Historical Events In December - 04
Sunday, 28 February 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 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 On this day in history mari Andriessen, Dutch sculptor (Dock Worker)
1899 56th Congress (1899-1901) convenes on December - 04.
1899 On this day in history webb Hayes son of President Rutherford Hayes receives medal of honor
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 On December - 04 alfred Leslie Rowse, historian
1905 British government of Balfour resigns on this day in history.
1905 Emilio Médici, president Brazil (1969-74) on December - 04.
1906 On December - 04 alpha Phi Alpha, 1st Black Greek Letter Fraternity, forms
1907 On this day in history 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 First Grey Cup game (University of Toronto 26, Toronto Parkdale 6) on December - 04.
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 this day in history.
1912 Alfons "Alphons" Berckmans, Flemish/British actor (Family Stastok) on this day in history.
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 December - 04.
1915 On December - 04 panama-Pacific International Exposition closes in SF (Opened Feb 20 1015)
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 December - 04 gustav Hollaender, composer, dies at 60
1918 On this day in history kingdom of Serbs, Croats & Slovenes (Yugoslavia) proclaimed
1918 President Woodrow Wilson sails in USS George Washington for Paris Peace Conference on December - 04.
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 December - 04 1st Pro football playoff game Buffalo-7, Canton-3 at Polo Grounds
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.