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.