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Historical Events In December - 04

Tuesday, 22 June 2021

1942  First US citizenship granted an alien on foreign soil (James Hoey) on December - 04.  

1942  On December - 04 uS bombers struck Italian mainland for first time in WW II  

1942  On December - 04 1st US citizenship granted an alien on foreign soil (James Hoey)  

1943  On this day in history aircraft from USS Lexington (CV-16) and USS Independence (CVL-22) attack Kwajalein Atoll, sinking four Japanese ships and damaging five others, while only three U.S. ships suffered damage.  

1943  -Dec 6] 2nd conference of Cairo: FDR, Churchill & Turkish pres Inonu on December - 04.  

1943  Carlo Mierendorff, German politician/antifascist, dies at 46 on December - 04.  

1944  On December - 04 uSS Flasher (SS-249) sinks Japanese destroyer Kishinami and damages a merchant ship in South China Sea. Flasher is only U.S. submarine to sink over 100,000 tons of enemy shipping in World War II.  

1944  On this day in history germans destroy Rhine dikes, Betuwe flooded  

1945  On December - 04 senate approves US participation in UN  

1945  11th Heisman Trophy Award: Doc Blanchard, Army (FB) on this day in history.  

1947  On December - 04 uSSR joins International Amateur Athletic Union  

1947  On December - 04 uSSR joins Intl Amateur Athletic Union  

1948  "Magdalena" closes at Ziegfeld Theater NYC after 48 performances on December - 04.  

1948  Karl Bonhoeffer, German psychiatrist/neurologist, dies on December - 04.  

1949  Bob Gage ties NFL record of a 97 yard touchdown run on December - 04.  

1949  On this day in history the birth of Jeff Bridges, American actor  

1951  Superheated gases roll down Mount Catarman (Phillippines), kills 500 on December - 04.  

1951  On December - 04 copland/Robbins' "Pied Piper," premieres in NYC  

1952  Killer fogs begin in London England. "Smog" becomes a word on this day in history.  

1952  On December - 04 killer fogs begin in London England, "Smog" becomes a word  

1952  On December - 04 karen Horney, German/US neo freudian psycho analyst, dies at 67  

1953  On this day in history daniel Gregory Mason, composer, dies at 80  

1954  On December - 04 "Hit the Trail" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 4 perfs  

1954  Nina Vasar, wife of Russian composer Dmitri Sjostakovitsj, dies on this day in history.  

1955  Mgr Alfrink installed as archbishop of Utrecht on this day in history.  

1956  On December - 04 paul Hornung wins the Heisman Trophy  

1956  On December - 04 22nd Heisman Trophy Award: Paul Hornung, Notre Dame (QB)  

1957  On December - 04 2 commuter trains collide in heavy fog killing 92 (St John's England)  

1957  First edition of "Chase's Annual Events" published on this day in history.  

1957  1st edition of "Chase's Annual Events" published on December - 04.  

1958  Dahomey (Benin), Ivory Coast become autonomous within Fr Community on December - 04.  

1959  On this day in history a monkey returns to earth safely, after being launched into orbit 55 miles high by the US  

1959  Rosetta Duncan, (Duncan Sisters), dies in an auto accident at 58 on this day in history.  

1961  Museum of Modern Art hung Matisse's Le Bateau upside down for 47 days on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 04

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1443  Pope Julius II, (1503-13), patron of Michelangelo, Bramante, Raphael was born on this day in history.  

1555  On December - 04 birth of heinrich Meibom, German historian and poet (d. 1625)  

1580  On December - 04 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 December - 04 birth of jean Chapelain, French writer (d. 1674)  

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

1660  On this day in history birth of andre Campra, composer  

1667  On December - 04 birth of michel Pignolet de Monteclair, composer  

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Famous Deaths In December - 04

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0765  On this day in history death of jafar Sadiq, Shia Imam (b. 702)  

0771  Karloman II, French king of Burgundy, dies at about 20 on this day in history.  

0811  Charles, eldest son of emperor Charles the Great, dies at about 39 on December - 04.  

1075  On this day in history death of archbishop Anno II of Cologne  

1123  Death of Omar Khayyám, Persian poet, astronomer, mathematician, and philosopher (b. 1048) on this day in history.  

1137  On this day in history lotharius III of Supplinburg, emperor (1125, 33-37), dies at 67  

1182  Henry, earl of Gelre/Zutphen (1141/79-82), dies on December - 04.  

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

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