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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  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 04

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1222  Richard de Clare, 6th Earl of Hertford, English soldier (d. 1262) was born on August - 04.  

1290  Duke Leopold I of Austria (d. 1326) was born on this day in history.  

1502  On this day in history birth of pieter Coecke van Aelst, Flemish painter/carpet designer  

1521  On this day in history birth of pope Urban VII (d. 1590)  

1604  On August - 04 birth of françois HĂ©delin, abbĂ© d'Aubignac, French writer (d. 1676)  

1664  Louis Lully, composer was born on August - 04.  

1687  Johan Willem Friso, prince of Orange/monarch of Nassau-Dietz [OS] was born on August - 04.  

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 August - 04 henry I, King of France (1027..60), dies at 52  

1113  Death of Gertrude of Saxony (b. 1030) on August - 04.  

1204  Death of Boniface of Montferrat, margrave of Montferrat, murdered on this day in history.  

1265  Simon de Montfort, English earl of Leicester, dies in battle on August - 04.  

1306  Death of Wenceslaus III of Bohemia (b. 1289) on August - 04.  

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  On August - 04 death of jacob van Armagnac-Pardiac, French duke of Nemours, beheaded  

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