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December 4 - Today in History
By Staff
Dec 4, 2014 - 12:00:00 AM

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0771 - Karloman II, French king of Burgundy, dies at about 20
0771 - Karel, the Great, becomes king of all France
1110 - Syria harbor city Saida (Sidon) surrenders to Crusaders
1137 - Lotharius III of Supplinburg, emperor (1125, 33-37), dies at 67
1197 - Crusaders wound Rabbi Elezar ben Judah
1259 - Treaty of Paris: English king Henry III & French king Louis IX
1334 - John XXII, [Jacques Du�ze], Pope (316-34), dies
1371 - Stefanus X Uros V, king of Serbia (1355-71), dies
1489 - Battle of Baza-Spanish army captures Baza from Moors
1534 - Turkish sultan Suleiman occupies Baghdad
1563 - Council of Trent holds last session, after 18 years
1619 - America's 1st Thanksgiving Day (Va)
1644 - 1st European peace congress opens in Muenster
1655 - Middelburg Neth forbids building of synagogue
1665 - Jean Racine's "Alexandre le Grand," premieres in Paris
1674 - Father Marquette builds 1st dwelling in what is now Chicago
1680 - Hen in Rome lays an egg imprinted with comet not seen until December 16th
1682 - 1st General Assembly in Pennsylvania (Chester)
1688 - General strategist John Churchill joins with Willem III
1691 - Emperor Leopold I takes control of Transsylvania
1691 - Spanish king Carlos II names Maximilian II viceroy of S Netherlands
1745 - Bonnie Prince Charles reaches Derby
1783 - General Washington bids officers farewell at Fraunce's Tavern, NYC
1791 - Britain's Observer, oldest Sunday newspaper in world, 1st published
1798 - Rebellious Flemish farmers occupy Hasselt
1812 - Peter Gaillard of Lancaster, Pa patents a horse-drawn mower
1816 - James Monroe (VA), elected 5th pres, defeating Federalist Rufus King
1829 - Britain abolished "suttee" in India (widow burning herself to death on her husband's funeral pyre
1832 - French army begins bombing citadel of Antwerp
1833 - American Anti-Slavery Society formed by Arthur Tappan in Philadelphia
1836 - Whig party holds its 1st national convention, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
1843 - Manila paper (made from sails, canvas & rope) patented in Massachusetts
1844 - James K Polk elected 11th president of US
1851 - President Louis Napolean Boaparte forces crush a coup d'etat in France
1863 - Storm flood ravages Nethe coastal provinces
1864 - Battle of Waynesborough (Brier Creek) Georgia
1864 - Romanian Jews are forbidden to practice law
1867 - Grange organized to protect farm interests
1875 - William Marcy "Boss" Tweed (NYC-Tammany Hall) escapes from jail
1889 - Stanley's expedition reaches Bagamoyo in Indian Ocean
1890 - Willem III, Dutch king, buried
1899 - 56th Congress (1899-1901) convenes
1899 - Webb Hayes son of pres Rutherford Hayes receives medal of honor
1905 - British government of Balfour resigns
1906 - Alpha Phi Alpha, 1st Black Greek Letter Fraternity, forms
1908 - Haiti's president-General Alexis Nord flees from military coup
1909 - 1st CFL Grey Cup: University of Toronto defeats Toronto Parkdale, 26-6
1914 - Walter Johnson accepts money from Federal League Chicago Whales Clark Griffith threatens to take Johnson to court
1915 - F F Fletcher is 1st admiral to receive Congressional Medal of Honor
1915 - Ku Klux Klan receives charter from Fulton County Georgia
1915 - Panama Pacific International Exposition opens
1918 - President Wilson sails for Versailles Peace Conference in France, 1st chief executive to travel outside US while in office
1920 - 1st Pro football playoff game Buffalo-7, Canton-3 at Polo Grounds
1920 - 8th CFL Grey Cup: U of Toronto defeats Toronto Argonauts, 16-3
1922 - Lucille Atcherson, becomes 1st woman legation sect-US foreign service
1923 - Cecil B DeMille's 1st version of "Ten Commandments" premieres
1926 - 14th CFL Grey Cup: Ottawa Senators defeats U of Toronto, 10-7
1927 - Dmitri Shostakovitch' 2nd Symphony, premieres in Moscow
1927 - Duke Ellington opens at Cotton Club in Harlem
1927 - Pirates Paul Waner wins NL MVP
1928 - Walter Donaldson & Gus Kahn's musical "Whoopee," premieres in NYC
1930 - French govt of Tardieu falls
1930 - Vatican approves rhythm method for birth control
1931 - "Frankenstein" opens at Mayfair
1933 - FDR creates Federal Alcohol Control Administration
1935 - 1,200 at St Joseph's College (Phila) enroll in anticommunism class
1941 - Nazi ordinances places Jews of Poland outside protection of courts
1942 - 1st US citizenship granted an alien on foreign soil (James Hoey)
1942 - FDR orders dismantling of Works Progress Administration
1942 - US bombers struck Italian mainland for 1st time in WW II
1943 - Commissioner Landis announces any baseball club may sign Negroes
1943 - Yugoslavian resistance forms provisionary government under Dr Ribar
1944 - Germans destroy Rhine dikes, Betuwe flooded
1945 - 11th Heisman Trophy Award: Doc Blanchard, Army (FB)
1945 - Senate approves US participation in UN
