Historical Events In December - 04
Saturday, 13 August 2022
1892 On this day in history the birth of General Franco, Spanish military dictator
1892 Francisco Franco, [y Bahamonde], Spanish General/dictator (1936-75) on December - 04.
1895 Nils FA Nilsson Piraten, Swedish writer (Bombi Bitt Och Jag) on this day in history.
1896 Nikolai S Tichonov, Russian writer (against Pasternak) [NS] on this day in history.
1897 Mari Andriessen, Dutch sculptor (Dock Worker) on December - 04.
1899 56th Congress (1899-1901) convenes on December - 04.
1899 Webb Hayes son of President Rutherford Hayes receives medal of honor on December - 04.
1899 On this day in history douwe Hermans Kiestra, [Harm Harmstra], Frisian farmer/writer
1901 Anne Russell's "Girl & the judge," premieres in NYC on this day in history.
1902 On December - 04 charles Dow, American journalist (Dow Jones & Company
1903 On this day in history alfred Leslie Rowse, historian
1905 On December - 04 british government of Balfour resigns
1905 On December - 04 emilio Médici, president Brazil (1969-74)
1906 Alpha Phi Alpha, 1st Black Greek Letter Fraternity, forms on this day in history.
1907 On this day in history jo Boer, Dutch author (Catharina & the Magnolias)
1908 Haiti's president-General Alexis Nord flees from military coup on this day in history.
1908 On December - 04 a D Hershey, US, biologist, worked with bacteriophages (Nobel 1969)
1909 On December - 04 first Grey Cup game (University of Toronto 26, Toronto Parkdale 6)
1909 1st CFL Grey Cup: University of Toronto defeats Toronto Parkdale, 26-6 on December - 04.
1909 On December - 04 paul-Albert Besnard, French painter/graphic artist (Elle), dies at 60
1910 On December - 04 alex North, Chester Penn, composer (Spartacus, Viva Zapata)
1912 Alfons "Alphons" Berckmans, Flemish/British actor (Family Stastok) on December - 04.
1914 On this day in history walter Johnson accepts money from Federal League Chicago Whales Clark Griffith threatens to take Johnson to court
1915 On December - 04 ku Klux Klan receives charter from Fulton County GA
1915 On December - 04 panama-Pacific International Exposition closes in SF (Opened Feb 20 1015)
1915 On December - 04 f F Fletcher is 1st admiral to receive Congressional Medal of Honor
1915 On December - 04 allan Jackson, Hot Springs Ark, newscaster (Youth Takes a Stand)
1915 On December - 04 gustav Hollaender, composer, dies at 60
1918 Kingdom of Serbs, Croats & Slovenes (Yugoslavia) proclaimed on December - 04.
1918 On December - 04 president Woodrow Wilson sails in USS George Washington for Paris Peace Conference.
1918 On December - 04 pres Wilson sails for Versailles Peace Conference in France, 1st chief executive to travel outside US while in office
1920 On December - 04 1st Pro football playoff game Buffalo-7, Canton-3 at Polo Grounds
1920 Michael Bates, Jhansi India, actor (Clockwork Orange, Patton) on this day in history.
1921 On December - 04 the Virginia Rappe manslaughter trial against Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle ends in a hung jury.