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 This day in History - September 4
371 Historic Events for September 4
1906

NY Highlanders win 5th straight doubleheader

Event
1906

Antanas Raciunas, composer

Birth
1906

Hendrikus G "Han" Hoekstra, poet (Ongerijmde life)

Birth
1906

Alexander Moyzes, composer

Birth
1906

Max Delbrck, German/US biologist (Nobel 1969)

Birth
1907

Edvard Grieg, composer, dies at 64

Death
1907

Edvard Hagerup Grieg, Norwegian composer (Peer Gynt Suite), dies at 64

Death
1907

Leo Castelli, Trieste, American art dealer

Birth
1907

Maurice Ashley, historian

Birth
1908

Richard Wright, US, author (Native Son, Uncle Tom's Children)

Birth
1908

Caledonia and Hillhurst Football Clubs play for Central Alberta Rugby Football League championship

Event
1908

Edward Dmytryk, director (Carpetbaggers, Young Lions, Caine Mutiny)

Birth
1909

Karel Horky, composer

Birth
1911

Garros sets world altitude record of 4,250 m (13,944 ft)

Event
1912

Tonny Boucher, [Antonia M Erwich], cabaretiŠre

Birth
1912

Alexander Liberman, editor/painter/photographer (639)

Birth
1912

1st accident (collision) in Londoner Underground: 22 injured person

Event
1913

Stanford Moore, US biochemist (Nobel 1977)

Birth
1914

British, French and Russian govt sign Pact of London, against Germany

Event
1914

General von Moltke ceases German advance in France

Event
1915

Dick Thomas, Phila Pa, TV host (Village Barn)

Birth
1915

Rudolf Schock, German opera/operette singer

Birth
1916

Christy Mathewson and Mordecai Brown final baseball game

Event
1916

Robert [Augustine] W[ard] Lowndes, US, sci-fi author (Puzzle Planet)

Birth
1917

Henry Ford II, automaker (Ford Motor Co)

Birth