Historical Events In August - 04
Monday, 19 April 2021
1856 Johann Gottlieb Schneider, composer, dies at 59 on August - 04.
1858 First trans-Atlantic cable completed on August - 04.
1859 Knut Hamsun, Norway, writer/Nazi (Hunger-Nobel 1920) on this day in history.
1862 On August - 04 uS govt collects its 1st income tax
1864 On August - 04 land & naval action new Brazos Santiago, Texas
1870 British Red Cross Society forms on this day in history.
1870 On this day in history harry Lauder, Scotland, comedian/singer (Roamin' in the Gloamin)
1873 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) on August - 04.
1873 On August - 04 damasco Berenguer y Fuste, Spanish general/minister of War
1875 On this day in history hans Christian Andersen, Danish fairy tale writer, dies at 70
1879 Pope Leo XIII publishes encyclical Aeterni Patris on August - 04.
1881 On August - 04 122ø F (50ø C), Seville, Spain (European record)
1881 On this day in history 122°F (50°C), Seville, Spain (European record)
1886 Colombia adopts constitution on this day in history.
1888 On August - 04 philip Greeley Clapp, composer
1889 On this day in history carl Ludwig Amand Mangold, composer, dies at 75
1890 On this day in history erich Weinert, writer
1891 George Washington Williams dies at 41 in Blackpool England on this day in history.
1891 George Washington Williams, historian (History of Negro), dies at 41 on August - 04.
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 On August - 04 johanna Bordewijk-Roepman, composer
1897 Henry A Rucker appointed Collector of Internal Revenue for Georgia on this day in history.
1897 On this day in history joseph Calleia, Malta, actor (Jungle Book, Gilda, Touch of Evil)
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 August - 04.
1900 On August - 04 arturo Umberto Illia, pres of Argentina (1963-66)
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 August - 04.
1902 On this day in history the Greenwich foot tunnel under the River Thames opens.
1903 Cardinal Giuseppe Sarto of Venice elected Pope Pius X on August - 04.
1903 On August - 04 helen Kane, [Schroeder], Bronx NY, actress (Heads Up, Pointed Heels)
1904 Theodore Newton, NJ, actor (Ace of Aces, Voltaire) on August - 04.
1904 Arnold Krug, composer, dies at 54 on this day in history.
1905 On this day in history michael Scott Montague Fordham, Jungian analyst/educator