What Happened on January 4, 2016

Historical Events

  • Colombo's Gemology Institute certifies world's largest ever blue star sapphire at 1404.49 carats, found in a Sri Lankan mine in August 2015

Famous Deaths

  • Michel Galabru, French actor (Judge & the Assassin), dies at 93
  • Robert Stigwood, Australian-British music entrepreneur (RSO Records), stage (Jesus Christ Superstar) and film (Saturday Night Fever; Grease; Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band) producer,, dies at 81
2016 Highlights

About January 4, 2016

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 7 years, 8 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Capricorn

Holidays: Day after New Year's Day (New Zealand), New Year Holiday (United Kingdom)

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