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 This day in History - May 4
365 Historic Events for May 4
1847

NY State creates a Board of Commissioners of Emigration

Event
1851

1st major SF fire

Event
1855

Camille Pleyel, Austria piano builder/composer, dies at 66

Death
1858

War of Reform (M‚xico); Liberals establish capital at Vera Cruz

Event
1860

Emil Nikolaus Von Reznicek, Vienna Austria, composer (Donna Diana)

Birth
1860

Emil Nikolaus von Reznicek, composer, dies

Death
1861

At Gretna LA, one of 1st guns of Rebel navy is cast

Event
1862

-5] Battle at Williamsburg, Virginia

Event
1862

Yorktown, VA - McClellan halted his troop before town as it is full of armed torpedoes left by CS Brig general Gabrial Rains

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1863

Battle of Chancellorsville-action at Salem Church

Event
1863

End of Chancellorsville - Beaten Union army withdraws

Event
1864

Ulysses S Grant crosses Rapidan and begins his duel with Robert E Lee

Event
1864

Gen Grant's Army at Potomac attacks at Rappahannock

Event
1864

-16] actions at Drewry's Bluff, Virginia

Event
1865

Battle of Mobile, AL

Event
1865

Battle of Citronville, AL; Richard Taylor surrenders

Event
1866

Woodward's Gardens opens to public

Event
1867

Dynam-Victor Fumet, composer

Birth
1871

Mynona, writer

Birth
1871

1st baseball league game (National Association of Baseball Players), (Ft Wayne 2, Cleveland 0) Deacon Jim White gets 1st hit, a double

Event
1875

Ramiro de Maeztu y Whitney, Spanish writer (Don Quixote and Celestine)

Birth
1875

Reggie Schwartz, cricketer (1st of great South African googlists)

Birth
1877

Arthur Lang, US, boxer/businessman (Died Aug 8, 1992 at 115)

Birth
1878

Phonograph shown for 1st time at Grand Opera House

Event
1879

William Froude, Brit civil eng/shipbuilder (F Integer), dies at 68

Death