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Historical Events In August - 04

Tuesday, 22 September 2020

1856  On August - 04 johann Gottlieb Schneider, composer, dies at 59  

1858  First trans-Atlantic cable completed on this day in history.  

1859  Knut Hamsun, Norway, writer/Nazi (Hunger-Nobel 1920) on this day in history.  

1862  US govt collects its 1st income tax on August - 04.  

1864  On this day in history land & naval action new Brazos Santiago, Texas  

1870  On August - 04 british Red Cross Society forms  

1870  Harry Lauder, Scotland, comedian/singer (Roamin' in the Gloamin) on this day in history.  

1873  On August - 04 indian Wars: whilst protecting a railroad survey party in Montana, the United States 7th Cavalry, under Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer, clashes for the first time with the Sioux (near the Tongue River; only one man on each side is killed).  

1873  On this day in history damasco Berenguer y Fuste, Spanish general/minister of War  

1875  Hans Christian Andersen, Danish fairy tale writer, dies at 70 on August - 04.  

1879  Pope Leo XIII publishes encyclical Aeterni Patris on August - 04.  

1881  122ø F (50ø C), Seville, Spain (European record) on this day in history.  

1881  122°F (50°C), Seville, Spain (European record) on August - 04.  

1886  On this day in history colombia adopts constitution  

1888  On this day in history philip Greeley Clapp, composer  

1889  Carl Ludwig Amand Mangold, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

1890  Erich Weinert, writer on August - 04.  

1891  On this day in history george Washington Williams dies at 41 in Blackpool England  

1891  George Washington Williams, historian (History of Negro), dies at 41 on this day in history.  

1892  Sunday school teacher Lizzie Borden and axe murderess arrested in Fall River, Mass on this day in history.  

1892  Queen Wilhelmina & Emma open Merwede Canal between Amsterdam-Rhine on this day in history.  

1892  Johanna Bordewijk-Roepman, composer on this day in history.  

1897  On August - 04 henry A Rucker appointed Collector of Internal Revenue for Georgia  

1897  Joseph Calleia, Malta, actor (Jungle Book, Gilda, Touch of Evil) on August - 04.  

1900  The birth of Queen Elizabeth, British Queen Mother2007 A UK-wide ban on movement of all livestock is in place after foot and mouth disease is found on the Surrey farm on this day in history.  

1900  Arturo Umberto Illia, pres of Argentina (1963-66) on this day in history.  

1900  On this day in history the birth of Queen Elizabeth, British Queen Mother  

1901  Louie "Satchmo" Armstrong, New Orleans Louisiana, jazz trumpeter (Hello Dolly) on this day in history.  

1902  The Greenwich foot tunnel under the River Thames opens on August - 04.  

1903  Cardinal Giuseppe Sarto of Venice elected Pope Pius X on this day in history.  

1903  On this day in history helen Kane, [Schroeder], Bronx NY, actress (Heads Up, Pointed Heels)  

1904  Theodore Newton, NJ, actor (Ace of Aces, Voltaire) on this day in history.  

1904  On August - 04 arnold Krug, composer, dies at 54  

1905  On this day in history michael Scott Montague Fordham, Jungian analyst/educator  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 04

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1222  On August - 04 birth of richard de Clare, 6th Earl of Hertford, English soldier (d. 1262)  

1290  Duke Leopold I of Austria (d. 1326) was born on August - 04.  

1502  Pieter Coecke van Aelst, Flemish painter/carpet designer was born on August - 04.  

1521  On August - 04 birth of pope Urban VII (d. 1590)  

1604  François HĂ©delin, abbĂ© d'Aubignac, French writer (d. 1676) was born on August - 04.  

1664  Louis Lully, composer was born on this day in history.  

1687  On August - 04 birth of johan Willem Friso, prince of Orange/monarch of Nassau-Dietz [OS]  

1701  On August - 04 birth of thomas Blackwell, Scottish classical scholar (d. 1757)  


Famous Deaths In August - 04

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1060  On this day in history henry I, King of France (1027..60), dies at 52  

1113  On August - 04 death of gertrude of Saxony (b. 1030)  

1204  Death of Boniface of Montferrat, margrave of Montferrat, murdered on August - 04.  

1265  On August - 04 simon de Montfort, English earl of Leicester, dies in battle  

1306  On August - 04 death of wenceslaus III of Bohemia (b. 1289)  

1338  On this day in history death of thomas of Brotherton, 1st Earl of Norfolk, son of Edward I of England (b. 1300)  

1430  Philip of Saint-Pol, duke of Brabant/Limburg, dies at 26 on August - 04.  

1476  Death of Jacob van Armagnac-Pardiac, French duke of Nemours, beheaded on this day in history.  

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