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Events of January 4th:

January 4th is the 4th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 361 days remaining until the end of the year (362 days in leap years).

On this page, we have placed information about January 4th, including famous people born on, historical events that occurred on, holidays and observances that fall on, and astrological connections of, this day.
Famous People born on January 4th:

1341 Wat Tyler (leader of the English Peasant's Revolt of 1381)

1581 Archbishop James Ussher (churchman, scholar - calculated the Universe was created on October 23rd 4004 BC).

1785 Jakob Grimm (folklorist - elder of Brothers Grimm)

1809 Louis Braille (inventor of Braille writing for the blind)

Louis Braille


1813 Isaac Pitman (linguist - creator of Pitman Shorthand)

1920 William Colby (director of the CIA 1973-1976)

1947 Rick Stein (chef)

1957 Patty Loveless (singer)

1958 Julian Sands (actor)

1960 Michael Stipe (singer - REM)

1965 Julia Ormond (actress)



January 4th in History:

1847 Samuel Colt sells his first revolver to the US government.

1884 The Fabian Society (a British socialist organization) is founded in London.

1896 Utah admitted as 45th US state.

Utah Flag


1958 After four months in orbit, Sputnik I, the first artificial satellite, falls back to Earth.

Sputnik 1


1965 US President Lyndon B. Johnson proclaims the "Great Society" during his State of the Union Address.

Lyndon Johnson


1995 The first successful appendectomy is performed by Dr William W. Grant on Mary Gartside.

1999 Ex-wrestler Jesse Ventura is sworn in as governor of Minnesota.

2004 Spirit, a Mars rover, lands on Mars.

2010 The Burj Khalifa, the tallest manmade structure in the world (2,722 feet - 829.8 meters) opens in Dubai.

Burj Khalifa



January 4th is also:

10th Day of Christmas

10th Day of Christmas


Feast of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton (Catholicism) - Patron Saint of widows, children near death, and teachers. Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton was the first US born person to be canonized


Astrology

People born on January 4th are Capricorn

Capricorn

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