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October 4 is the 277th day of the year (278th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar; 88 days remain until the end of the year.

Events

Pre-1600

  • AD 23 – Rebels sack the Chinese capital Chang'an during a peasant rebellion.
  • 1209Otto IV is crowned Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire by Pope Innocent III.[1]
  • 1302 – The Byzantine–Venetian War comes to an end.
  • 1363Battle of Lake Poyang: In one of the largest naval battles in history, Zhu Yuanzhang's rebels defeat rival Chen Youliang.
  • 1511 – Formation of the Holy League of Aragon, the Papal States and Venice against France.
  • 1535 – The Coverdale Bible is printed, with translations into English by William Tyndale and Myles Coverdale.[2]
  • 1582 – The Gregorian Calendar is introduced by Pope Gregory XIII.
  • 1597 – Governor Gonzalo Méndez de Canço begins to suppress a native uprising against his rule in what is now the state of Georgia.

1601–1900

1901–present

Births

Pre-1600

1601–1900

1901–present

  • 1903Bona Arsenault, Canadian genealogist, historian, and politician (d. 1993)
  • 1903 – John Vincent Atanasoff, American physicist and academic, invented the Atanasoff–Berry computer (d. 1995)
  • 1903 – Pierre Garbay, French general (d. 1980)
  • 1903 – Ernst Kaltenbrunner, Austrian-German lawyer and general (d. 1946)
  • 1906Mary Celine Fasenmyer, American mathematician (d. 1996)
  • 1907Alain Daniélou, French-Swiss historian and academic (d. 1994)
  • 1910Frankie Crosetti, American baseball player and coach (d. 2002)
  • 1910 – Cahit Sıtkı Tarancı, Turkish poet and author (d. 1956)
  • 1911Mary Two-Axe Earley, Canadian indigenous women's rights activist (d. 1996)[11]
  • 1913Martial Célestin, Haitian lawyer and politician, 1st Prime Minister of Haiti (d. 2011)
  • 1914Jim Cairns, Australian economist and politician, 4th Deputy Prime Minister of Australia (d. 2003)
  • 1914 – Brendan Gill, American journalist and essayist (d. 1997)
  • 1916Vitaly Ginzburg, Russian physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2009)
  • 1916 – Jan Murray, American comedian, actor, and game show host (d. 2006)
  • 1916 – George Sidney, American director and producer (d. 2002)
  • 1916 – Ken Wood, inventor of the Kenwood Chef food mixer (d. 1997)
  • 1917Violeta Parra, Chilean singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1967)
  • 1918Kenichi Fukui, Japanese chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1998)
  • 1921Stella Pevsner, American children's author (d. 2020)[12]
  • 1922Malcolm Baldrige, Jr., American businessman and politician, 26th United States Secretary of Commerce (d. 1987)
  • 1922 – Shin Kyuk-ho, South Korean-Japanese businessman, founded Lotte Group (d. 2020)
  • 1922 – Don Lenhardt, American baseball player and coach (d. 2014)
  • 1923Charlton Heston, American actor, director and gun rights activist (d. 2008)
  • 1924Donald J. Sobol, American soldier and author (d. 2012)
  • 1925Roger Wood, Belgian-American journalist (d. 2012)
  • 1926Raymond Watson, American businessman (d. 2012)
  • 1927Wolf Kahn, American painter and academic (d. 2020)
  • 1928Alvin Toffler, German-American journalist and author (d. 2016)
  • 1928 – Torben Ulrich, Danish-American tennis player
  • 1929Scotty Beckett, American actor and singer (d. 1968)
  • 1929 – John E. Mack, American psychiatrist and author (d. 2004)
  • 1929 – Leroy Van Dyke, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1931Terence Conran, English designer and businessman (d. 2020)
  • 1931 – Basil D'Oliveira, South African-English cricketer and footballer (d. 2011)
  • 1931 – Richard Rorty, American philosopher and author (d. 2007)
  • 1933German Moreno, Filipino television host and actor (d. 2016)
  • 1933 – Ann Thwaite, English author
  • 1934Sam Huff, American football player, coach, and sportscaster
  • 1936Charlie Hurley, Irish footballer and manager
  • 1936 – Giles Radice, Baron Radice, English politician
