October 4th: What is special about this date?

October 4th marks the 277th day of the Gregorian calendar year (or the 278th in case of leap years). There are 88 days remaining until the end of the year. Discover famous birthdays on October 4th, celebrities died on this date, the zodiac sign associated to October 4th and what happened on October 4th in history. On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about October 4th.


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

On October 4th there are the following famous birthdays:

  • Susan Sarandon
    Susan Sarandon (1946)

    American actress, who is well-known for her roles in films since her 1970s debut.

  • Christoph Waltz
    Christoph Waltz (1956)

    Christoph waltz is an austrian actor known for his captivating performances in quentin tarantino films, particularly for his roles in...

  • Alicia Silverstone
    Alicia Silverstone (1976)

    American actress, producer and author.

  • Dakota Johnson
    Dakota Johnson (1989)

    American celebrity family, first child of actor husband don johnson and actress melanie griffith.

  • Julien Clerc
    Julien Clerc (1947)

    French chanson and pop singer.

  • Liev Schreiber
    Liev Schreiber (1967)

    He was an american actor on stage and screen.

  • Anne Rice
    Anne Rice (1941)

    American writer.

  • Wendy Makkena
    Wendy Makkena (1958)

    American actress and dancer, known for her versatility and experience in comedy, voice-over, film and shakespeare.

  • Paco León
    Paco León (1974)

    Spanish screenwriter and producer of spanish actor.

  • Melissa Benoist
    Melissa Benoist (1988)

    American actress and singer.

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October 4th: who died on this date?

On October 4th the following celebrities died:

  • Graham Chapman
    Graham Chapman (1989)

    An english actor and writer.

  • Norman Wisdom
    Norman Wisdom (2010)

    English actor, comedian, and singer-songwriter (b. 1915).

  • Tom Bell
    Tom Bell (2006)

    English actor on stage and in film (born 1933).

  • Jill Bennett
    Jill Bennett (1990)

    Actress (skull and hawks), dies at 58 from unknown causes.

  • Evelean Rembrandt (1669)

    Evelean Rembrandt was a Dutch Golden Age painter, renowned for his masterful use of light and shadow in his portraits and biblical scenes.

  • Dreden Rembrandt (1669)

    Dreden Rembrandt was a Dutch Golden Age painter who is generally considered one of the greatest painters in European art history.

  • Wildon Rembrandt (1669)

    Wildon Rembrandt was a Dutch Golden Age painter known for his masterful use of chiaroscuro.

  • Arles Rembrandt (1669)

    A Dutch Golden Age painter, Rembrandt is known for his masterful use of light and shadow in his portraits and biblical scenes.

  • Mercedies Sosa (2009)

    Iconic Argentine singer known for her powerful voice and social activism.

  • Isaly Curie (1956)

    Isaly Curie was a French physicist and a pioneer in the study of radioactivity, who, together with her husband Pierre Curie and Henri...

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

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

Libra zodiac sign

October 4th: what is special about the Libra sign?

The Libra sign encompasses people born between September 23rd and October 22nd.

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

If you're a Libra born in October discover why October born are so special.


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

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

  • Oct 4, 1914: Dardanellen (French and English) fleet bombs Turkish forts
  • Oct 4, 1918: Musical Sometime with Mae West premieres in New York City
  • Oct 4, 1928: 25th World Series begins, New York Yankees vs. St. Louis Cardinals
  • Oct 4, 1932: Clark Griffith announces Walter Johnson will be manager of Senators
  • Oct 4, 1937: Rabotnicki Skopje is established as a football club .
  • Oct 4, 1953: Jim Peters runs world record marathon
  • Oct 4, 1971: KMPH TV channel 26 in Visalia-Fresno, CA (IND) begins broadcasting
  • Oct 4, 1972: Ted Williams manages his final game as Rangers lose to Royals, 4-0
  • Oct 4, 1973: Hans of Manens ballet Adagio Hammerklavier premieres in Amsterdam
  • Oct 4, 1996: BPAA US Bowling Open by Dave Husted
  • Oct 4, 2001: A hunter blows a hole through the trans-Alaska Oil Pipeline, which causes a leakage of 1.1 Million Liters of oil in the wilderness.
  • Oct 4, 2007: United States Republican Party Senator Pete Domenici, New Mexico, announces his intention to retire at the end his current term due a degenerative brain disorder.

What day of the year is October 4th?

October 4th marks the 277th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (or the 278th in case of leap years).

There are 88 days remaining until the end of the year.

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


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