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September 4th is the 247th day of the year (248th day in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 118 days remaining until the end of the year.
On this page, we have placed information about September 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 September 4th
1891 Fritz Todt (engineer, Nazi official)
1908 Richard Wright (author, poet)
1912 Syd Hoff (cartoonist, children's book author - Danny and the Dinosaur)
1917 Henry Ford II (businessman)
1927 John McCarthy (computer scientist)
1928 Dick York (actor - Bewitched)
1949 Tom Watson (golf player)
1951 Martin Chambers (drummer - The Pretenders)
1956 Blackie Lawless (singer - WASP, actor)
1970 Ione Skye (actress)
1981 Beyoncé Knowles (singer, actress)
September 4th in History
476 Romulus Augustus, the last Roman Emperor in the West, is deposed.
1781 Los Angeles established by 44 Spanish settlers as El Pueblo de Nuestra Señora La Reina de los Ángeles de Porciúncula.
1870 Emperor Napoleon III of France is deposed, and the Third Republic declared.
1886 Apache leader Geronimo surrenders to the US military.
1888 George Eastman registers trademark Kodak and receives a patent for his camera design that uses roll film.
1923 Maiden flight of first US airship, USS Shenandoah.
1944 Finland exits the war against the USSR.
1957 Ford Motor Company introduces the Edsel.
1964 Forth Road Bridge officially opens.
1972 Israeli athletes are taken hostage by Palestinian terrorists at the Munich Olympics.
1972 Mark Spitz becomes the first competitor to win seven medals at a single Olympic games.
1985 Buckminsterfullerene (a spherical molecule of 60 carbon atoms) discovered.
1995 eBay founded.
1998 Google founded.
September 4th is also
Feast of Saint Rosalia (Catholicism)
Feast of Saint Rose of Viterbo (Catholicism)
People born on September 4th are Virgo
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