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 This day in History - December 4
377 Historic Events for December 4
1942

US bombers struck Italian mainland for 1st time in WW II

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1942

FDR orders dismantling of Works Progress Administration

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1942

1st US citizenship granted an alien on foreign soil (James Hoey)

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1943

-Dec 6] 2nd conference of Cairo: FDR, Churchill and Turkish pres Inonu

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1943

Commissioner Landis announces any baseball club may sign Negroes

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1943

Yugoslavian resistance forms provisionary government under Dr Ribar

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1943

Patti Chandler, Calif, actress (Bikini Beach)

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1943

Carlo Mierendorff, German politician/antifascist, dies at 46

Death
1944

Dennis Wilson, Hawthorne CA, drummer/vocalist (Beach Boys-My Room)

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1944

Germans destroy Rhine dikes, Betuwe flooded

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1945

Michael Gerzon, mathematician

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1945

Senate approves US participation in UN

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1945

11th Heisman Trophy Award: Doc Blanchard, Army (FB)

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1945

Pam Higgins, LPGA golfer

Birth
1947

USSR joins Intl Amateur Athletic Union

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1947

Ursula Krechel, writer

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1948

Lin Onus, artist

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1948

"Magdalena" closes at Ziegfeld Theater NYC after 48 performances

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1948

Karl Bonhoeffer, German psychiatrist/neurologist, dies

Death
1948

SS Kiangya hits mine in Whangpoo River China, sinks killing 2,750 die

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1948

Roberta Lynn Bondar, Ontario, astronaut (STS 42)

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1948

Southside Johnny Lyon, NJ, rocker (Asbury Jukes-Don't Want Go Home)

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1949

Bob Gage ties NFL record of a 97 yard touchdown run

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1949

Jeff Bridges, LA Calif, actor (Stay Hungry, Against All Odds)

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1949

Mary Bea Porter-King, Everett WA, LPGA golfer (1975 Golf Inns Classic)

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