Historical Events In December - 04
Friday, 03 July 2020
1892 The birth of General Franco, Spanish military dictator on December - 04.
1892 On this day in history francisco Franco, [y Bahamonde], Spanish General/dictator (1936-75)
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 Mari Andriessen, Dutch sculptor (Dock Worker) on December - 04.
1899 56th Congress (1899-1901) convenes on December - 04.
1899 Webb Hayes son of President Rutherford Hayes receives medal of honor on this day in history.
1899 On this day in history douwe Hermans Kiestra, [Harm Harmstra], Frisian farmer/writer
1901 Anne Russell's "Girl & the judge," premieres in NYC on this day in history.
1902 On this day in history charles Dow, American journalist (Dow Jones & Company
1903 Alfred Leslie Rowse, historian on December - 04.
1905 On this day in history british government of Balfour resigns
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 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 First Grey Cup game (University of Toronto 26, Toronto Parkdale 6) on this day in history.
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 December - 04.
1910 On this day in history alex North, Chester Penn, composer (Spartacus, Viva Zapata)
1912 Alfons "Alphons" Berckmans, Flemish/British actor (Family Stastok) on December - 04.
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 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 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 this day in history gustav Hollaender, composer, dies at 60
1918 Kingdom of Serbs, Croats & Slovenes (Yugoslavia) proclaimed on December - 04.
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 1st Pro football playoff game Buffalo-7, Canton-3 at Polo Grounds on this day in history.
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.