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 This day in History - February 4
421 Historic Events for February 4
1805

Georg Andreas Henkel, composer

Birth
1815

Jacob van Strij, Dutch cartoonist/graphic artist, dies at 58

Death
1815

Geert Reinders, Dutch cattle breeder/inoculation proponent, dies at 77

Death
1816

Meingosus Gaelle, composer, dies at 63

Death
1819

Joshua Norton, SF, Norton I, emperor of USA

Birth
1820

Bozena Nemcov , [Barnora Panklov ], Czech author (Babicka)

Birth
1822

Free American Blacks settle Liberia, West Africa

Event
1824

J W Goodrich introduces rubber galoshes to public

Event
1826

Halbert Eleazer Paine, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1905

Birth
1834

Amelie Julia Candielle, composer, dies at 66

Death
1841

Cl‚ment Ader, French inventor (1st to fly a heavier-than-air craft)

Birth
1842

Georg Brandes, [Morris Cohen], Danish literary-historian/critic

Birth
1842

Vasili O Klyutshevski, Russian historian

Birth
1844

Willem de Clerq, Dutch merchant/literary, dies at 49

Death
1846

Mormons leave Nauvoo, Mo for settlement in west

Event
1847

1st US telegraph co established in Maryland

Event
1848

[Fran‡ois-Victor-]Jean Aicard, Fren playwright/poet (Jeune Croyances)

Birth
1849

Jean Richepin, French poet/writer (Les Chansons de Gueux)

Birth
1849

University of Wisconsin begins in 1 room with 20 students

Event
1854

Carl Ludwig Cornelius Westenholz, composer, dies at 66

Death
1854

Alvan Bovay proposes name "Republican Party," Ripon, Wisc

Event
1855

Soldiers shoot Jewish families in Coro, Venezuela

Event
1861

Confederate constitutional convention meets for 1st time, Montgomery Ala, Ga, Fla, La, Miss and SC elect Jefferson Davis pres of Confederacy

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1864

24th Amendment abolishes Poll tax

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1864

Skirmish at Big Black River Bridge, Mississippi

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