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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 04

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1443  Pope Julius II, (1503-13), patron of Michelangelo, Bramante, Raphael was born on December - 04.  

1555  Heinrich Meibom, German historian and poet (d. 1625) was born on this day in history.  

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

1584  On December - 04 birth of john Cotton, Puritan clergyman in Mass Bay colony  

1595  On this day in history birth of jean Chapelain, French writer (d. 1674)  

1646  Alain Emmanuel de Coëtlogon, Marshal of France (d. 1730) was born on December - 04.  

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  On December - 04 death of jafar Sadiq, Shia Imam (b. 702)  

0771  Karloman II, French king of Burgundy, dies at about 20 on this day in history.  

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

1075  On December - 04 death of archbishop Anno II of Cologne  

1123  Death of Omar Khayyám, Persian poet, astronomer, mathematician, and philosopher (b. 1048) on this day in history.  

1137  On December - 04 lotharius III of Supplinburg, emperor (1125, 33-37), dies at 67  

1182  On December - 04 henry, earl of Gelre/Zutphen (1141/79-82), dies  

1214  On December - 04 death of william I of Scotland  

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