  • 1937Jackie Collins, English-American author and actress (d. 2015)
  • 1937 – David Crocker, American philosopher and academic
  • 1937 – Gail Gilmore, Canadian-American actress and dancer (d. 2014)
  • 1937 – Lloyd Green, American steel guitar player
  • 1937 – Jim Sillars, Scottish lawyer and politician
  • 1938Kurt Wüthrich, Swiss chemist and biophysicist, Nobel Prize laureate
  • 1938 – Norman D. Wilson, American actor (d. 2004)
  • 1939Ivan Mauger, New Zealand speedway rider (d. 2018)
  • 1940Vic Hadfield, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1940 – Silvio Marzolini, Argentinian footballer and manager (d. 2020)
  • 1940 – Steve Swallow, American bass player and composer
  • 1940 – Alberto Vilar, American businessman and philanthropist
  • 1941Roy Blount, Jr., American humorist and journalist
  • 1941 – Karen Cushman, American author
  • 1941 – Karl Oppitzhauser, Austrian race car driver
  • 1941 – Anne Rice, American author (d. 2021)[13][14]
  • 1941 – Frank Stagg (Irish republican) Irish Hunger Striker (d. 1976)[15]
  • 1941 – Robert Wilson, American director and playwright
  • 1942Bernice Johnson Reagon, American singer-songwriter
  • 1942 – Karl W. Richter, American lieutenant and pilot (d. 1967)
  • 1942 – Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir, Icelandic politician, 24th Prime Minister of Iceland
  • 1942 – Christopher Stone, American actor and screenwriter (d. 1995)
  • 1943H. Rap Brown, American activist
  • 1943 – Owen Davidson, Australian tennis player
  • 1943 – Karl-Gustav Kaisla, Finnish ice hockey player and referee (d. 2012)
  • 1943 – Dietmar Mürdter, German footballer
  • 1943 – Jimy Williams, American baseball player and manager
  • 1944Colin Bundy, South African-English historian and academic
  • 1944 – Rocío Dúrcal, Spanish singer and actress (d. 2006)
  • 1944 – Tony La Russa, American baseball player and manager
  • 1944 – John McFall, Baron McFall of Alcluith, Scottish educator and politician
  • 1945Clifton Davis, American singer-songwriter, actor, and minister
  • 1946Larry Clapp, American lawyer and politician (d. 2013)
  • 1946 – Chuck Hagel, American sergeant and politician, 24th United States Secretary of Defense
  • 1946 – Michael Mullen, American admiral
  • 1946 – Susan Sarandon, American actress and activist
  • 1947Julien Clerc, French singer-songwriter and pianist
  • 1947 – Jim Fielder, American bass player
  • 1947 – Ann Widdecombe, English politician, Shadow Secretary of State for Health
  • 1948Iain Hewitson, New Zealand-Australian chef, restaurateur, author, and television personality
  • 1948 – Linda McMahon, American businesswoman and politician
  • 1948 – Duke Robillard, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1949Armand Assante, American actor and producer
  • 1949 – Stephen Gyllenhaal, American director, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1951Bakhytzhan Kanapyanov, Kazakh poet and author
  • 1952Anita DeFrantz, American rower and sports administrator
  • 1952 – Jody Stephens, American rock drummer
  • 1952 – Zinha Vaz, Bissau-Guinean women's rights activist and politician
  • 1953Gil Moore, Canadian singer-songwriter, drummer, and producer
  • 1953 – Andreas Vollenweider, Swiss harp player
  • 1955John Rutherford, Scottish rugby player
  • 1955 – Jorge Valdano, Argentinian footballer, coach, and manager
  • 1956Lesley Glaister, English author and playwright
  • 1956 – Charlie Leibrandt, American baseball player
  • 1956 – Sherri Turner, American golfer
  • 1956 – Christoph Waltz, Austrian-German actor
  • 1957Bill Fagerbakke, American actor
  • 1957 – Yngve Moe, Norwegian bass player and songwriter (d. 2013)
  • 1957 – Russell Simmons, American businessman, founded Def Jam Recordings and Phat Farm
  • 1958Barbara Kooyman, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1958 – Anneka Rice, Welsh radio and television host
  • 1959Chris Lowe, English singer and keyboard player
