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Historical Events In December - 04

Friday, 14 May 2021

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

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

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  On December - 04 mari Andriessen, Dutch sculptor (Dock Worker)  

1899  56th Congress (1899-1901) convenes on this day in history.  

1899  Webb Hayes son of President Rutherford Hayes receives medal of honor on December - 04.  

1899  On December - 04 douwe Hermans Kiestra, [Harm Harmstra], Frisian farmer/writer  

1901  On this day in history anne Russell's "Girl & the judge," premieres in NYC  

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

1903  Alfred Leslie Rowse, historian on this day in history.  

1905  British government of Balfour resigns on this day in history.  

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  On December - 04 jo Boer, Dutch author (Catharina & the Magnolias)  

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

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  1st CFL Grey Cup: University of Toronto defeats Toronto Parkdale, 26-6 on December - 04.  

1909  Paul-Albert Besnard, French painter/graphic artist (Elle), dies at 60 on this day in history.  

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

1912  On December - 04 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 December - 04.  

1915  Ku Klux Klan receives charter from Fulton County GA on this day in history.  

1915  Panama-Pacific International Exposition closes in SF (Opened Feb 20 1015) on December - 04.  

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

1915  On December - 04 allan Jackson, Hot Springs Ark, newscaster (Youth Takes a Stand)  

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

1920  Michael Bates, Jhansi India, actor (Clockwork Orange, Patton) on December - 04.  

1921  The Virginia Rappe manslaughter trial against Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle ends in a hung jury on this day in history.  

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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 this day in history.  

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

1584  On December - 04 birth of john Cotton, Puritan clergyman in Mass Bay colony  

1595  On this day in history birth of jean Chapelain, French writer (d. 1674)  

1646  Alain Emmanuel de Coëtlogon, Marshal of France (d. 1730) was born on December - 04.  

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  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  Death of Omar Khayyám, Persian poet, astronomer, mathematician, and philosopher (b. 1048) on this day in history.  

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

1182  On December - 04 henry, earl of Gelre/Zutphen (1141/79-82), dies  

1214  On this day in history death of william I of Scotland  

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