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Historical Events In August - 04

Thursday, 02 July 2020

1856  Johann Gottlieb Schneider, composer, dies at 59 on August - 04.  

1858  First trans-Atlantic cable completed on August - 04.  

1859  On this day in history knut Hamsun, Norway, writer/Nazi (Hunger-Nobel 1920)  

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  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 this day in history.  

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

1875  On August - 04 hans Christian Andersen, Danish fairy tale writer, dies at 70  

1879  Pope Leo XIII publishes encyclical Aeterni Patris on this day in history.  

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

1881  On this day in history 122°F (50°C), Seville, Spain (European record)  

1886  On this day in history colombia adopts constitution  

1888  On August - 04 philip Greeley Clapp, composer  

1889  On August - 04 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 this day in history.  

1892  Sunday school teacher Lizzie Borden and axe murderess arrested in Fall River, Mass on August - 04.  

1892  On this day in history queen Wilhelmina & Emma open Merwede Canal between Amsterdam-Rhine  

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

1897  Henry A Rucker appointed Collector of Internal Revenue for Georgia on this day in history.  

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 August - 04.  

1900  The birth of Queen Elizabeth, British Queen Mother on August - 04.  

1901  Louie "Satchmo" Armstrong, New Orleans Louisiana, jazz trumpeter (Hello Dolly) on August - 04.  

1902  The Greenwich foot tunnel under the River Thames opens on this day in history.  

1903  On August - 04 cardinal Giuseppe Sarto of Venice elected Pope Pius X  

1903  Helen Kane, [Schroeder], Bronx NY, actress (Heads Up, Pointed Heels) on this day in history.  

1904  On this day in history theodore Newton, NJ, actor (Ace of Aces, Voltaire)  

1904  Arnold Krug, composer, dies at 54 on August - 04.  

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 this day in history.  

1502  Pieter Coecke van Aelst, Flemish painter/carpet designer was born on this day in history.  

1521  Pope Urban VII (d. 1590) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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)  

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

1204  On August - 04 death of boniface of Montferrat, margrave of Montferrat, murdered  

1265  Simon de Montfort, English earl of Leicester, dies in battle on this day in history.  

1306  On this day in history death of wenceslaus III of Bohemia (b. 1289)  

1338  Death of Thomas of Brotherton, 1st Earl of Norfolk, son of Edward I of England (b. 1300) on August - 04.  

1430  Philip of Saint-Pol, duke of Brabant/Limburg, dies at 26 on this day in history.  

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

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