On This Day: December 04th
This is 339th day of the year and 27 days remain in the year.
George Washington delivered his farewell address to his officers at Fraunces Tavern in New York City.
William Marcy "Boss" Tweed of New York's Tammany Hall escaped from jail and fled the country.
The Senate approved U.S. participation in the United Nations.
Associated Press correspondent Terry Anderson is released after seven years as a hostage in Lebanon.
Rock musician and composer Frank Zappa died at age 52.
December 04 BirthdaysFrancisco Franco1892–1975, Spanish general and leader.
Dennis Wilsonpop musician
Rainer Maria Rilkepoet
Thomas Carlyleessayist, historian