrence
    Gertrude Lawrence (1898)

    An english actress, singer and dancer, she is also a comedian and singer.

  • Eva Marie Saint
    Eva Marie Saint (1924)

    Eva marie saint is an american actress known for her roles in classic films such as 'on the waterfront' and 'north by northwest'.

  • Gina Lollobrigida
    Gina Lollobrigida (1927)

    After winning a beauty competition, she made her acting debut in 1947.

  • Kurtwood Smith
    Kurtwood Smith (1943)

    Kurtwood smith is an american actor known for his roles in 'robocop' and 'that '70s show'.

  • Alessio Boni
    Alessio Boni (1966)

    Italian actor.

  • Tahar Rahim
    Tahar Rahim (1981)

    He is a french-agerian actor who won the cesar award for best actress for his role as "a prophet" written by jacques audiard.

  • Viviane Romance
    Viviane Romance (1912)

    French actress, on-screen since 1931.

  • Jenny Seagrove
    Jenny Seagrove (1958)

    Born in malaysia as the daughter of an indonesian businessman, she is a british actress.

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July 4th: who died on this date?

On July 4th the following celebrities died:

  • Eva Gabor
    Eva Gabor (1995)

    Hungarian-american actress, youngest of three glamorous european immigrants to hollywood.

  • Eric Sykes
    Eric Sykes (2012)

    English actor, director, and screenwriter (b. 1923).

  • Brenda Joyce
    Brenda Joyce (2009)

    American actress (born 1917).

  • Gaby Morlay
    Gaby Morlay (1964)

    French actress in film.

  • Evelyn Keyes
    Evelyn Keyes (2008)

    Port arthur, texas -- actress (adventure to martin eden).

  • Anne Shirley
    Anne Shirley (1993)

    Actress stella dallas, who was 75 years old, dies from lung cancer.

  • Marri Curie (1934)

    Renowned physicist and chemist known for her pioneering research on radioactivity.

  • Jersei Curie (1934)

    Pioneering research on radioactivity and Nobel Prize winner.

  • Thomos Jefferson (1826)

    Third President of the United States and principal author of the Declaration of Independence.

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

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

Cancer zodiac sign

July 4th: what is special about the Cancer sign?

The Cancer sign encompasses people born between June 21st and July 22nd.

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

If you're a Cancer born in July discover why July born are so special.


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

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

  • Jul 4, 1907: Tommy Burns KOs Bill Squires in 1 for heavyweight boxing title
  • Jul 4, 1919: ADGB (Allgemeine Deutsche Gewerkschaftsbund) party forms
  • Jul 4, 1933: Work begins on Oakland Bay Bridge.
  • Jul 4, 1957: Dutch 2nd Chamber accepts temporary tax increase
  • Jul 4, 1960: 6th LPGA Championship won by Mickey Wright
  • Jul 4, 1975: 82nd Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Billie Jean King beats Goolagong (60 61)
  • Jul 4, 1977: Nigel Harrison replaces Gary Valentine as bassist of Blondie
  • Jul 4, 1983: New York Yankees' Dave Righetti no-hits the Boston Red Sox.
  • Jul 4, 1987: 94th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: M Navratilova beats Steffi Graf
  • Jul 4, 1990: 2 Live Crew release Banned in the USA the lyrics quote Star Spangled Banner and Gettysburg Address
  • Jul 4, 2006: North Korea tests four medium-range missiles and one short-range missile. It also tests a Taepodong-2 long-range missile. According to reports, the long-range Taepodong-2 fails mid-air above the Sea of Japan.
  • Jul 4, 2008: Parts of the 115-year old landmark are severely damaged and charred by a fire that swept through Djurgarden, Stockholm's Biological Museum.

What day of the year is July 4th?

July 4th marks the 185th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (or the 186th in case of leap years).

There are 180 days remaining until the end of the year.

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