Today must be a Thursday. I never could get the hang of Thursdays.
Arthur Dent

Thursday is a very important day in the Universe and the fourth day in the human week.

Notable events

Multiple notable events occurred on a Thursday.

  • Thursday was the day that Earth was destroyed for the first time, by the Vogons.
  • It is also the day that Arthur Dent began the most interesting journey of his life.
  • Fenchurch, "a girl sitting on her own in a small cafe in Rickmansworth", discovered secrets of the Universe.


  • Named for Thor, the Viking god of thunder.