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 This day in History - October 4
394 Historic Events for October 4
1868

Marcelo Torcuato the Alvear, president of Argentina (1922-28)

Birth
1873

Toronto Argonaut Football Club forms

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1875

Mikolajus Konstantinas Ciurlionis, composer

Birth
1877

Pancho Villa, [Doroteo Arango], Mexico, revolutionary rebel [or 6/25]

Birth
1880

William Lassell, English astronomer (1st moon of Neptune), dies

Death
1880

University of California founded in Los Angeles

Event
1880

Damon Runyon, US journalist/writer (Guys and Dolls-based on his work)

Birth
1881

[Heinrich A H] Walther von Brauchitsch, German fieldmarshal

Birth
1881

Edward Leveaux patents automatic player piano

Event
1883

Orient Express' 1st run, linking Turkey to Europe by rail

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1885

Henricus Wijdefield, Dutch architect (Peace Palace)

Birth
1886

Luis Alberni, Spain, actor (Topaze)

Birth
1887

Francis Bull, Norway, writer (Norsk literature historian)

Birth
1889

John B Kelly, Olympic champion rower/father of Grace Kelly

Birth
1892

Luis Trenker, Sankt Ulrich, actor (Berge in Flammen)

Birth
1892

Engelbert Dollfuss, Austrian Fascist chancellor killed by Nazis

Birth
1892

Guillaume Van Kerckhoven, Belgian captain, dies at 39

Death
1893

Pieter J Elout van Soeterwoude, MP (AR), dies at 88

Death
1894

Cliff Hall, Bkln NY, actor (Crime Photographer)

Birth
1895

Sergei Jessenin, writer

Birth
1895

Buster [Joseph F] Keaton, actor (Navigator, Steamboat Bill, Jr)

Birth
1895

Hattie McDaniel, actress (Gone With the Wind-academy award)

Birth
1895

Richard Sorge, German spy for USSR in Tokyo (WW II)

Birth
1895

1st US Golf Open: Horace Rawlins shoots a 173 at Newport GC RI

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1895

Horace Rawlins wins 1st US Open golf tournament (Newport RI)

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