Historical Events In December - 04
Monday, 26 July 2021
1892 On December - 04 the birth of General Franco, Spanish military dictator
1892 On this day in history francisco Franco, [y Bahamonde], Spanish General/dictator (1936-75)
1895 Nils FA Nilsson Piraten, Swedish writer (Bombi Bitt Och Jag) on this day in history.
1896 On this day in history nikolai S Tichonov, Russian writer (against Pasternak) [NS]
1897 On this day in history mari Andriessen, Dutch sculptor (Dock Worker)
1899 On December - 04 56th Congress (1899-1901) convenes
1899 Webb Hayes son of President Rutherford Hayes receives medal of honor on this day in history.
1899 Douwe Hermans Kiestra, [Harm Harmstra], Frisian farmer/writer on December - 04.
1901 Anne Russell's "Girl & the judge," premieres in NYC on this day in history.
1902 Charles Dow, American journalist (Dow Jones & Company on this day in history.
1903 On this day in history alfred Leslie Rowse, historian
1905 On December - 04 british government of Balfour resigns
1905 On this day in history emilio Médici, president Brazil (1969-74)
1906 Alpha Phi Alpha, 1st Black Greek Letter Fraternity, forms on December - 04.
1907 Jo Boer, Dutch author (Catharina & the Magnolias) on this day in history.
1908 On December - 04 haiti's president-General Alexis Nord flees from military coup
1908 A D Hershey, US, biologist, worked with bacteriophages (Nobel 1969) on December - 04.
1909 First Grey Cup game (University of Toronto 26, Toronto Parkdale 6) on this day in history.
1909 1st CFL Grey Cup: University of Toronto defeats Toronto Parkdale, 26-6 on this day in history.
1909 Paul-Albert Besnard, French painter/graphic artist (Elle), dies at 60 on this day in history.
1910 Alex North, Chester Penn, composer (Spartacus, Viva Zapata) on this day in history.
1912 Alfons "Alphons" Berckmans, Flemish/British actor (Family Stastok) on this day in history.
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 this day in history ku Klux Klan receives charter from Fulton County GA
1915 On this day in history panama-Pacific International Exposition closes in SF (Opened Feb 20 1015)
1915 F F Fletcher is 1st admiral to receive Congressional Medal of Honor on this day in history.
1915 Allan Jackson, Hot Springs Ark, newscaster (Youth Takes a Stand) on December - 04.
1915 Gustav Hollaender, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.
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 Pres Wilson sails for Versailles Peace Conference in France, 1st chief executive to travel outside US while in office on this day in history.
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 December - 04.
1921 On December - 04 the Virginia Rappe manslaughter trial against Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle ends in a hung jury.