Historical Events In December - 04
Monday, 20 September 2021
1892 On December - 04 the birth of General Franco, Spanish military dictator
1892 Francisco Franco, [y Bahamonde], Spanish General/dictator (1936-75) on December - 04.
1895 On December - 04 nils FA Nilsson Piraten, Swedish writer (Bombi Bitt Och Jag)
1896 Nikolai S Tichonov, Russian writer (against Pasternak) [NS] on this day in history.
1897 Mari Andriessen, Dutch sculptor (Dock Worker) on December - 04.
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 this day in history.
1901 Anne Russell's "Girl & the judge," premieres in NYC on December - 04.
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 this day in history.
1905 On December - 04 emilio Médici, president Brazil (1969-74)
1906 On this day in history alpha Phi Alpha, 1st Black Greek Letter Fraternity, forms
1907 On December - 04 jo Boer, Dutch author (Catharina & the Magnolias)
1908 On December - 04 haiti's president-General Alexis Nord flees from military coup
1908 On December - 04 a D Hershey, US, biologist, worked with bacteriophages (Nobel 1969)
1909 On December - 04 first Grey Cup game (University of Toronto 26, Toronto Parkdale 6)
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 this day in history.
1910 Alex North, Chester Penn, composer (Spartacus, Viva Zapata) on December - 04.
1912 On this day in history alfons "Alphons" Berckmans, Flemish/British actor (Family Stastok)
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 this day in history 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 this day in history f F Fletcher is 1st admiral to receive Congressional Medal of Honor
1915 Allan Jackson, Hot Springs Ark, newscaster (Youth Takes a Stand) on this day in history.
1915 Gustav Hollaender, composer, dies at 60 on December - 04.
1918 On this day in history kingdom of Serbs, Croats & Slovenes (Yugoslavia) proclaimed
1918 On December - 04 president Woodrow Wilson sails in USS George Washington for Paris Peace Conference.
1918 On this day in history pres Wilson sails for Versailles Peace Conference in France, 1st chief executive to travel outside US while in office
1920 1st Pro football playoff game Buffalo-7, Canton-3 at Polo Grounds on December - 04.
1920 On this day in history michael Bates, Jhansi India, actor (Clockwork Orange, Patton)
1921 On this day in history the Virginia Rappe manslaughter trial against Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle ends in a hung jury.