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 This day in History - November 4
363 Historic Events for November 4
1853

Alexander Stadtfeld, composer, dies at 27

Death
1854

Lighthouse forms on Alcatraz Island

Event
1856

James Buchanan elected US president

Event
1859

Stanislaw Niewiadomski, composer

Birth
1861

University of Washington founded in Seattle

Event
1862

Eden Phillpotts, England, novelist/poet/playwright (Red Madymaynes)

Birth
1862

Richard Gatling patents Gatling gun

Event
1864

Confederate assault on Johnsonville, Tennessee

Event
1864

Naval Engagement at Reynoldsburg Island

Event
1866

Kingdom of Italy annexes Venetia

Event
1867

Tomasz Arciszewski, Polish PM (1944-47)

Birth
1867

90 kegs of powder used to get rock from Telegraph Hill for seawall

Event
1872

Herman Finck, composer

Birth
1873

G E Moore, English philosopher (Ethics)

Birth
1873

Dentist John Beers of SF patents gold crown

Event
1874

Samuel J Tilden elected governor of NY

Event
1875

Tonga adopts constitution

Event
1875

"Pacific" collides with "Orpheus" off Cape Flattery Wash, 236 dies

Event
1876

John Brahms' 1st Symphony in C, premieres

Event
1876

James Fraser, designed buffalo nickel

Birth
1879

James Ritty patents 1st cash register, to combat stealing by bartenders in his Dayton, Ohio saloon

Event
1879

Elkins patents refrigerating apparatus

Event
1879

Will Rogers, Oologah Indian Territory (Okla), humorist

Birth
1880

1st cash register patented by James and John Ritty of Dayton Ohio

Event
1881

Milton Rosmer, Southport England, director (Murder in the Red Barn)

Birth