Historical Events In December - 04
Sunday, 27 September 2020
1674 Father Marquette builds 1st dwelling in what is now Chicago on this day in history.
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 December - 04.
1680 On December - 04 hen in Rome lays an egg imprinted with comet not seen until Dec 16th
1682 On this day in history first General Assembly in Pennsylvania (Chester)
1682 On December - 04 1st General Assembly in Pennsylvania (Chester)
1688 General strategist John Churchill joins with Willem III on December - 04.
1691 On this day in history emperor Leopold I takes control of Transsylvania
1708 On December - 04 marianus Konigsperger, composer
1720 On December - 04 jean-Jacques Robson, composer
1732 John Gay, English poet (Beggar's Opera), dies at 47 on December - 04.
1745 Bonnie Prince Charles reaches Derby on this day in history.
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 this day in history 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 John LA Luyten, Catholic Member of Dutch 2nd parliament [or 12/14] on this day in history.
1791 Britain's Observer, oldest Sunday newspaper in world, 1st published on this day in history.
1791 Johann Gottlob Topfer, composer on this day in history.
1795 On December - 04 thomas Carlyle, Scotland, essayist/historian (French Revolution)
1798 On December - 04 rebellious Flemish farmers occupy Hasselt
1798 On December - 04 luigi Galvani, Italian anatomy/physicist, dies at 61
1800 Emil Aarestrup, Danish physician/poet (Ritornellen) on December - 04.
1803 On December - 04 augustus Zerega diZerega, Martinique, ship owner (Red Z Lane)
1807 Prince Hall, activist/Masonic leader, dies in Boston on December - 04.
1808 On December - 04 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 On this day in history elias Smith Dennis, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1894
1816 On December - 04 james Monroe, Va elected 5th pres, defeating Federalist Rufus King
1816 James Monroe (VA), elected 5th pres, defeating Federalist Rufus King on this day in history.
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 Britain abolished "suttee" in India (widow burning herself to death on her husband's funeral pyre on this day in history.