Historical Events In December - 04
Wednesday, 12 August 2020
1674 Father Marquette builds 1st dwelling in what is now Chicago on December - 04.
1676 Battle of Lund: A Danish army under the command of King Christian V of Denmark engages the Swedish army commanded by Field Marshal Simon Grundel-Helmfelt on December - 04.
1676 On this day in history johann Georg Ebeling, composer, dies at 39
1680 On December - 04 hen in Rome lays an egg imprinted with comet not seen until Dec 16th
1682 First General Assembly in Pennsylvania (Chester) on December - 04.
1682 On this day in history 1st General Assembly in Pennsylvania (Chester)
1688 General strategist John Churchill joins with Willem III on December - 04.
1691 On December - 04 emperor Leopold I takes control of Transsylvania
1708 Marianus Konigsperger, composer on this day in history.
1720 On this day in history jean-Jacques Robson, composer
1732 On December - 04 john Gay, English poet (Beggar's Opera), dies at 47
1745 Bonnie Prince Charles reaches Derby on this day in history.
1762 First Manifesto issued by Catherine II. It invited foreign settlers to come to Russia. This manifesto brought few results on December - 04.
1783 On this day in history general Washington bids officers farewell at Fraunce's Tavern, New York NY
1783 Gen Washington bids officers farewell at Fraunce's Tavern, NYC on December - 04.
1786 On this day in history john LA Luyten, Catholic Member of Dutch 2nd parliament [or 12/14]
1791 On this day in history britain's Observer, oldest Sunday newspaper in world, 1st published
1791 Johann Gottlob Topfer, composer on December - 04.
1795 Thomas Carlyle, Scotland, essayist/historian (French Revolution) on this day in history.
1798 On December - 04 rebellious Flemish farmers occupy Hasselt
1798 On December - 04 luigi Galvani, Italian anatomy/physicist, dies at 61
1800 On December - 04 emil Aarestrup, Danish physician/poet (Ritornellen)
1803 On December - 04 augustus Zerega diZerega, Martinique, ship owner (Red Z Lane)
1807 On December - 04 prince Hall, activist/Masonic leader, dies in Boston
1808 Napoleon moves into Spain in the autumn with an army of 150,000, routs the Spanish in a series of engagements in November, takes Madrid December 4, and puts his brother Joseph back on the throne on this day in history.
1808 On this day in history ernest Panckoucke, French publisher (Horatius)
1812 Peter Gaillard of Lancaster, Pa patents a horse-drawn mower on December - 04.
1812 On December - 04 elias Smith Dennis, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1894
1816 On this day in history james Monroe, Va elected 5th pres, defeating Federalist Rufus King
1816 James Monroe (VA), elected 5th pres, defeating Federalist Rufus King on December - 04.
1818 William Wing "Old Blizzards" Loring, Mjr Gen (Confederate Army) on this day in history.
1822 Frances Crabbe, England, feminist founded Anti-Vivisection Society on December - 04.
1825 Hynek Ignac Frantisek Vojacek, composer on December - 04.
1829 On this day in history britain abolished "suttee" in India (widow burning herself to death on her husband's funeral pyre