Historical Events In December - 04
Sunday, 25 July 2021
1674 Father Marquette builds 1st dwelling in what is now Chicago on December - 04.
1676 Battle of Lund: A Danish army under the command of King Christian V of Denmark engages the Swedish army commanded by Field Marshal Simon Grundel-Helmfelt on this day in history.
1676 Johann Georg Ebeling, composer, dies at 39 on this day in history.
1680 Hen in Rome lays an egg imprinted with comet not seen until Dec 16th on this day in history.
1682 On December - 04 first General Assembly in Pennsylvania (Chester)
1682 1st General Assembly in Pennsylvania (Chester) on December - 04.
1688 General strategist John Churchill joins with Willem III on this day in history.
1691 Emperor Leopold I takes control of Transsylvania on this day in history.
1708 Marianus Konigsperger, composer on December - 04.
1720 Jean-Jacques Robson, composer on this day in history.
1732 John Gay, English poet (Beggar's Opera), dies at 47 on this day in history.
1745 On this day in history bonnie Prince Charles reaches Derby
1762 First Manifesto issued by Catherine II. It invited foreign settlers to come to Russia. This manifesto brought few results on December - 04.
1783 On December - 04 general Washington bids officers farewell at Fraunce's Tavern, New York NY
1783 On this day in history gen Washington bids officers farewell at Fraunce's Tavern, NYC
1786 On December - 04 john LA Luyten, Catholic Member of Dutch 2nd parliament [or 12/14]
1791 Britain's Observer, oldest Sunday newspaper in world, 1st published on this day in history.
1791 On December - 04 johann Gottlob Topfer, composer
1795 On this day in history thomas Carlyle, Scotland, essayist/historian (French Revolution)
1798 Rebellious Flemish farmers occupy Hasselt on this day in history.
1798 Luigi Galvani, Italian anatomy/physicist, dies at 61 on this day in history.
1800 On December - 04 emil Aarestrup, Danish physician/poet (Ritornellen)
1803 Augustus Zerega diZerega, Martinique, ship owner (Red Z Lane) on December - 04.
1807 On this day in history prince Hall, activist/Masonic leader, dies in Boston
1808 On this day in history napoleon moves into Spain in the autumn with an army of 150,000, routs the Spanish in a series of engagements in November, takes Madrid December 4, and puts his brother Joseph back on the throne
1808 On December - 04 ernest Panckoucke, French publisher (Horatius)
1812 Peter Gaillard of Lancaster, Pa patents a horse-drawn mower on December - 04.
1812 Elias Smith Dennis, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1894 on December - 04.
1816 James Monroe, Va elected 5th pres, defeating Federalist Rufus King on this day in history.
1816 On December - 04 james Monroe (VA), elected 5th pres, defeating Federalist Rufus King
1818 William Wing "Old Blizzards" Loring, Mjr Gen (Confederate Army) on this day in history.
1822 On December - 04 frances Crabbe, England, feminist founded Anti-Vivisection Society
1825 On December - 04 hynek Ignac Frantisek Vojacek, composer
1829 On December - 04 britain abolished "suttee" in India (widow burning herself to death on her husband's funeral pyre