  • 1959 – Tony Meo, English snooker player
  • 1959 – Hitonari Tsuji, Japanese author, composer, and director
  • 1960Joe Boever, American baseball player
  • 1960 – Henry Worsley, English colonel and explorer (d. 2016)
  • 1961Philippe Russo, French singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1961 – Kazuki Takahashi, Japanese author and illustrator, created Yu-Gi-Oh!
  • 1961 – Jon Secada, Cuban-American singer-songwriter
  • 1962Carlos Carsolio, Mexican mountaineer
  • 1963A. C. Green, American basketball player
  • 1963 – Koji Ishikawa, Japanese author and illustrator
  • 1964Francis Magalona, Filipino rapper, producer, and actor (d. 2009)
  • 1964 – Yvonne Murray, Scottish runner[16]
  • 1965Olaf Backasch, German footballer
  • 1965 – Skip Heller, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
  • 1965 – Steve Olin, American baseball player (d. 1993)
  • 1965 – Micky Ward, American boxer
  • 1967Nick Green, Australian rower
  • 1967 – Liev Schreiber, American actor and director
  • 1968Richard Hancox, English footballer and manager
  • 1968 – Tim Wise, American activist and author
  • 1971Darren Middleton, Australian singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1972Kurt Thomas, American basketball player
  • 1974Paco León, Spanish actor, director, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1975Cristiano Lucarelli, Italian footballer and manager
  • 1976Mauro Camoranesi, Argentinian-Italian footballer and manager
  • 1976 – Elisandro Naressi Roos, Brazilian footballer
  • 1976 – Alicia Silverstone, American actress, producer, and author
  • 1976 – Ueli Steck, Swiss mountaineer and rock climber (d. 2017)
  • 1977Richard Reed Parry, Canadian guitarist, songwriter, and producer
  • 1978Phillip Glasser, American actor and producer
  • 1978 – Kei Horie, Japanese actor, director, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1978 – Kyle Lohse, American baseball player
  • 1979Rachael Leigh Cook, American actress
  • 1979 – Björn Phau, German tennis player
  • 1979 – Adam Voges, Australian cricketer
  • 1980Sarah Fisher, American race car driver
  • 1980 – James Jones, American basketball player
  • 1980 – Tomáš Rosický, Czech footballer
  • 1981Shaura, Japanese singer
  • 1981 – Justin Williams, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1982Tony Gwynn, Jr., American baseball player
  • 1982 – Jered Weaver, American baseball player
  • 1983Dan Clarke, English race car driver
  • 1983 – Marios Nicolaou, Cypriot footballer
  • 1983 – Chansi Stuckey, American football player
  • 1983 – Kurt Suzuki, American baseball player
  • 1983 – Vicky Krieps, Luxembourgish actress
  • 1984Lena Katina, Russian singer-songwriter
  • 1984 – Álvaro Parente, Portuguese race car driver
  • 1984 – Karolina Tymińska, Polish heptathlete
  • 1985Shontelle, Barbadian singer-songwriter
  • 1985 – Thorsten Wiedemann, German rugby player
  • 1987Rawez Lawan, Swedish footballer
  • 1987 – Will Puddy, English footballer
  • 1987 – Marina Weisband, German politician
  • 1988Melissa Benoist, American actress and singer
  • 1988 – Caner Erkin, Turkish footballer
  • 1988 – Evgeni Krasnopolski, Israeli figure skater
  • 1988 – Derrick Rose, American basketball player[17]
  • 1989Dakota Johnson, American actress[18]
  • 1990Signy Aarna, Estonian footballer[19]
  • 1990 – Saki, Japanese guitarist and songwriter[20]
  • 1990 – Sergey Shubenkov, Russian hurdler[21]
  • 1993Mitchell Swepson, Australian cricketer[22]
  • 1995Mikolas Josef, Czech Republic singer and songwriter[23]
  • 1997Rishabh Pant, Indian cricketer[24]

Deaths

Pre-1600

1601–1900

1901–present

Holidays and observances

  • Christian feast day:
  • Cinnamon Roll Day (Sweden and Finland)
  • Day of Peace and Reconciliation (Mozambique)
  • Independence Day, celebrates the independence of Lesotho from the United Kingdom in 1966.
  • The beginning of World Space Week (International)
  • World Animal Day

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