What Happened on December 4, 2016

Historical Events

  • Austria elects liberal independent Alexander Van der Bellen as President, after original vote in May annulled

Event of Interest

New Zealand Prime Minister John Key resigns after 8 years in office

  • Tens of thousands march throughout Brazil against a vote to undermine anti-corruption investigations
  • Venezuela issues new higher-value notes after currency falls 60% in 1 months against the US dollar
2016 History

Famous Deaths

  • Margaret Whitton, American actress (Good & Evil, Major League), dies of cancer at 67
  • Radim Hladík, Czech guitarist (The Blue Effect), dies from lung illness at 69

About December 4, 2016

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 6 years, 5 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Black Beatles - Rae Sremmurd Featuring Gucci Mane
  • UK #1 Song: Rockabye - Clean Bandit