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Historical Events In December - 04

Tuesday, 22 September 2020

1832  French army begins bombing citadel of Antwerp on December - 04.  

1833  On December - 04 american Anti-Slavery Society organizes  

1833  On December - 04 american Anti-Slavery Society formed by Arthur Tappan in Phila  

1835  On this day in history samuel Butler, England, author (Erewhom, Way of All Flesh)  

1836  On December - 04 whig party holds its first national convention, Harrisburg, Pa  

1836  Whig party holds its 1st national convention, Harrisburg, Pa on this day in history.  

1836  Daniel Read, composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

1838  On December - 04 melesio Morales, composer  

1843  Manila paper (made from sails, canvas & rope) patented, Mass on December - 04.  

1844  James K Polk elected 11th president of US on December - 04.  

1851  Pres Louis Napolean Boaparte forces crush a coup d'etat in France on December - 04.  

1858  Billy Gunn, cricketer (Notts & England batsman in 11 Tests 1886-99) on this day in history.  

1861  On December - 04 lillian Russell, [Helen Leonard], US, singer/actress (Great Mogul)  

1863  On December - 04 storm flood ravages Nethe coastal provinces  

1864  On this day in history romanian Jews are forbidden to practice law  

1864  Battle of Waynesborough (Brier Creek) GA on December - 04.  

1865  On December - 04 edith Louisa Cavell, England, nurse (WW I)  

1866  Vassily V Kandinsky, Russ/Ger/Fr abstract painter (Dreamy Inspiration) on December - 04.  

1867  Grange organized to protect farm interests on this day in history.  

1868  On this day in history richard N Roland Holst, Dutch artist/painter  

1872  The ship Mary Celeste was found adrift with crew missing on December - 04.  

1874  Jean H L Bossard, actor/impresario (Merchant of Venice) on December - 04.  

1875  The birth of Edgar Wallace, English writer on December - 04.  

1875  William Marcy "Boss" Tweed (NYC-Tammany Hall) escapes from jail on December - 04.  

1875  R M Rilke, writer on this day in history.  

1876  Dimitur Poljanov, [Popov], Bulgaria, poet (Iron Poems) on this day in history.  

1879  Herbert Hamilton Harty, composer on this day in history.  

1881  The first edition of the Los Angeles Times is published on December - 04.  

1881  Erwin von Witzleben, German fieldmarshal (July 20th plot) on this day in history.  

1884  On December - 04 alice Mary Smith, composer, dies at 45  

1888  Aleksandar I Karadordjevic, king of Yugoslavia (1921-34) on December - 04.  

1889  Stanley's expedition reaches Bagamoyo in Indian Ocean on this day in history.  

1889  On this day in history buck Jones, [Charles F Gebhart], US actor (War Horse)  

1890  On this day in history willem III, Dutch king, buried  

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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 this day in history.  

1555  On this day in history birth of heinrich Meibom, German historian and poet (d. 1625)  

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

1584  On this day in history birth of john Cotton, Puritan clergyman in Mass Bay colony  

1595  On December - 04 birth of jean Chapelain, French writer (d. 1674)  

1646  On this day in history birth of alain Emmanuel de Coëtlogon, Marshal of France (d. 1730)  

1660  Andre Campra, composer was born on December - 04.  

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

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  Lotharius III of Supplinburg, emperor (1125, 33-37), dies at 67 on this day in history.  

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

1214  On December - 04 death of william I of Scotland  

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