1947 - USSR joins International Amateur Athletic Union
1948 - SS Kiangya hits mine in Whangpoo River China, sinks killing 2,750 die
1949 - Bob Gage ties NFL record of a 97 yard touchdown run
1951 - Superheated gases roll down Mount Catarman (Philippines), kills 500
1952 - Killer fogs begin in London England, "Smog" becomes a word
1952 - Walter P Reuther chosen chairman of CIO
1955 - Mgr Alfrink installed as archbishop of Utrecht
1956 - 22nd Heisman Trophy Award: Paul Hornung, Notre Dame (QB)
1957 - 1st edition of "Chase's Annual Events" published
1957 - 2 commuter trains collide in heavy fog killing 92 (St John's England)
1958 - Dahomey (Benin), Ivory Coast become autonomous within Fr Community
1958 - Finnish government of Fagerholm, resigns
1961 - Floyd Patterson KOs Tom McNeeley in 4 for heavyweight boxing title
1961 - Museum of Modern Art hangs Matisse's Le Bateau upside down for 47 days
1961 - Smallest NY Knick, 49th St MSG crowd-1,300 (snowstorm)
1961 - Tanganyika becomes 104th member of UN
1962 - US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1963 - Aldo Moro forms Italian government
1963 - Pope Paul VI closes 2nd session of 2nd Vatican Council
1964 - Baseball approves a free-agent draft
1964 - Beatles release "Beatles For Sale" album
1964 - Commissioner's office given full powers in baseball disputes
1964 - Test Cricket debut of Ian Chappell, v Pakistan MCG, 11, 0-49, 0-31
1965 - 2 passenger planes collide above Danbury, Conn, 4 die
1965 - 2nd NY Knick game postponed (due to death of opponent 76ers' owner)
1965 - Gemini 7 (Borman & Lovell) launched
1965 - SF Giant Masanori Murakami, 4-1 this year, does not renew his contract signing instead with the Nankai Hawks of Osaka for $40,000
1966 - Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Pensacola Ladies Golf Invitational
1970 - Unemployment in US increases to 5.8%
1973 - Pioneer 10 reaches Jupiter
1974 - Dutch DC-8 charter crashes in Sri Lanka killing 191 Moslem pilgrims
1974 - Jean-Paul Sartre visits RAF leader Andreas Baader in prison
1975 - 6 South Molukkans occupy Indonesian consulate in The Hague, 1 dead
1976 - Liz Taylor's 7th marriage (John Warner)
1977 - Hollis Stacy/Jerry Pate wins Pepsi-Cola Mixed Team Golf Championship
1977 - Jean-Bedel Bokassa, ruler of Central African Empire, crowns himself
1977 - NFL's 5,000th game, Cincinnati beats KC 27-7
1978 - Dianne Feinstein is named SF 1st female mayor
1978 - Dutch War criminal Pieter Menten freed
1978 - Pioneer Venus 1 goes into orbit around Venus
1978 - War criminal Pieter Menten freed
1979 - Cleveland Cavaliers retire jersey # 7, Bingo Smith
1979 - Liza Minnelli's 3rd marriage (Mark Gero)
1980 - 2 months after death of drummer John Bonham, Led Zeppelin breaks up
1980 - Islanders end 15 game undefeated streak (13-0-2) (Col Rockies)
1981 - President Reagan allows CIA to engage in domestic counter-intelligence
1981 - Reagan Executive Order on Intelligence (No 12333)
1981 - According to South Africa, Ciskei gains independence Not recognized as an independent country outside South Africa
1982 - 48th Heisman Trophy Award: Herschel Walker, Georgia (RB)
1982 - China adopts its constitution
1982 - Police & racist demonstrators clash in Antwerp
1983 - NJ Devils 1st shut-out, beating Minnesota Detroit Red Wings 6-0
1983 - US jet fighters strike Syrian anti-aircraft positions in Lebanon
1984 - Hijackers commandeered a Kuwaiti airliner
1985 - French President Mitterrand receives Polish leader Jaruzelski
1985 - President Reagan appoints Vice Adm John Poindexter as security adviser
1986 - NASA launches Fltsatcom-7
1987 - Karlstad skates world record 10 km (13:48.51)
1988 - Actor Gary Busey critically injured in motorcycle crash
1988 - Amy Benz/John Huston wins LPGA J C Penney Golf Classic
1988 - Orioles trade veteran 1B Eddie Murray to the Dodgers
1988 - USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
1990 - Due to Persian Gulf crisis gas hits $1.60 per gallon price in NYC
1990 - Iraq announces it will release all 3,300 Soviet hostages
1991 - Judds final concert (Nashville)
1991 - Muslim Shites release last US hostage Terry Anderson (held 6 years)
1991 - Pan American World Airways ceased operations
1991 - Patricia Bowman testifies that William Kennedy Smith raped her
1993 - Dan Jansen skates world record 500m (35.92 sec)
1993 - Johann Koss skates world record 5K (6:35.53)
1994 - 83rd Davis Cup: Sweden beats Russia in Moscow (4-1)
1994 - Marta Figueras-Dottie/Brad Bryant wins LPGA J C Penney Golf Classic
1995 - Atherton (185*) bats for 643 minutes to save Johannesburg Test
1996 - 7th Billboard Music Awards
1996 - NASA's 1st Mars rover launched from Cape Canaveral
1996 - Orlando Magic tie NBA record of fewest ponts scored since inception of 24 second clock losing to Cleveland Cavalier, 84-57
1997 - NBA suspends Latrell Sprewell for 1 year for attacking his coach

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