December 04 in History – What happened on 04 December in Past

✅ Published on December 4th, 2020 in December in History

04 December - Today in History - Important historical events happened on this day in India and World History

According to Gregory calendar, on December 04, the day number in a year is 338 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 339. December 04 has a special significance in India and world history, because many such incidents have occurred on this day which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let's know some such important events which will increase your general knowledge. The facts collected will be as follows: People born on this day, demise of famous people, war treaty, freedom of any country, invention of new technologies, change of power, important National and International Day etc.

December 04 in History - Top Historical Events ⚡

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
771Austrasian King Carloman I died, leaving his brother CharlemagneKing of the now complete Frankish Kingdom.
1639English astronomer Jeremiah Horrocks made the first observationof a transit of Venus.
1748French chemist Bertley was born. He did research work on different types of salts.
1783US General George Washington formally bid farewell to his officers at Frances Tavon, New York City.
1786Mission Santa Barbara was founded by Padre Fermin Lassuen as the tenth part of the Spanish mission in California.
1791The first issue of The Observer, the world's first Sunday newspaper, was published in London.
1796Bajirao II was appointed Peshwa.
1829Sati, the Hindu funeral custom of widows immolating themselves,was prohibited in part of British India after years of campaigning by Ram Mohan Roy.
1829Viceroy Lord William Bentick abolished the practice of sati.
1833American Anti-Slavery Society was formed in Philadelphia by Arthur Tappan.
1859The Maketeb-e Mulkiyya school was established in the Ottoman Empire.
1860Agustino Lawrenceo of Margao, Goa, received a doctorate in chemistry from the University of Paris. He became the first Indian to pursue a doctorate from a foreign university.
1872The American brigantine Mary Celeste was found apparentlyabandoned under circumstances which to this day remain unknown.
1881The first edition of the Los Angeles Times was published.
1893First Matabele War-A patrol of British South Africa Companysoldiers was ambushed and annihilated by more than 3,000 Matabelewarriors.
1899For the first time, the vaccine of typhoid was used to protect humans from the disease.
1909The first Grey Cup game, the championship game of the CanadianFootball League, was held.
1909The Montreal Canadiens, the oldest professional ice hockey clubin the world, was founded as a charter member of the National HockeyAssociation.
1919The twelfth Prime Minister of India, Indra Kumar Gujral was born.
1937The political drama film First Lady, starring K. Francis, was released.
1943The Works Progress Administration has come to an end. It had been built in 1930s to provide jobs during the period of Great Depression.
1952London has been covered by a lethal smog for four days which has led to the death of around 4000 people .It is evidently created by the smoke soot and sulfur dioxide from the factories, cars and coal fires in homes.
1952Thousands of people lost their lives due to the thick layer of smog in England.
1954The global hamburger fast food chain Burger King, known for itssignature item the Whopper, was founded in Miami, Florida, US.
1955The International Federation of Blood Donor Organizations was established in Luxembourg.
195792 people died in London in a Lewisham train accident
1961The National Health Service has made the birth control pill an oral contraception available to people.
1967The country's first rocket Rohini RH 75 was launched from Thumba.
1971The fight between the Indian Navy and the Pakistan Navy has reached another level. This has concerned the United Nations and they have called for a truce since it could turn into a full-fledged war.
1971The Troubles-The Ulster Volunteer Force, an Ulster loyalistparamilitary group, exploded a bomb at a Catholic-owned pub in Belfast,Northern Ireland, killing 15 people.
1979Bruce George Peter Lee set fire to a family home in Hull,England; after his arrest he revealed that he had started nine otherfatal fires in the area.
1980The English rock group Led Zeppelin officially disbanded.
1984Hezbollah militants hijacked a Kuwait airline plane and killed four passengers.
1984Hezbollah bombers hijack a Kuwait Airlines plane and kill 4 passengers.
1992US President George H. W. Bush ordered American troops into Somalia to help provide humanitarian aid and restore order during theongoing Somali Civil War.
1996The US space agency NASA launched another spacecraft \ Mars Pathfounder for Mars.
2004Maria Julia Mantila Garcia of Peru was voted Miss World 2004.
2005Former Prime Minister of Australia Malcolm Fraser calls for a worldwide ban on capital punishment.
2006NASA discloses its intention to build a base on whichever; the North Pole or south pole of the Moon.
2006Six black youths in Jena, Louisiana, US, assaulted a whiteteenager; the subsequent court case would become a cause célèbre.
2006Nearly a thousand people died in a village in the Philippines after a landfall.
2006Nearly a thousand people died after landfall in a village in the Philippines.
2007The United States has agreed to a free trade agreement with Peru by a vote of 77 to 18, allowing its implementation.
2008Russian Prime Minister, Vladimir Putin states that Russia may be forced to slash gas supplies to Ukraine if it "does not fulfill the agreements" on payment for gas that has previously been consumed.
2009Namibian current President Hifikepunye Pohamba is reappointed along with the reigning SWAPO party after elections last week.
2010Ecuador authorities order for people to be evacuated from the slopes of the Tungurahua volcano after it starts emitting ash.
2012A mortar attack in Syria killed 29 people.



Famous Birthdays of December 04 😀:

YearName / Profession / Country
1930Ronnie Corbett / Actor / Scotland
1948Southside Johnny / Writer / United States of America
1977Ajit Agarkar / Cricketer / India
1844Franz Xavier Wernz / General  / Germany
1981Brian Vandborg / Cyclist / Denmark
1647Daniel Eberlin / Soldier / Germany
1980Rick Victor / Wrestler / Canada
1932Roh Tae-woo / Politician / South Korea
1979Jay DeMerit / Footballer / United States of America
1875Joe Corbett / Baseball Player / United States of America
1930Jim Hall / Instrumentalist / United States of America
1934Victor French / Actor / United States of America
1979Ysabella Brave / Writer / United States of America
1914Claude Renoir / Cinematographer / France
1919Inder Kumar Gujral / Politician / India
1931Alex Delvecchio / Ice Hockey Player / Canada
1660André Campra / Composer / France
1920Nadir Afonso / Painter / Portugal
1957Raul Boesel / Racing Car Driver / Brazil
1908Alfred Hershey / Bacteriologist / United States of America
1912Pappy Boyington / Pilot / United States of America
1937Bill Collins / Author / Australia
1963Sergey Bubka / Pole Vaulter / Ukraine
1938Andre Marrou / Politician / United States of America
1933Wink Martindale / Producer / United States of America
1972Jassen Cullimore / Ice Hockey Player / Canada
1963Nigel Heslop / Rugby Player / United Kingdom
1881Erwin von Witzleben / Field Marshal / Germany
1939Stephen W. Bosworth / Academic / United States of America
1835Samuel Butler / Author / United Kingdom

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