All About December 4th
Holidays, Horoscope and Trivia
December 4th Holidays
- Cabernet Franc Day
- Extraordinary Work Team Recognition Day
- National Cookie Day
- National Dice Day
- National Sock Day
- Santa’s List Day
- Wear Brown Shoes Day
- Wildlife Conservation Day
December 4th Zodiac Sign is Sagittarius
See who you are compatible with, what your colors are, what personality traits you might have and which famous celebrities share your Zodiac sign.
Time period: November 22 – December 21
Ruling planet: Jupiter
Birthstones: Topaz, Turquoise, Tanzanite, Zircon, Citrine
Famous Sagittariuses: Scarlett Johansson, Hailey Baldwin, Jaime Lee Curtis, Nicki Minaj, Brad Pitt, Taylor Swift, Katie Holmes, Miley Cyrus, Bill Nye, Bruce Lee, Jimi Hendrix, Frank Sinatra, Ozzy Osborne, Nostradamus, Walt Disney, Woody Allen and Mark Twain.
What do these celebrities all have in common?
December 4th Trivia
Famous Birthdays, Historical Events and Fun Facts
- 1783 – U.S. General George Washington bids farewell to his officers at the At Fraunces Tavern in New York City,
- 1872 – The crewless American ship Mary Celeste is found by the Canadian brig Dei Gratia. The ship had been abandoned for nine days but was only slightly damaged.
- 1875 – Notorious New York City politician Boss Tweed escapes from prison; he is later recaptured in Spain.
- 1881 – The first edition of the Los Angeles Times is published.
- 1918 – U.S. President Woodrow Wilson sails for the World War I peace talks in Versailles, becoming the first US president to travel to Europe while in office.
- 1949 – Jeff Bridges, American actor was born in Los Angeles, Ca.
- 1952 – In Great Britain the Deadly London Smog that was created by the smoke soot and sulfur dioxide from the factories, cars and coal fires in local homes begins to hover over London, England, lasting for four days, leading to the deaths of at least 4,000 people.
- 1954 – The first Burger King (Insta Burger King) is opened in Miami, Florida.
- 1956 – The Million Dollar Quartet (Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, and Johnny Cash) get together at Sun Studio for the first and last time.
- 1965 – The Grateful Dead’s first concert performance under this new name.
- 1964 – Marisa Tomei, Actress was born in Brooklyn, New York City, NY.
- 1969 – Jay-Z, American rapper and husband of Beyonce was born in Brooklyn, New York City, NY.
- 1973 – Tyra Banks, American television personality and model was born in Inglewood, CA.
- 1973 – Pioneer program: Pioneer 10 sends back the first close-up images of Jupiter.
- 1991 – Terry A. Anderson is released after seven years in captivity as a hostage in Beirut; he is the last and longest-held American hostage in Lebanon.
- 1988 – The song, “Baby, I Love Your Way,” by Freebird Medley Will To Power was the #1 song.
- 1991 – Pan American World Airways ceases its operations after 64 years.
- 1993 – Frank Zappa, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer passes
away after a long battle with prostate cancer.
- 2006 – A nest of Dinosaur Eggs that was discovered in Guangdong, China in 1984, sells for $420,000 to an unnamed buyer in Los Angeles. The nest contains twenty-two broken eggs, nineteen of which are in embryonic form, with some of the raptors clearly visible.
- 2012 – Besse Cooper, the world’s oldest person passes away.
- 2013 – The Norman Rockwell painting “Saying Grace” was sold at auction for forty-six million dollars in New York.
- 2013 – The song, “Wrecking Ball,” by Miley cyrus was the #1 song on the Top 100 Billboards.
- 2017 – The Winklevoss twins are the first Bitcoin billionaires. According to Wiki they are known for suing Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg of stealing their idea from their social website ConnectU during 2004, which is now social media site Facebook.