Historical Events In December - 04
Monday, 21 September 2020
1892 The birth of General Franco, Spanish military dictator on this day in history.
1892 On December - 04 francisco Franco, [y Bahamonde], Spanish General/dictator (1936-75)
1895 On December - 04 nils FA Nilsson Piraten, Swedish writer (Bombi Bitt Och Jag)
1896 On this day in history nikolai S Tichonov, Russian writer (against Pasternak) [NS]
1897 On December - 04 mari Andriessen, Dutch sculptor (Dock Worker)
1899 On this day in history 56th Congress (1899-1901) convenes
1899 On this day in history webb Hayes son of President Rutherford Hayes receives medal of honor
1899 Douwe Hermans Kiestra, [Harm Harmstra], Frisian farmer/writer on December - 04.
1901 On December - 04 anne Russell's "Girl & the judge," premieres in NYC
1902 Charles Dow, American journalist (Dow Jones & Company on December - 04.
1903 On this day in history alfred Leslie Rowse, historian
1905 British government of Balfour resigns on December - 04.
1905 Emilio Médici, president Brazil (1969-74) on December - 04.
1906 On December - 04 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 On this day in history first Grey Cup game (University of Toronto 26, Toronto Parkdale 6)
1909 1st CFL Grey Cup: University of Toronto defeats Toronto Parkdale, 26-6 on this day in history.
1909 Paul-Albert Besnard, French painter/graphic artist (Elle), dies at 60 on this day in history.
1910 Alex North, Chester Penn, composer (Spartacus, Viva Zapata) on this day in history.
1912 On December - 04 alfons "Alphons" Berckmans, Flemish/British actor (Family Stastok)
1914 On this day in history walter Johnson accepts money from Federal League Chicago Whales Clark Griffith threatens to take Johnson to court
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 On December - 04 f F Fletcher is 1st admiral to receive Congressional Medal of Honor
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 On December - 04 kingdom of Serbs, Croats & Slovenes (Yugoslavia) proclaimed
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 On December - 04 1st Pro football playoff game Buffalo-7, Canton-3 at Polo Grounds
1920 On December - 04 michael Bates, Jhansi India, actor (Clockwork Orange, Patton)
1921 On December - 04 the Virginia Rappe manslaughter trial against Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle ends in a hung jury.