Historical Events In October - 04
Monday, 03 August 2020
1857 Henry Schoenfeld, composer on October - 04.
1859 On October - 04 henryk Pachulski, composer
1859 Karl Baedeker, German tour guide (Die Schweiz), dies at 57 on October - 04.
1860 Sidney Paget, British illustrator (Sherlock Holmes) on October - 04.
1861 On this day in history frederic Remington, US, artist/sculptor of American West
1862 On October - 04 battle of Corinth ends
1862 William Duncan Smith, US Confederate brig-general, dies at 36 on this day in history.
1863 Gerrit Schimmelpenninck, earl of Nijenhuis/Peckedam, dies at 69 on this day in history.
1864 On October - 04 national black convention meets (Syracuse NY)
1864 New Orleans Tribune, first black daily newspaper, forms on this day in history.
1865 On this day in history max Halbe, writer
1868 On this day in history marcelo Torcuato the Alvear, president of Argentina (1922-28)
1873 On October - 04 toronto Argonaut Football Club forms
1875 Mikolajus Konstantinas Ciurlionis, composer on this day in history.
1877 On this day in history pancho Villa, [Doroteo Arango], Mexico, revolutionary rebel [or 6/25]
1880 University of California founded in Los Angeles on October - 04.
1880 On this day in history damon Runyon, US journalist/writer (Guys & Dolls-based on his work)
1880 William Lassell, English astronomer (1st moon of Neptune), dies on this day in history.
1881 On October - 04 the player piano was invented by Edward Leveaux of Sussex, England, who received a patent for it this day.
1881 Edward Leveaux patents automatic player piano on October - 04.
1881 [Heinrich A H] Walther von Brauchitsch, German fieldmarshal on this day in history.
1883 On this day in history orient Express' 1st run, linking Turkey to Europe by rail
1885 On October - 04 henricus Wijdefield, Dutch architect (Peace Palace)
1886 Luis Alberni, Spain, actor (Topaze) on this day in history.
1887 Francis Bull, Norway, writer (Norsk literature historian) on this day in history.
1889 On this day in history john B Kelly, Olympic champion rower/father of Grace Kelly
1892 Engelbert Dollfuss, Austrian Fascist chancellor killed by Nazis on October - 04.
1892 On October - 04 guillaume Van Kerckhoven, Belgian captain, dies at 39
1893 On October - 04 pieter J Elout van Soeterwoude, MP (AR), dies at 88
1894 Cliff Hall, Bkln NY, actor (Crime Photographer) on October - 04.
1895 On October - 04 the birth of Buster Keaton,US Actor of silent screen era
1895 On October - 04 1st US Golf Open: Horace Rawlins shoots a 173 at Newport GC RI
1895 On October - 04 buster [Joseph F] Keaton, actor (Navigator, Steamboat Bill, Jr)
1897 On this day in history george Bernard Shaw's "Devil's Disciple," premieres in NYC