I just started to use Google Calendar. I would like to create an event that happens on the 4th of each month. I've seen that I can make an event that happens on Tuesday every 4 weeks, but that is not what I am looking for.

Is it possible to make an event recur on a specific date?

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I have done this many times, though only on Android. When you make a new event on Android, you go to Repetition and then type of repetition and then choose monthly, where you can specify a number day.

Edit: I just checked the desktop version for you, which works as well. When you make a new repeating event, first set it on the start day, then check the Repeat box, choose a Monthly event, and the option to make it a specific day is a radio button.

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2021-08-10 on the web interface

  • Start creating event
  • "More options"
  • Change "Does not repeat" to "Custom..."
  • Set "Repeat every 1 month"

Their UI design was not great, this is one of the most important options, and it shows more hidden than less important things like "Every last wednesday".

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    Made perfect sense. Thanks for the visual breakdown!
    – klewis
    Jan 21 at 15:37

On a mac laptop, when editing the event there's a More Actions dropdown menu to the right of the Save button. Click that and Duplicate the event. Then go to the date and change it to the date you need it to repeat on. It might be a little tedious as you need to all that for each month.

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