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Historical Events In December - 04

Saturday, 06 March 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  Johann Georg Ebeling, composer, dies at 39 on this day in history.  

1680  On December - 04 hen in Rome lays an egg imprinted with comet not seen until Dec 16th  

1682  On this day in history first General Assembly in Pennsylvania (Chester)  

1682  1st General Assembly in Pennsylvania (Chester) on December - 04.  

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 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  On December - 04 bonnie Prince Charles reaches Derby  

1762  On December - 04 first Manifesto issued by Catherine II. It invited foreign settlers to come to Russia. This manifesto brought few results.  

1783  General Washington bids officers farewell at Fraunce's Tavern, New York NY on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history johann Gottlob Topfer, composer  

1795  On December - 04 thomas Carlyle, Scotland, essayist/historian (French Revolution)  

1798  Rebellious Flemish farmers occupy Hasselt on this day in history.  

1798  On December - 04 luigi Galvani, Italian anatomy/physicist, dies at 61  

1800  Emil Aarestrup, Danish physician/poet (Ritornellen) on this day in history.  

1803  On December - 04 augustus Zerega diZerega, Martinique, ship owner (Red Z Lane)  

1807  Prince Hall, activist/Masonic leader, dies in Boston on December - 04.  

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 December - 04.  

1808  On this day in history ernest Panckoucke, French publisher (Horatius)  

1812  On December - 04 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 this day in history.  

1816  James Monroe (VA), elected 5th pres, defeating Federalist Rufus King on this day in history.  

1818  On December - 04 william Wing "Old Blizzards" Loring, Mjr Gen (Confederate Army)  

1822  On December - 04 frances Crabbe, England, feminist founded Anti-Vivisection Society  

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  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 04

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1443  On this day in history birth of pope Julius II, (1503-13), patron of Michelangelo, Bramante, Raphael  

1555  Heinrich Meibom, German historian and poet (d. 1625) was born on December - 04.  

1580  Samuel Argall, English adventurer and naval officer (d. 1626) was born on this day in history.  

1584  John Cotton, Puritan clergyman in Mass Bay colony was born on this day in history.  

1595  Jean Chapelain, French writer (d. 1674) was born on this day in history.  

1646  On December - 04 birth of alain Emmanuel de Coëtlogon, Marshal of France (d. 1730)  

1660  On this day in history birth of andre Campra, composer  

1667  Michel Pignolet de Monteclair, composer was born on December - 04.  

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Famous Deaths In December - 04

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0765  Death of Jafar Sadiq, Shia Imam (b. 702) on this day in history.  

0771  On December - 04 karloman II, French king of Burgundy, dies at about 20  

0811  Charles, eldest son of emperor Charles the Great, dies at about 39 on December - 04.  

1075  Death of Archbishop Anno II of Cologne on this day in history.  

1123  Death of Omar Khayyám, Persian poet, astronomer, mathematician, and philosopher (b. 1048) on December - 04.  

1137  Lotharius III of Supplinburg, emperor (1125, 33-37), dies at 67 on December - 04.  

1182  Henry, earl of Gelre/Zutphen (1141/79-82), dies on this day in history.  

1214  Death of William I of Scotland on December - 04.  

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