December 4 is the 338th day of the year (339th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar.
There are 27 days remaining until the end of the year.
Events on this day:
1791 – The first edition of The Observer, the world's first Sunday newspaper, is published.
1881 – The first edition of the Los Angeles Times is published.
1954 – The first Burger King is opened in Miami, Florida, United States
Births on this day:
1930 – Ronnie Corbett, Scottish actor
Deaths on this day:
1976 – Benjamin Britten, English composer (b. 1913)