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May 4 is the 124th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (125th if leap year). It 241 days before the end of the year.


Star Wars Day

May 4 is deemed to be a day of celebration by several Star Wars fans and they take the opportunity to celebrate the films in the series as well as its "culture". The date was chosen following a pun made with a famous phrase from the film. So, May the Force be with you, has been changed to May the fourth be with you ("May the 4th be with you").

International Firefighters' Day

It was instituted after a proposal was made on January 4, 1999, following the deaths of five firefighters in tragic circumstances in a bushfire in Australia.


Repeal of the vaccination obligation against Covid-19

(May, 4 2023)
The French National Assembly has voted for the repeal of the anti-Covid vaccination obligation for caregivers. This decision went against the will of the government to simply suspend this obligation. The bill, presented by the deputy Jean-Victor Castor (Guyana) from the majority Communist group, was ...

Stephen Curry wins his first MVP title

(May, 4 2015)
At the end of a season with 67 victories, Stephen Curry wins his first title of MVP of a regular season.

Mullivaikkal Massacre

(May, 4 2009)
Mullivaikkal massacre committed by the government of Sri Lanka on the Tamil people.

Signing of the “Cairo Accord”

(May, 4 1994)
The agreement is signed between Yitzhak Rabin and Yasser Arafat, allowing the realization of the autonomy project for Gaza and Jericho.

Margaret Thatcher becomes Prime Minister

(May, 4 1979)
Margaret Thatcher becomes England's first female Prime Minister.

Ernest Hemingway receives the Pulitzer Prize

(May, 4 1953)
The American writer receives the prestigious prize awarded by Columbia University in New York for his novel "The Old Man and the Sea". In 1954 he received the Nobel Prize for Literature.


There is no saying for this day!


Sign of the Zodiac: 14th day of the astrological sign of Taurus.