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 This day in History - December 4
377 Historic Events for December 4
1906

Alpha Phi Alpha, 1st Black Greek Letter Fraternity, forms

Event
1907

Jo Boer, Dutch author (Catharina and the Magnolias)

Birth
1908

A D Hershey, US, biologist, worked with bacteriophages (Nobel 1969)

Birth
1908

Haiti's president-General Alexis Nord flees from military coup

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1909

Paul-Albert Besnard, French painter/graphic artist (Elle), dies at 60

Death
1909

1st CFL Grey Cup: University of Toronto defeats Toronto Parkdale, 26-6

Event
1910

Alex North, Chester Penn, composer (Spartacus, Viva Zapata)

Birth
1910

Amar Singh, cricketer (dashing Indian all-rounder of thirties)

Birth
1910

Ramaswamy Venkataraman, president of India (1987-92)

Birth
1912

Alfons "Alphons" Berckmans, Flemish/British actor (Family Stastok)

Birth
1912

Jack Walsh, NSW/Leicestershire cricket china bowler (didn't rep Aust)

Birth
1912

Jimmy Jewel, comedian

Birth
1912

John W Pritchard, [Ian Wallace], US, sci-fi author (Megalomania)

Birth
1914

Walter Johnson accepts money from Federal League Chicago Whales Clark Griffith threatens to take Johnson to court

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1915

Gustav Hollaender, composer, dies at 60

Death
1915

Panama Pacific International Exposition opens

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1915

Ku Klux Klan receives charter from Fulton County Ga

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1915

F F Fletcher is 1st admiral to receive Congressional Medal of Honor

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1915

Allan Jackson, Hot Springs Ark, newscaster (Youth Takes a Stand)

Birth
1915

Fred Freer, cricketer (Australian pace bowler played one Test in 1946)

Birth
1918

Pres Wilson sails for Versailles Peace Conference in France, 1st chief executive to travel outside US while in office

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1920

1st Pro football playoff game Buffalo-7, Canton-3 at Polo Grounds

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1920

8th CFL Grey Cup: U of Toronto defeats Toronto Argonauts, 16-3

Event
1920

Michael Bates, Jhansi India, actor (Clockwork Orange, Patton)

Birth
1921

Deanna Durbin, Winnipeg Manitoba, actress/vocalist (100 Men and a Girl)

Birth