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 This day in History - September 4
371 Historic Events for September 4
1882

1st district lit by electricity (NY's Pearl Street Station)

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1883

Karel Candael, Flemish composer (Passacaglia en Bourr‚e)

Birth
1885

1st cafeteria opens (NYC)

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1886

Apache Chief Geronimo surrenders ending last major US-Indian war

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1888

George Eastman patents 1st roll-film camera and registers "Kodak"

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1888

Oskar Schlemmer, German painter/sculptor

Birth
1892

Darius Milhaud, Aix-en-Provence France, composer (Maximilien)

Birth
1893

English author Beatrix Potter 1st tells the story of Peter Rabbit

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1893

Henry Schultz, US, farm commune leader

Birth
1894

In NYC, 12,000 tailors went on strike protesting sweat shops

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1894

Soccer team Veendam 1894 forms

Event
1895

Nigel Bruce, British/US actor (Dr Watson-Sherlock Holmes)

Birth
1896

Agnes Ayres, [Hinkle], US, actress (Sheik, Souls at Sea)

Birth
1896

Antonin Artaud, Marseilles France, songwriter/dir (Theatre Seraphin)

Birth
1899

8.3 earthquake shakes Yakutat Bay Alaska

Event
1900

Cornelis Verolme, Dutch ship builder

Birth
1901

Paul Osborn, playwright (Mornings at 7)

Birth
1902

Lorna Johnstone, England, equestrian dressage (Olympic-13th-1968)

Birth
1903

Herman Zumpe, composer, dies at 53

Death
1904

Hjordis T”pel, Sweden, diving/4 X 100m relay (Olympic-bronze-1924)

Birth
1904

Dali Lama signs treaty allowing British commerce in Tibet

Event
1904

Maudet Christian-Jacques, film director

Birth
1904

Julian Hill, research chemist

Birth
1905

Mary Renault, [Mary Challens], writer (King Must Die, Funeral Games)

Birth
1905

Pierre de Braza, founder (French Congo), dies

Death