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Historical Events In December - 04

Saturday, 02 July 2022

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

1942  US bombers struck Italian mainland for first time in WW II on December - 04.  

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

1943  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 on December - 04.  

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

1943  On December - 04 carlo Mierendorff, German politician/antifascist, dies at 46  

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 December - 04.  

1944  Germans destroy Rhine dikes, Betuwe flooded on this day in history.  

1945  On December - 04 senate approves US participation in UN  

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

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

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

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

1948  On this day in history karl Bonhoeffer, German psychiatrist/neurologist, dies  

1949  Bob Gage ties NFL record of a 97 yard touchdown run on this day in history.  

1949  On this day in history 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 December - 04 killer fogs begin in London England. "Smog" becomes a word  

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

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

1953  On December - 04 daniel Gregory Mason, composer, dies at 80  

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

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

1955  On this day in history mgr Alfrink installed as archbishop of Utrecht  

1956  On December - 04 paul Hornung wins the Heisman Trophy  

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

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 this day in history.  

1957  1st edition of "Chase's Annual Events" published on this day in history.  

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  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 December - 04.  

1555  Heinrich Meibom, German historian and poet (d. 1625) was born on this day in history.  

1580  On this day in history 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 this day in history birth of jean Chapelain, French writer (d. 1674)  

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

1660  Andre Campra, composer was born on this day in history.  

1667  On this day in history birth of michel Pignolet de Monteclair, composer  

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 December - 04.  

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 December - 04 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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