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Historical Events In December - 04

Saturday, 06 March 2021

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

1942  On this day in history 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 December - 04 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 this day in history.  

1944  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 on this day in history.  

1944  On December - 04 germans destroy Rhine dikes, Betuwe flooded  

1945  Senate approves US participation in UN on this day in history.  

1945  11th Heisman Trophy Award: Doc Blanchard, Army (FB) on December - 04.  

1947  On this day in history uSSR joins International Amateur Athletic Union  

1947  USSR joins Intl Amateur Athletic Union on this day in history.  

1948  "Magdalena" closes at Ziegfeld Theater NYC after 48 performances on this day in history.  

1948  On December - 04 karl Bonhoeffer, German psychiatrist/neurologist, dies  

1949  On this day in history bob Gage ties NFL record of a 97 yard touchdown run  

1949  On December - 04 the birth of Jeff Bridges, American actor  

1951  On December - 04 superheated gases roll down Mount Catarman (Phillippines), kills 500  

1951  Copland/Robbins' "Pied Piper," premieres in NYC on December - 04.  

1952  On this day in history killer fogs begin in London England. "Smog" becomes a word  

1952  On this day in history killer fogs begin in London England, "Smog" becomes a word  

1952  On this day in history karen Horney, German/US neo freudian psycho analyst, dies at 67  

1953  Daniel Gregory Mason, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

1954  "Hit the Trail" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 4 perfs on this day in history.  

1954  On December - 04 nina Vasar, wife of Russian composer Dmitri Sjostakovitsj, dies  

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

1956  Paul Hornung wins the Heisman Trophy on this day in history.  

1956  On this day in history 22nd Heisman Trophy Award: Paul Hornung, Notre Dame (QB)  

1957  On this day in history 2 commuter trains collide in heavy fog killing 92 (St John's England)  

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

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

1958  On December - 04 dahomey (Benin), Ivory Coast become autonomous within Fr Community  

1959  A monkey returns to earth safely, after being launched into orbit 55 miles high by the US on December - 04.  

1959  Rosetta Duncan, (Duncan Sisters), dies in an auto accident at 58 on December - 04.  

1961  On this day in history museum of Modern Art hung Matisse's Le Bateau upside down for 47 days  

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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  On this day in history birth of heinrich Meibom, German historian and poet (d. 1625)  

1580  Samuel Argall, English adventurer and naval officer (d. 1626) was born on December - 04.  

1584  John Cotton, Puritan clergyman in Mass Bay colony was born on this day in history.  

1595  On December - 04 birth of jean Chapelain, French writer (d. 1674)  

1646  On December - 04 birth of alain Emmanuel de Coëtlogon, Marshal of France (d. 1730)  

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

1667  Michel Pignolet de Monteclair, composer was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In December - 04

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0765  On December - 04 death of jafar Sadiq, Shia Imam (b. 702)  

0771  On December - 04 karloman II, French king of Burgundy, dies at about 20  

0811  Charles, eldest son of emperor Charles the Great, dies at about 39 on this day in history.  

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

1123  On this day in history death of omar Khayyám, Persian poet, astronomer, mathematician, and philosopher (b. 1048)  

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

1182  Henry, earl of Gelre/Zutphen (1141/79-82), dies on this day in history.  

1214  Death of William I of Scotland on this day in history.  

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