Historical Events In December - 04
Monday, 14 June 2021
1674 On December - 04 father Marquette builds 1st dwelling in what is now Chicago
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 Hen in Rome lays an egg imprinted with comet not seen until Dec 16th on this day in history.
1682 On this day in history first General Assembly in Pennsylvania (Chester)
1682 On this day in history 1st General Assembly in Pennsylvania (Chester)
1688 On this day in history general strategist John Churchill joins with Willem III
1691 On December - 04 emperor Leopold I takes control of Transsylvania
1708 Marianus Konigsperger, composer on December - 04.
1720 On December - 04 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 this day in history.
1783 General Washington bids officers farewell at Fraunce's Tavern, New York NY on this day in history.
1783 On December - 04 gen Washington bids officers farewell at Fraunce's Tavern, NYC
1786 John LA Luyten, Catholic Member of Dutch 2nd parliament [or 12/14] on this day in history.
1791 Britain's Observer, oldest Sunday newspaper in world, 1st published on December - 04.
1791 On this day in history johann Gottlob Topfer, composer
1795 Thomas Carlyle, Scotland, essayist/historian (French Revolution) on this day in history.
1798 Rebellious Flemish farmers occupy Hasselt on this day in history.
1798 On this day in history 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 On this day in history 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
1808 On December - 04 ernest Panckoucke, French publisher (Horatius)
1812 On this day in history peter Gaillard of Lancaster, Pa patents a horse-drawn mower
1812 On this day in history elias Smith Dennis, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1894
1816 James Monroe, Va elected 5th pres, defeating Federalist Rufus King on December - 04.
1816 James Monroe (VA), elected 5th pres, defeating Federalist Rufus King on December - 04.
1818 On this day in history william Wing "Old Blizzards" Loring, Mjr Gen (Confederate Army)
1822 On this day in history frances Crabbe, England, feminist founded Anti-Vivisection Society
1825 On December - 04 hynek Ignac Frantisek Vojacek, composer
1829 Britain abolished "suttee" in India (widow burning herself to death on her husband's funeral pyre on December - 04.