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Historical Events In December - 04

Wednesday, 08 July 2020

1832  French army begins bombing citadel of Antwerp on this day in history.  

1833  On this day in history american Anti-Slavery Society organizes  

1833  American Anti-Slavery Society formed by Arthur Tappan in Phila on December - 04.  

1835  Samuel Butler, England, author (Erewhom, Way of All Flesh) on this day in history.  

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

1836  Whig party holds its 1st national convention, Harrisburg, Pa on December - 04.  

1836  On December - 04 daniel Read, composer, dies at 79  

1838  On this day in history melesio Morales, composer  

1843  On this day in history manila paper (made from sails, canvas & rope) patented, Mass  

1844  On December - 04 james K Polk elected 11th president of US  

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

1858  On December - 04 billy Gunn, cricketer (Notts & England batsman in 11 Tests 1886-99)  

1861  Lillian Russell, [Helen Leonard], US, singer/actress (Great Mogul) on this day in history.  

1863  On this day in history storm flood ravages Nethe coastal provinces  

1864  Romanian Jews are forbidden to practice law on December - 04.  

1864  Battle of Waynesborough (Brier Creek) GA on this day in history.  

1865  On this day in history 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 December - 04.  

1868  Richard N Roland Holst, Dutch artist/painter on this day in history.  

1872  On December - 04 the ship Mary Celeste was found adrift with crew missing  

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

1875  On this day in history the birth of Edgar Wallace, English writer  

1875  On December - 04 william Marcy "Boss" Tweed (NYC-Tammany Hall) escapes from jail  

1875  On this day in history r M Rilke, writer  

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

1879  On this day in history herbert Hamilton Harty, composer  

1881  On this day in history the first edition of the Los Angeles Times is published.  

1881  On December - 04 erwin von Witzleben, German fieldmarshal (July 20th plot)  

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

1888  Aleksandar I Karadordjevic, king of Yugoslavia (1921-34) on this day in history.  

1889  On this day in history stanley's expedition reaches Bagamoyo in Indian Ocean  

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

1890  On December - 04 willem III, Dutch king, buried  

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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 December - 04.  

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

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

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

1660  Andre Campra, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

0811  On this day in history charles, eldest son of emperor Charles the Great, dies at about 39  

1075  Death of Archbishop Anno II of Cologne on December - 04.  

1123  On this day in history death of omar Khayyám, Persian poet, astronomer, mathematician, and philosopher (b. 1048)  

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

1182  Henry, earl of Gelre/Zutphen (1141/79-82), dies on December - 04.  

1214  Death of William I of Scotland on this day in history.  

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