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 This day in History - May 4
365 Historic Events for May 4
1881

Aleksandr F Kerenski, Russian premier (1917-Prelude to Bolshevism)

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1882

Wilhelm Lehmann, writer

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1883

John Gordon Cashmans begins "Vicksburg Evening Post" (Miss)

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1885

Aleksandar I Karadjordjevic, monarch of Serbia (1842-58), dies at 78

Death
1886

Haymarket riot in Chicago; bomb kills 7 policemen

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1888

Italy and Spain sign military covenant

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1889

Francis J Spellman, US Cardinal

Birth
1891

Frederick Jacobi, composer

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1891

Johan W F Werumeus Buning, Dutch poet (Daily Bread)

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1891

Sherlock Holmes, "dies" at Reichenbach Falls

Death
1893

Royal Butler, [Edwin Richey], Atlanta GA, actor

Birth
1893

George Washington Hewitt, composer, dies at 82

Death
1893

Edgar Dearing, Ceres CA, actor (Abraham Lincoln, Free and Easy)

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1893

Cowboy Bob Pickett invents bulldogging

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1896

Grease fire ignites « ton of dynamite at Cripple Creek Colorado

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1896

1st edition of London Daily Mail (« penny)

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1897

Fire in Paris bazaar at Rue Jean Goujon kills 200

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1897

23rd Kentucky Derby: Buttons Garner aboard Typhoon II wins in 2:12«

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1898

24th Kentucky Derby: Willie Simms aboard Plaudit wins in 2:09

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1899

25th Kentucky Derby: Fred Taral aboard Manuel wins in 2:12

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1902

Rodney Meredith Thomas, architect/painter

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1902

Cvjetko Rihtman, composer

Birth
1902

Cola [Nicolas] Debrot, Bonaire governor (Neth Antilles)/author

Birth
1903

Luther Adler, NYC, actor (Dr Bernard Altman-Psychiatrist)

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1905

M ty s Seiber, Budapest Hungary, composer (Scherzando)

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