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Historical Events In December - 04

Friday, 03 July 2020

1892  The birth of General Franco, Spanish military dictator on December - 04.  

1892  On this day in history francisco Franco, [y Bahamonde], Spanish General/dictator (1936-75)  

1895  On this day in history nils FA Nilsson Piraten, Swedish writer (Bombi Bitt Och Jag)  

1896  On December - 04 nikolai S Tichonov, Russian writer (against Pasternak) [NS]  

1897  Mari Andriessen, Dutch sculptor (Dock Worker) on December - 04.  

1899  56th Congress (1899-1901) convenes on December - 04.  

1899  Webb Hayes son of President Rutherford Hayes receives medal of honor on this day in history.  

1899  On this day in history douwe Hermans Kiestra, [Harm Harmstra], Frisian farmer/writer  

1901  Anne Russell's "Girl & the judge," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

1902  On this day in history charles Dow, American journalist (Dow Jones & Company  

1903  Alfred Leslie Rowse, historian on December - 04.  

1905  On this day in history british government of Balfour resigns  

1905  On this day in history emilio Médici, president Brazil (1969-74)  

1906  On this day in history alpha Phi Alpha, 1st Black Greek Letter Fraternity, forms  

1907  Jo Boer, Dutch author (Catharina & the Magnolias) on this day in history.  

1908  Haiti's president-General Alexis Nord flees from military coup on this day in history.  

1908  A D Hershey, US, biologist, worked with bacteriophages (Nobel 1969) on December - 04.  

1909  First Grey Cup game (University of Toronto 26, Toronto Parkdale 6) on this day in history.  

1909  On this day in history 1st CFL Grey Cup: University of Toronto defeats Toronto Parkdale, 26-6  

1909  Paul-Albert Besnard, French painter/graphic artist (Elle), dies at 60 on December - 04.  

1910  On this day in history alex North, Chester Penn, composer (Spartacus, Viva Zapata)  

1912  Alfons "Alphons" Berckmans, Flemish/British actor (Family Stastok) on December - 04.  

1914  Walter Johnson accepts money from Federal League Chicago Whales Clark Griffith threatens to take Johnson to court on this day in history.  

1915  On December - 04 ku Klux Klan receives charter from Fulton County GA  

1915  Panama-Pacific International Exposition closes in SF (Opened Feb 20 1015) on this day in history.  

1915  F F Fletcher is 1st admiral to receive Congressional Medal of Honor on this day in history.  

1915  Allan Jackson, Hot Springs Ark, newscaster (Youth Takes a Stand) on December - 04.  

1915  On this day in history gustav Hollaender, composer, dies at 60  

1918  Kingdom of Serbs, Croats & Slovenes (Yugoslavia) proclaimed on December - 04.  

1918  On December - 04 president Woodrow Wilson sails in USS George Washington for Paris Peace Conference.  

1918  Pres Wilson sails for Versailles Peace Conference in France, 1st chief executive to travel outside US while in office on December - 04.  

1920  1st Pro football playoff game Buffalo-7, Canton-3 at Polo Grounds on this day in history.  

1920  Michael Bates, Jhansi India, actor (Clockwork Orange, Patton) on this day in history.  

1921  The Virginia Rappe manslaughter trial against Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle ends in a hung jury 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  On December - 04 birth of heinrich Meibom, German historian and poet (d. 1625)  

1580  On this day in history birth of samuel Argall, English adventurer and naval officer (d. 1626)  

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 December - 04.  

1646  Alain Emmanuel de Coëtlogon, Marshal of France (d. 1730) was born on this day in history.  

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

1667  On December - 04 birth of michel Pignolet de Monteclair, composer  


Famous Deaths In December - 04

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0765  Death of Jafar Sadiq, Shia Imam (b. 702) on December - 04.  

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  On December - 04 death of archbishop Anno II of Cologne  

1123  On December - 04 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  On this day in history henry, earl of Gelre/Zutphen (1141/79-82), dies  

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

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