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